Ranch Headquarters Bunkhouse Dedication 1974-06-22

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Rancher John Lott addresses the audience gathered to dedicate the JY Ranch bunkhouse at the Ranch Headquarters(now Ranching Heritage Center) at Texas Tech University.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Ranch Headquarters Bunkhouse Dedication

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: June 22, 1974

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: None Given

Length: 30 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Invocation by retired Bishop George Quarterman, Origin of JY Ranch bunkhouse related, Description of bunkhouse interior, Various groups recognized, Masterson family members introduced, Origin of Ranch Headquarters given, Address by Texas Tech President Grover E. Murray, John Lott dedicates the bunkhouse, Life of Robert Benjamin Masterson noted, Early life examined, Building a cattle herd, Ranching in Wheeler County, First Black Angus in state cited, Masterson characterized, Recognition of individuals, Bob Masterson III introduced, opens bunkhouse to the public.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1880s-1974

Bulk Dates: 1974


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