Fayman, David 1992-11-12

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David Fayman recounts his association with the Mallet Ranch. He reminisces about his grandfather, W. D. Johnson, and Christine DeVitt.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: David Fayman

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Date: November 12, 1992

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Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 40 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: W. D. Johnson (David Fayman's grandfather), Personality description, Mariom, Kansas, Rigidity, Food preferences, Automobiles, House near Kansas City, Kansas City - Roanoke District, Acquisition of Mallet Ranch, Saddle, Anecdote about Pecos, Texas, David Fayman, Visit to Mallet Ranch, John and Iola Jones, Orbiter photos of ranch, Mallet Ranch and farming, Christine DeVitt, First encounter anecdote, Ann Snyder anecdote, Woman in a man's world, Trust officer anecdote, Capital improvement program, Irrigation, Recharging aquifer, Land in cultivation, Murrah's book on ranch, Report by Fisher - 1974, Visits to ranch (again), Preservation opportunities, W. D. Johnson (again)

Tape 1, Side 2: W. D. Johnson (continued), Children, Mystery of how attained Mallet stock, F. W. Flato, Loss of documents, Place in history, Assisted many farmers and ranchers in area, Photographs, New Mexico ranch

Range Dates: 1919-1950s

Bulk Dates: 1940s


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