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The Resource High Plains yesterdays : from XIT days through drouth and depression, John C. Dawson, Sr

High Plains yesterdays : from XIT days through drouth and depression, John C. Dawson, Sr

Label
High Plains yesterdays : from XIT days through drouth and depression
Title
High Plains yesterdays
Title remainder
from XIT days through drouth and depression
Statement of responsibility
John C. Dawson, Sr
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
976.4/812
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
F394.D15
LC item number
D38 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Label
High Plains yesterdays : from XIT days through drouth and depression, John C. Dawson, Sr
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
The first generation settlers. Beale Queen and childhood memories -- Dalhart in 1909 -- The Rita Blanca and lessons in history and nature -- Val Powell's blacksmith shop and Joe Langhorne's barbershop -- Legendary Eugene Logan -- Andy James and the James Brothers Ranch : part one -- Andy James and the James Brothers Ranch : part two -- Symbols of change and I.J. Gushwa -- Dalhart life and Shorty No Legs -- Pioneer doctor : G.W. Dawson -- Pioneer doctor's wife : Willie Catherine -- The errant jackass and how to raise tumbleweeds -- My friend : Al Dalton and Beill Bennet : gentlemen -- Dalhart's angel of mercy : Mrs. E.R. Stewart -- Dalhart's golden cycle and W.H. Lathem -- Jim Webb's head, or, A stranger's mysterious death -- Number 126 and Prohibition's children -- The prarie fires and Berti Whaley Cecil -- The "worst" blizzards and Sam Wohlford -- The skunk in the opera house and return of a native -- Survivors of the Dust Bowl. The black dusters -- Homesteaders' struggles : C.C. Lucas family -- John McCarty, Albert Law, and the weather reports -- A long dead outlaw brings a sense of relief from drouth and depression -- Digging out
Control code
12263211
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 274 p.
Isbn
9780890155165
Lccn
85015891
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Rollo Newsom, 2011 (Access. No. 2011-004). Author's inscribed presentation copy for David Reed, Feb. 11, 1987. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)12263211
Label
High Plains yesterdays : from XIT days through drouth and depression, John C. Dawson, Sr
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
The first generation settlers. Beale Queen and childhood memories -- Dalhart in 1909 -- The Rita Blanca and lessons in history and nature -- Val Powell's blacksmith shop and Joe Langhorne's barbershop -- Legendary Eugene Logan -- Andy James and the James Brothers Ranch : part one -- Andy James and the James Brothers Ranch : part two -- Symbols of change and I.J. Gushwa -- Dalhart life and Shorty No Legs -- Pioneer doctor : G.W. Dawson -- Pioneer doctor's wife : Willie Catherine -- The errant jackass and how to raise tumbleweeds -- My friend : Al Dalton and Beill Bennet : gentlemen -- Dalhart's angel of mercy : Mrs. E.R. Stewart -- Dalhart's golden cycle and W.H. Lathem -- Jim Webb's head, or, A stranger's mysterious death -- Number 126 and Prohibition's children -- The prarie fires and Berti Whaley Cecil -- The "worst" blizzards and Sam Wohlford -- The skunk in the opera house and return of a native -- Survivors of the Dust Bowl. The black dusters -- Homesteaders' struggles : C.C. Lucas family -- John McCarty, Albert Law, and the weather reports -- A long dead outlaw brings a sense of relief from drouth and depression -- Digging out
Control code
12263211
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 274 p.
Isbn
9780890155165
Lccn
85015891
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Rollo Newsom, 2011 (Access. No. 2011-004). Author's inscribed presentation copy for David Reed, Feb. 11, 1987. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)12263211

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