Zapalac, George 1971-08-20
George Zapalac recalls his experiences as a rancher during the government cattle shoot of the 1930s.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: George Zapalac
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: August 20, 1971
Location: La Grange, Texas
Interviewer: Harry Krenek
Length: 10 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Explains decisions made as to which cattle to shoot,
Describes the actual slaughter,
Notification of cattle shoot,
Feelings toward beef waste discussed,
Condition of pastures,
Actual shoot described (again),
Taking meat not prevalent among neighbors,
Disposition of carcasses.
Tape 1, Side 2: Blank
Range Dates: 1930s
Bulk Dates: 1930s
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