Kennedy, Shorty 1972-08-19
Shorty Kennedy, former Matador cowboy, discusses his work on the Matador and LS ranches.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Shorty Kennedy
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: August 19, 1972
Location: Channing, Texas
Interviewer: David Murrah
Length: 35 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Background and early life,
Began work with Matador (1914),
Review of various jobs held,
LS Ranch in 1934 and current operation,
Cowboy’s daily routine described,
Country dance mentioned,
Working as a cook on the Matador Ranch,
Contrasting past ranching techniques with current practices,
Description of "horse wrangling" job.
Tape 1, Side 2: Discussion of various Matador employees,
Hauling Matador’s first cotton bale to Dumas.
Range Dates: 1914-1972
Bulk Dates: 1914-1972
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