Lewis, Walter M 1977-07-15

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Walter Lewis explains the origin of the Polled Hereford and talks about his life as a rancher.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Walter M. Lewis

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 15, 1977

Location: Larned, Kansas

Interviewer: Charles L. Wood

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family background, John M. Lewis, father, Larned, Kansas (1908), Alfalfa farmer, Marriage (1910), Polled Herefords, Giant, first Polled bull, Quality, Popularity, Reasons, Plato, Polled bull, Jesse Riffel, Cattle, Crossbreeding, Straight breed Herefords, Dwarfism, Genealogy, Polled Herefords, Family names.

Tape 1, Side 2: Victor Domino, bull, Cattle shows, Activities, Show bulls, Importance, Advertising, Polled Hereford Board, Livestock judges, Nurse cows, Cattle shows, Fitting cattle, Polled Hereford Association, Organized (1901).

Range Dates: 1901-1977

Bulk Dates: 1908-1977

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