Audio Recordings "I Was Born in Kermit, Texas"
About this Item
- "I Was Born in Kermit, Texas"
- Contributor Names
- Fleischhauer, Carl (Interviewer)
- Wilson, William A. (William Albert), 1933- (Interviewer)
- Nichols, Jesse "Tex" (Narrator)
- Created / Published
- May 9, 1981
- Subject Headings
- - Farming
- - Ninety-Six Ranch
- - Activities
- - Buckarooing
- - Ethnography
- - Interviews
- - Jesse "Tex" Nichols reminisces about his preference for the farm-type work that he has done as a ranchhand in northern Nevada.
- - Tex Nichols came to the valley from another part of the country, but, unlike Chuck Wheelock, he did not leave another lifestyle behind. His father earned his living "running" horses -- trapping wild horses in the desert -- and brought his family to Nevada from Texas when Tex was three years old. Tex served in the Marines in World War II and in the Army in Korea. Since the Korean War he has worked as a ranch hand throughout northern Nevada.
- - This autobiographical sketch includes Tex's preference for "farm" rather than horseback work. Evidence of his affinity with machines may be heard in his discussion of operating "The Baler".
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1991/021: NV81-CF-R11
- Source Collection
- Paradise Valley Folklife Project Collection (AFC 1991/021)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Paradise Valley Folklife Project collection, 1978-1982 (AFC 1991/021), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
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Chicago citation style:
Fleischhauer, Carl, William A Wilson, and Jesse "Tex" Nichols. "I Was Born in Kermit, Texas". May 9, 1981. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ncr002358/. (Accessed September 25, 2016.)
APA citation style:
Fleischhauer, C., Wilson, W. A. & Nichols, J. ". (1981) "I Was Born in Kermit, Texas". May 9. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/ncr002358/.
MLA citation style:
Fleischhauer, Carl, William A Wilson, and Jesse "Tex" Nichols. "I Was Born in Kermit, Texas". May 9, 1981. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/ncr002358/>.