Oral History Interview with Ross Snodgrass, June 13, 1999

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Interview with Ross Snodgrass , a rancher from Kerrville, Texas. The interview includes memories of his 50-year ranching career.

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1 videodisc (1 hr., 36 min., 4 sec.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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Bethel, Ann & Snodgrass, Ross June 13, 1999.

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Interview with Ross Snodgrass , a rancher from Kerrville, Texas. The interview includes memories of his 50-year ranching career.

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1 videodisc (1 hr., 36 min., 4 sec.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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Oral History Interview with Ross Snodgrass, June 13, 1999

Interview with Ross Snodgrass, ranche rfrom Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Snodgrass discusses his family's move to the area in the mid-1800s, as well as their ranching history. He talks about his own experience as a rancher, raising and training animals, surviving droughts (and anthrax), roping, and more. Mr. Snodgrass also tells stories about the "Whippoorwill" band he and his wife, Clarabelle Snodgrass, started after marrying in 1933. The transcript includes a few comments by his wife.

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[Oral History Interview with Ross Snodgrass, June 13, 1999], ark:/67531/metapth795442/

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  • June 13, 1999

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  • 185u - June 13, 1999

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  • Aug. 26, 2015, 4:02 p.m.

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  • Oct. 21, 2016, 12:52 p.m.

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Bethel, Ann & Snodgrass, Ross. Oral History Interview with Ross Snodgrass, June 13, 1999, video, June 13, 1999; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth636799/: accessed September 15, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Kerr County Historical Commission.