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  • Page 1 of [Interview with Jose Garcia Y Trujillo]

    Page 1 of [Interview with Jose Garcia Y Trujillo]

    • Contributor: Smith, Janet - Trujillo, Jose Garcia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1936-08-26
  • Page 2 of [Interview with Jose Garcia Y Trujillo]

    Page 2 of [Interview with Jose Garcia Y Trujillo]

    • Contributor: Smith, Janet - Trujillo, Jose Garcia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1936-08-26
  • Page 3 of [Interview with Jose Garcia Y Trujillo]

    Page 3 of [Interview with Jose Garcia Y Trujillo]

    1089 {Begin deleted text}300088{End deleted text} S-240- Folk-Ways Smith, Janet 8/26/36 - cl-1,800 INTERVIEW WITH JOSE GARCIA Y TRUJILLO Jose Garcia y Trujillo doesn't believe that Billy The Kid was ever shot. He feels sure he got away to South America. He wouldn't be surprised if he is alive somewhere today, an old man with many memories and a quick mind, like himself. When ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Janet - Trujillo, Jose Garcia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1936-08-26
  • Page 4 of [Interview with Jose Garcia Y Trujillo]

    Page 4 of [Interview with Jose Garcia Y Trujillo]

    2 "Como le va, Senora." Mr. Garcia placed the one chair in the shade for me. He found a box behind a heap of wagon wheels and car fenders and sat down beside me. He squinted his long blue eyes and asked in Spanish, "What's new?" I patted the black kitten stretched on a bench at my elbow. Beside it perched a cock and ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Janet - Trujillo, Jose Garcia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1936-08-26
  • Page 5 of [Interview with Jose Garcia Y Trujillo]

    Page 5 of [Interview with Jose Garcia Y Trujillo]

    3 loose tobacco in a tin box. As her husband talked she listened intently, puffing on her cigarette. From time to time she would nod her head at me, her eyes dark and sombre. "What did Billy The Kid look like?" I asked. "Chopito - a short man, but wide in shoulders and strong. His forehead was big. His eyes were blue. He wore ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Janet - Trujillo, Jose Garcia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1936-08-26
  • Page 6 of [Interview with Jose Garcia Y Trujillo]

    Page 6 of [Interview with Jose Garcia Y Trujillo]

    4 time as sheepherder on the ranch of Jacobo Yrissari, about ninety miles southeast of Albuquerque. The tall sheriff came by one day with a band of men, and offered him five dollars a day and food for himself and his horse to join the posse in search of Billy The Kid. He said he didn't think there was any danger of their getting ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Janet - Trujillo, Jose Garcia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1936-08-26
  • Page 7 of [Interview with Jose Garcia Y Trujillo]

    Page 7 of [Interview with Jose Garcia Y Trujillo]

    5 know anything about that for he had never been inside of the house, but he thought it quite likely. He had been by the place at Cimarron several times when he was working for some people by the name of Martinez who had a ranch north of Las Vegas. The Maxwell house was "una grande mancion." But it was to the Maxwell House ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Janet - Trujillo, Jose Garcia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1936-08-26
  • Page 8 of [Interview with Jose Garcia Y Trujillo]

    Page 8 of [Interview with Jose Garcia Y Trujillo]

    6 "Jose Chavez y Chavez", he corrected me. "No, senora, he had left the country at that time." According to Walter Noble Burns it was this Jose Chavez y Chavez who was responsible for the friendship between Billy The Kid and the wealthy Maxwells. Billy The Kid had ridden over to Fort Sumner from Lincoln with several of his men, among whom was Jose ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Janet - Trujillo, Jose Garcia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1936-08-26
  • Page 9 of [Interview with Jose Garcia Y Trujillo]

    Page 9 of [Interview with Jose Garcia Y Trujillo]

    7 Mrs. Garcia shook her head. "Nunca, nunca, nunca," she said. Never had she been able to learn more than the letters. I promised to look for a Spanish book about Billy The Kid. I sat for a minute longer watching some pigeons perched on a water barrel. They pecked at the water. The ripples reflected on their green and lavender breasts. The little ...

    • Contributor: Smith, Janet - Trujillo, Jose Garcia
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1936-08-26