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Crane pioneer George Teague recalls anecdotes and stories about his rodeo experiences and his ranching and farming career.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: George Teague

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: August 14, 1970

Location: Crane, Texas

Interviewer: Paul Patterson

Length: 2 hours


Tape 1, Side 1: Worked on ranches in Odessa-Midland and the Crane area, Experiences told of buying Mexican steers, Various jobs reviewed, Bootlegging near Crane recalled, Living conditions on the ranch discussed, Explores horses’ behavior, Experiences with rodeo performance related, Mentions team roping and rodeo awards.

Tape 1, Side 2: Rodeo experiences (continued), Anecdote about hauling a horse to the rodeo, Various rodeo performers listed, Children mentioned, Rodeo anecdotes, Water shortage: paid 10 cents for a glass of water in Crane.

Tape 2, Side 1: Family history reviewed, Describes drought (1917-18), Migration from drought recalled, Picked cotton, Recollection of black farmer, Farming experiences cited, Traces growth of Texas Highway Department equipment, Tornado mentioned, Worked for Clayton Ranch, O’Donnell recalled as a cattle shipping point, Cattle loose in Fluvanna, Mention of driving horses through Tokio, Mallet Ranch recalled.

Tape 2, Side 2: Disciplining a cowboy on the ranch, Anecdote about making the chuck wagon cook angry, Yellowhouse Canyon recalled, Bootlegging near Seminole, Relates various ranch anecdotes, Evidence of bootlegging operations on the ranch cited, Clarification of events in personal history.

Range Dates: 1910-1940

Bulk Dates: 1910-1930s

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