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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 existence and personality of the 1st settlers who dared to problem the immense prairie of the Llano Estacado of jap New Mexico. those ranchers and homesteaders confronted drought, prairie hearth, rustlers, loss of meals and water, and perhsps such a lot of all, loneliness. as a result of a scarcity of floor water, the Llano used to be the final region to be settled. After the top of the Civil battle, cowmen started to path their herds to the Plains, and whilst the railroad got here in 1898, homesteaders poured in, lured by means of provides of loose land. The braveness, decision, and reliable humor of those first settlers is printed via their very own phrases of their letters and interviews, recorded whereas they have been nonetheless living.

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