Lincoln, John 1973-09-23
Rancher John Lincoln discusses the changes and mode of operation of the Matador Ranch since its liquidation in 1952. Fran Holden and Maxine Blankenship, who conducted the interview, then discuss historical preservation of ranch papers and artifacts.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: John Lincoln
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: September 23, 1973
Location: Matador, Texas
Interviewer: Fran Holden and Maxine Blankenship
Length: 50 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Review of Fred Koch’s career,
Description of Matador Land and Cattle Company holdings after 1952,
Administration, operation of Matador Land and Cattle Company examined,
Koch family, family attitude discussed,
Area personalities mentioned,
Review of Lincoln’s career,
Fred Koch’s attitude toward ranching examined,
Review of changes in Matador management,
Discussion of business records.
Tape 1, Side 2: Description of planned ranch celebration,
Texas Tech’s Ranching Heritage Center discussed,
Interviewers comment on ranch restoration and artifacts,
Montana ranch discussed,
Early ranch houses mentioned,
Spanish architectural ranch design mentioned,
Other ranch types discussed.
Range Dates: 1952-1973
Bulk Dates: 1952-1973
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