Moody, Criss 1968-06-22

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Criss Moody deals with various aspects of ranch life, emphasizing cattle raising and living conditions. At times this tape is difficult to understand.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Criss Moody

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: June 22, 1968

Location: None Given

Interviewer: John Abshire

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Autobiographical material, Listing of ranches—Gillim, Open range, Drought (1918), Cattle drives, Lightning storm, Riding injuries, Cattle drives:, Miles per day, Hours, Fences, Changing horses, Listing of hands of drive (1918), Winter of 1919, Line riding, Autobiographical material, Building of fences, Changes in ranches, Shipping, Drive to Tennessee, Cattle diseases, Tick fever treatment, First innoculations, Listing of ranches, Wages, Carrying of side arms.

Tape 1, Side 2: Living conditions, Location of supply points, Source of drinking water, Frequency of shopping, Source of lumber, Home furnishings, Description of a dugout, Location of Antelope Flat, Preserving beef, Social activities.

Range Dates: 1918-1919

Bulk Dates: 1918-1919

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