Carter, Hamp 1972-08-11

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Hamp Carter, West Texas sheep rancher, recounts his family background and recalls highlights of his career.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Hamp Carter

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Date: August 11, 1972

Location: Rankin, Texas

Interviewer: Paul Patterson

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Recalls livestock prices and programs during the Depression, Drought in 1933 described, Anecdote about ears freezing during a storm, Mentions drought in 1917, Influenza epidemic recalled, Effects of economic recession 1921, Mrs. Carter's anecdotes and description of ranch life, Cooperative wool-shearing

Tape 1, Side 2: Story concerning personal injury, Depression beef and wool prices quoted, Discusses government sheep program, Memories of early education, Acquisition of West Texas land, Suds Ranch recalled, Area sheriff's characterized, Experiences roping rodeo contests, Wooden windmills repaired, Examines behavior of horses, Discusses government program to buy horses during Depression

Range Dates: 1917-1971

Bulk Dates: 1917-1933

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