Luckett, Jack 1978-07-20

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Jack Luckett discusses his memories as a cowhand on the Matador Ranch and the role his father, Hugh (Texas Jack) Luckett, played in the operation.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Jack Luckett

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 20, 1978

Location: Matador, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 1 hour, 5 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Hugh (Texas Jack) Luckett, father, Birthplace, St. Joseph, Missouri (July 5, 1865), William (Buffalo Bill) Cody’s Wild West Show, Adoption by Indians, Jesse James’s death, Work experience, General Merchandise Store, Matador Ranch, Alamocitas division, Henry H. Campbell, A. G. Ligertwood, Horses, John Mackenzie, Brazil (1917), Matador cowhands, James R. Burr, Jack Ramsey, Emit Roberts, "Pilou" Vivian.

Tape 1, Side 2: Matador cowhands (continued), Matt Walker, Bob Alley, John Jackson, Childhood pranks, Pinkerton men, Mr. Robertson, Southwest Cattle Association, Mel Goud and Tom Ross, Cattle rustlers, Gin constructed (1915), Cooks.

Tape 2, Side 1: Cattle, Drives, Butchering, Matador Ranch, Brazil operation, Ranch hands, Dakota operation, Montana operation.

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1865-1917

Bulk Dates: 1865-1917

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