Roark, J C 1968-05-28

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Bud Roark covers a wide variety of subjects, most of which deal with ranching, although some folklore is also included. At times, this tape is difficult to understand.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: J.C. Roark

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: May 28, 1968

Location: Alpine, Texas

Interviewer: Paul Patterson

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Blank

Tape 1, Side 2: Autobiographical material, Cattle shipping points, Wettest year, Sheep value versus cattle, Decline of sheep raising, Charge for deer hunters, Civil War incident, Indian pranks, Biographical material, Mesquite, Beef flavor, Feeding cattle, Alpine wells, San Francisco creek, Biographical material, Grass and wind, Buffalo, Formation of lakes, Buffalo migration, Hair and wool, Longhorn horns, Buffalo method of rising, Dagger plants, Early horses, Best homestead country, Homestead stake, Claim jumpers, Running for land, Number of sections, Cost.

Range Dates: 1860s-1968

Bulk Dates: ?-1968

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