Getting By In Hard Times
Letters from the Pitchfork Ranch, 1938-1939
Published by: Texas Tech University Press
Imprint: National Ranching Heritage Center
Sales Date: June 2012
- Published: June 2012
This book provides a rare look at the day-to-day details of running the Pitchfork Ranch during the late 1930s. Letters of brothers Eugene F. Williams and J. Gates Williams and of Virgil V. Parr illuminate the great challenges faced by the ranch owners and manager at a time when the rest of the country was trying to recover from the Great Depression and severe drought.