Stewardson, George 1970-07-08

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George Stewardson, Coleman County sheep rancher, discusses his family and their experiences in the sheep business.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: George Stewardson

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 08, 1970

Location: Santa Anna, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family background, Great-grandfather, William Stewardson, Came to American from England (1842), Grandfather, John Stewardson, Came to Texas (1877), Settled in Coleman County (1879) in sheep business, Description of Coleman County terrain, Wide open, mesquite in valleys, Grandmother, Elizabeth Huffer Stewardson, Mother, Lula Goodman, Parents settled in Coleman County (1891), Kinds of sheep raised by Stewardson, Education of Stewardson, Caring for and shearing of sheep, Predatory animals, Sheep ranching, Herder, Landwagon with eight stanchions.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1842-1970

Bulk Dates: 1879-1970

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