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Ruth White Burns,Rose Powers White,Lawanda Calton's A Man Was a Real Man in Them Days: Pioneers of the Llano PDF

By Ruth White Burns,Rose Powers White,Lawanda Calton

ISBN-10: 0985344008

ISBN-13: 9780985344009

"A guy used to be a true guy in Them Days" celebrates the existence and personality of the 1st settlers who dared to problem the enormous prairie of the Llano Estacado of jap New Mexico. those ranchers and homesteaders confronted drought, prairie hearth, rustlers, loss of nutrients and water, and perhsps such a lot of all, loneliness. as a result of an absence of floor water, the Llano used to be the final region to be settled. After the tip of the Civil struggle, cowmen started to path their herds to the Plains, and whilst the railroad got here in 1898, homesteaders poured in, lured via delivers of loose land. The braveness, decision, and sturdy humor of those first settlers is printed by way of their very own phrases of their letters and interviews, recorded whereas they have been nonetheless living.

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