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Books About King County Texas People and Places
These hard to find books are perfect for anyone interested in the history, people and places of King County Texas.

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 King County: Windmills & Barbed Wire

History and photographs of King County, Texas by  King County Historical Society

 

 1958 Yearbook: Guthrie Common School District High School, Guthrie, Texas

Whether you no longer have your own copy or want to surprise someone with a unique gift, the memories in this yearbook are sure to make someone smile! All the pages and images are reproduced as-is, which means your copy may show handwriting or effects of aging, and that certain pages, images, or other content may be omitted, missing, or obscured. Don't miss out! Bring home a piece of your history.. . . Read More

 

 

6666: Portrait of a Texas Ranch

The Four Sixes is not a relic, showpiece, or preserve. Itís a working cattle ranch, some 290,000 acres of West Texas prairie carefully used. Here, men still earn their livelihoods on horseback, not out of blind adherence to tradition, but out of necessity.

 Tom Ryan and the cowboys of the 6666 Ranch

 

 

 

Pitchfork Country: The Photography of Bob Moorhouse

Showcases the beautiful, almost mystical photos taken by the vice president and general manager of the historic Pitchfork Ranch in Guthrie, Texas. Moorhouse's photographic work reflects his trademark style and traditional western subjects that create the illusion of scenes from a bygone era . . .Read more

 
 Recipes of a Pitchfork Ranch Hostess: The Culinary Legacy of Mamie Burns

The Pitchfork Land and Cattle Company of West Texas had already established a reputation for the high quality of its cattle and horses when D and Mamie Burns arrived on the ranch in 1942. D became the fifth manager of the ranchís vast holdings, and Mamie took over management of the ranchís Big House, including the feeding and entertaining of many guests who arrived there to conduct business or simply unwind . . . Read more

 

 The Pitchfork Land and Cattle Company: The first century

 

 

 This I Can Leave You: A Woman's Days on the Pitchfork Ranch

 

 

 Getting By In Hard Times: Letters from the Pitchfork Ranch, 1938-1939

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  . . . Read more

 

 
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