Sursa, Belinda and Dave Kinney 1970

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Belinda Sursa and Dave Kinney discuss, in separate interviews, various aspects of life on the Pitchfork Ranch.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Belinda Sursa and Dave Kinney

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: 1970

Location: King County, Texas

Interviewer: None Given

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Belinda Sursa [speaker], Buying supplies for the ranch, Sourdough biscuits, Ranch life, Isolation, Danger from horses, Barrel racing, daughter, Early ranch life, Lack of medical care, Home remedies, Tourniquets, Snake-bite cures, Hugh Binson, grandfather, Chuck wagon cook, Swenson Ranch, Cooking quail, Dave Kinney [speaker], Coyotes, Bought land from Matador Ranch (1948), Camps on ranch, Croton camp, Bachelor camp, Half-dugouts, Calves, Maintenance of windmills, fences, Cattle, Feeding, Cross breeds.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1890-1970

Bulk Dates: 1948-1970

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