Kirby, J C Pete 1976-02-05

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J. C. Kirby talks of his experiences with horses. Note: The background noise is very bad on the first part of tape.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: J.C. Pete Kirby

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: February 05, 1976

Location: Lometa, Texas

Interviewer: None given

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Family history, Grandfather moved to Texas (1876), Five sons: Bob, Will, Jack, Isaac and Tom Kirby, Father, Jack Kirby, Pete born in Lometa, Texas (1876), School, Father’s farming and ranching, Horse business (starting 1931), Dr. Ray Worth Williams (1941), Partner, Polo ponies, American Quarter Horse Association, Polo ponies (again), Farming, Livestock trade, Horses, Racing, Breaking, Roping, Farming.

Tape 1, Side 2: Family tree, Breaking horses, Family reunions, Old house, Dances, Man-O-War and descendants.

Range Dates: 1876-1941

Bulk Dates: 1876-1941

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