Williams, Jim I 1979

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Jim I. Williams, Carson County rancher, discusses his ranch’s history and operation, along with other outfits in the Texas Panhandle.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Jim I. Williams

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: 1979

Location: None Given

Interviewer: Elizabeth Shrank

Length: 1 hour


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Williams ranch, Brand, Pioneers, Grandfather, land purchase, Ranch breakup, Nature of the ranch operation, Williams’ home, Horses, Texas ranching, Chuck wagons, Large vs. small ranches, Williams ranch (again), Dodge City-Tascosa stage trail, Land preservation, Horses (again).

Tape 1, Side 2: Williams ranch (continued), Horses (continued), Roping, Cooking, Anecdote, Richard Bolt, Brown beans recipe, Green beans recipe, Beef head.

Range Dates: 1870-1978

Bulk Dates: 1898-1978


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