McDonald, W Homer 1973-03-02

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Homer McDonald, brother of James Pierce McDonald, a former resident of Las Escarbadas, discusses the headquarters house of the Las Escarbadas Division of the XIT Ranch which is now at the Ranching Heritage Center in Lubbock.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: W. Homer McDonald

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: March 02, 1973

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Duncan Muckelroy

Length: 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Las Escarbadas headquarters house discussed, Floor plan described, Recalls trapping coyotes, Biographical information, Educated in Bovina, Father’s background reviewed, Outlaw called "The Black Kid" recalled, Discusses Ranching Heritage Center, Las Escarbadas (continued), Cowboy named Sam mentioned, Other XIT personnel remembered.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1888-1973

Bulk Dates: 1888-1973

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