Morrison, Fran and Frank 2008-07-26
This interview features Fran and Frank Morrison as they recount the genealogy of their grandparents, and discuss running a cow-calf operation at a ranch. In this interview, the Morrisons describe living on a ranch and the day to day operations of the ranch as well as how the community would help ranchers.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Fran and Frank Morrison
Additional Parties Recorded: n/a
Date: July 26, 2008
Location: Pampa, Texas
Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson
Length: 02:03:03 (2 hours, 3 minutes)
Introduction Family background; Fran’s schooling; How their family got to the ranch; Her grandmother, Kate Tucker’s story; growing up; How she met her husband; the ranch operation; His father’s cow-calf operation and how it differed from Grundy’s; Working the high horned Herefords on Horseback; Dealing with predators to the cows and calves; Bringing in extra help to manage the ranches; community help; Branding; Ranches getting broken up by oil wells and roads
Original Recording Format: born digital audio
Recording Format Notes: audio CD recording available for listening in our Reading Room
Transcript: found here: https://hdl.handle.net/10605/360255
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