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dc.descriptionBorn in 1892, R. L. (Robert Lee) Slaughter was the grandson of C. C. Slaughter and was a rancher, oilman, and entrepreneur. From 1915-1916, he operated the family's 300,000 acre ranch in Sonora, Mexico, until he was forced to leave as a result of the Mexican Revolution. Afterwards, he operated the family ranch in West Texas and then became involved with the growth of the oil industry in Hockley County, Texas. R. L. died 1969.
dc.descriptionThe collection contains correspondence, financial materials, maps, and photographs. A majority of the financial documents relate to the operation of the ranch and with correspondence between R. L. Slaughter, Jr. and Ira Wells regarding operation of the ranch.
dc.descriptionBox 2, Folder 23
dc.format.extent2 pdf pages
dc.rightsThe images in this collection are for study purposes, teaching, classroom projection and research only. Permission to publish these digital files in any form must be obtained from the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, 806-742-9070 or email
dc.subjectSlaughter, Robert Lee, 1892-1969en_US
dc.subjectSlaughter, Sue Aliceen_US
dc.subjectSoash, George W.en_US
dc.subjectSoash, W. P. (William Pulver), 1877-1961en_US
dc.subjectLone Star Land Companyen_US
dc.subjectUnited States. Farm Security Administrationen_US
dc.subjectUnited States. Resettlement Administrationen_US
dc.subjectHockley County (Tex.)--Historyen_US
dc.subjectSlaughter Farms (Hockley County, Tex.)en_US
dc.subjectSonora (Mexico : State)--Historyen_US
dc.subjectPetroleum industry and trade--Texas--Hockley County--Historyen_US
dc.subjectRanch managers--Texas--Historyen_US
dc.subjectReal estate development--Texasen_US
dc.subjectSoil bank programen_US
dc.subjectSoil conservation--Texas, West--Historyen_US
dc.subjectTenant farmers--Texas--Hockley Countyen_US
dc.titleFolder 23, Photograph of Oil Rig and Platform, Slaughter Field, 1941.en_US

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