Fort, Troy 1969-08-00

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Mr. Fort, the World’s Champion Calf Roper in 1947 and 1949, discusses his career, the horses he rode, and other calf and steer ropers.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Troy Fort

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Date: August 1969

Location: Lovington, New Mexico

Interviewer: Dr. Charles Townsend

Length: 30 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Fort's parents and his early life, Owns ranch near Lovington, Started roping at fairs and Sunday ropings, Roping at rodeos, World's Champion calf roper, 1947 and 1949, Old Baldy, his horse, discussed, Winnings from roping, Runner-up in 1951, Discusses horses, Other calf and steer ropers, Greatest calf and steer ropers

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1940-1950s

Bulk Dates: 1940-1950s


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