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Range Riding In Oklahoma

Description: Story of the life of cowboys on cattle drives in the Cherokee Outlet and Cimarron River area of Oklahoma in the 1880's. This information, based on recollections of L. S. Records, mentions Indian encounters, bad weather, cowboys life, fences and general conditions on the range.
Date: 1970
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Sparks Ranch

Description: Descriptive information on this ranch, run by Bill, Wendell and Trudie (Mrs. Wymore) Sparks, in the Arbucke Mountains. This ranch was begun in 1922 by Scott Sparks and covered 10,000 acres.
Date: unknown
Creator: McGalliard, William A.
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Creede Speake Speaks Out

Description: Article of rancher near Milo, in Carter County. Mr. Speake was president of the Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association at the time of this article. Information concerning his herd and ranch are in the article.
Date: unknown
Creator: Speake, Creede
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Fitzgerald "Triangle Bar" Ranch

Description: Notes, made by Mac McGalliard, concerning this ranch in the Arbuckle Mountains, west of Springer. Established in 1919 by D. C. Fitzgerald, Sr., and has continued under his son, D. C. "Denny", and daughter, Mrs. Dan C. Smartt, Denver, Colorado. Information on the establishment of grazing land and cattle production is included.
Date: unknown
Creator: McGalliard, William A.
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Ranching In The Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations

Description: Story of ranching interests of Allen Wright and his nephew Alinton Telle. Several locations in the Chickasaw and the Choctaw Nations are mentioned. Events surrounding the spring roundup are included. Magazine article, original, 4 pages 1 page, magazine cover
Date: 2013
Creator: Wright, J.B.
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

6666 - Herefords for 75 Years

Description: American Breeds Journal, July 1975. Story of the ranch, also info, on The Dixon Creek Ranch, begun by Jerry Burnett, father of Burk Burnett. Location of the 6666 Ranch is south of the Red River, north of Wichita Falls. Story of association of Jay Pumphrey with the ranch sine June 1961 is also included. from Roy Tompkins, 6 pages, photocopied, published material
Date: 2013
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Price, Henry

Description: Notes taken by Mac McGalliard concerning the ranch near Addington, Oklahoma, owned by Henry Price. This ranch is located on the Chisholm Trail.
Date: unknown
Creator: McGalliard, William A.
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

The Wichita Buffalo Herd

Description: Department of the Interior, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1974. Story of the origination of the herd in 1907 with the donation of 15 bison from the New York Zoological Park. 1 page, original, published material
Date: unknown
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Roads North

Description: by Hobart E. Stocking, from The Cattleman, January 1952. Story of the cattle drives and trails from south-central Texas to Kansas and Montana. Map of the trails in included. 5 pages, original published material
Date: 1952
Creator: Stocking, Hobart E.
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Visit To A Ranch

Description: Fitzgerald "Triangle Bar" Ranch. Report of current status of this ranch south of Springer, Ok., and improvements to the grassland made by owner D.C. Fitzgerald, Jr. Photo of Fitzgerald and foreman Trig Meek is with the article. Newspaper article, original 1 photocopy
Date: 2013
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Last Of A Kind

Description: Noted on the article-editor, Don Hedgpeth, art by Justin Wells, Edmond, Ok. Story of the passing of the longhorn cow, the frees grass and the old time cowboy. Poem with the line "But Don't you fence me in" is included in the article. Magazine article, original, 1 page
Date: 2013
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Empty Acres of Old Corrals

Description: Story of the Forth Worth Stockyards bygone glory and present condition. Companies that operated at the stockyards are mentioned in the article from "Southwest Scene".
Date: 1971
Creator: Freund, Carl
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Western Oklahoma Ranch Early Bas For Massive Holdings

Description: History of this ranch northwest of Leedey, Ok., that began as the Flying V ranch in the mid 1870's. Log house built by Jim Patterson when the Bar X took over is mentioned along with cattle drives and life on the range at the time. Magazine article, 4 pages, original
Date: 2013
Creator: Taylor, Nat A.
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

101 Ranch

Description: First Bulldogger 101 Ranch Hand story of Bill Pickett, Old timers Of Ranch Meeting Here-reunion of former ranch hands and performers, First Medallion Of Series Pictures 101 Miller Brothers-story of commemorative medal in honor of the famous ranch. newspaper section, 12 pages, original
Date: 2013
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Polled Herefords No Accident

Description: History of the breed first begun by the work of Warren Gammon. The famous bull "Giant", secured by Gammon, and one named "Variation", bred by Joyn G. Thomas, are part of the story. Magazine article, 2 pages, original
Date: 2013
Creator: Rector, Lee
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Herrick Farms

Description: Notes containing information of the farm and operations taken by Mac McGalliard, April 6, 1965. Form used in weekly report on the ranch is also included.
Date: unknown
Creator: McGalliard, William A.
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

Barbed Wire

Description: Short history of the development of "barbed wire". Descriptions of several types introduced in 1850-1870 are included. 3 pages, typed; gift-Denny Fitzgerald, April 1972
Date: unknown
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

The Splawn Brothers and Grandma Rice

Description: by Harry Hudson, Frontier Times, Feb.-March 1976. Story of working for Josh Splawn on his various ranches in Love and Carter Counties, c1905. Marietta, Cheek, Overbrook and other towns are mentioned along with the Washington Ranch, Bud Ballew and the 6666 Ranch near Wichita Falls. 64 pages, published material
Date: 1976
Creator: Hudson, Harry
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

The Texas Longhorn

Description: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife, July 1971. Story of the background of the longhorn breed in America. 1 page, original, published material
Date: unknown
Partner: Ardmore Public Library
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