Stroup, Jim 1978-03-16

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Jim Stroup discusses his life as a rancher in Briscoe County.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Jim Stroup

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: March 16, 1978

Location: Quitaque, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Born in Briscoe County (1903), Father’s arrival (1892), Ranch cook, Marriage (1901), Land for cattle (1907), Hereford cattle, Cattle market before World War I, Water availability, Education, Graduation (1923), Wayland College, Ranching operation, Raising feed, Bad winters, Blizzard (December 1911).

Tape 1, Side 2: Winter (1911-1912), Cattle loss, Sandstorms, Cattle, Horses, Church, Raising cattle, Land, Increasing mechanization.

Range Dates: 1892-1920s

Bulk Dates: 1903-1920s

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