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By Ruth White Burns,Rose Powers White,Lawanda Calton

"A guy was once a true guy in Them Days" celebrates the lifestyles and personality of the 1st settlers who dared to problem the monstrous prairie of the Llano Estacado of jap New Mexico. those ranchers and homesteaders confronted drought, prairie hearth, rustlers, loss of foodstuff and water, and perhsps such a lot of all, loneliness. because of a scarcity of floor water, the Llano used to be the final sector to be settled. After the tip of the Civil conflict, cowmen started to path their herds to the Plains, and whilst the railroad got here in 1898, homesteaders poured in, lured by means of grants of unfastened land. The braveness, selection, and sturdy humor of those first settlers is published via their very own phrases of their letters and interviews, recorded whereas they have been nonetheless living.

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