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Suanne Holtman oral history interview
This interview features Suanne Holtman who discusses her involvement with the Cowboy Christmas Ball in Anson, Texas. Suanne talks about her early experiences with the ball, joining the association, and what the event means ...
Charles Townsend oral history interview 2018-03-06
This interview features Charles “Bud” Townsend who discusses country music stars and the earlier years of his life. Charles explains the Joe Hancock horses and racing those horses. He also talks about his biography on Bob Wills.
Davis Weaver oral history interview
This interview features Davis Weaver. Weaver talks about his involvement with the Cowboy Christmas Ball Association and reflects upon his experiences with the event. To this end, Weaver discusses changes in the music, his ...
Billy Mays Wise oral history interview
This interview features Billy Mays Wise. Wise discusses growing up in Anson, Texas, her school years, and attending the Cowboy Christmas Ball. Wise talks about her favorite dances and reflects upon what the ball means to her.
Jimmy Dokey oral history interview
This interview features Jimmy Dokey of the band Muddy Creek. Dokey discusses his interest in music, playing gigs, and playing at the Cowboys’ Christmas Ball. Dokey further discusses how the ball as changed over the years ...
Nolan Porterfield oral history interview.
Nolan Porterfield discusses his early experiences with the Caprock Playboys and work with advertising layouts with various publications. He also goes into depth about his college education to his doctorate, during which ...
Karen Shelnutt oral history interview
This interview features Karen Shelnutt of the band Muddy Creek. Karen talks about her interest in music growing up and reflects upon her experiences playing with her band at the Cowboy Christmas Ball.
Patricia Glover oral history interview
This interview features Patricia Glover of Abilene, Texas. Patricia discusses the Cowboy Christmas Ball in Anson and her involvement with the event. Glover talks about the importance of the event and its appeal, music, and ...
Rhonda Weaver oral history interview
This interview features Rhonda Weaver of Hamlin, Texas. Weaver talks about her involvement with the Cowboy Christmas Ball Association, her views of the ball growing up, and the tension between the ball and the city of ...
Richard Mason oral history interview.
Richard Mason talks about the Land Rig Newsletter that he published, which mainly focused on oil and energy business. He also talks about the rig data and how he got that information and published it in his newsletter. He ...