Spade-Renderbrook Blacksmith Shop Dedication 1972-02-22

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This is the taped recording of the program at the Ranching Heritage Center dedicating the Spade-Renderbrook blacksmith shop.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Spade-Renderbrook Blacksmith Shop Dedication

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: February 22, 1972

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: None Given

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Remarks by Dr. W. C. Holden, Praises President Grover Murray’s support of the Museum and introduces him as the next speaker, Introduction of Charles G. Scruggs by Dr. Murray, Dedicatory speech by Charles Scruggs, member of the Texas Tech Board of Regents, Explains Walter Prescott Webb’s theory of western settlement, Describes Isaac Ellwood’s part in the development of barbed wire, Establishment of the Spade Ranch described, Presentation of Spade brand replica to Frank Chappell, Acceptance speech by Frank Chappell, Conclusion of the program, Inscription on the plaque in the blacksmith shop read.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1972

Bulk Dates: 1972

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