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By Ruth White Burns,Rose Powers White,Lawanda Calton

"A guy used to be a true guy in Them Days" celebrates the existence and personality of the 1st settlers who dared to problem the gigantic prairie of the Llano Estacado of japanese New Mexico. those ranchers and homesteaders confronted drought, prairie hearth, rustlers, loss of nutrition and water, and perhsps so much of all, loneliness. as a result of a scarcity of floor water, the Llano was once the final sector to be settled. After the tip of the Civil warfare, cowmen started to path their herds to the Plains, and whilst the railroad got here in 1898, homesteaders poured in, lured through provides of unfastened land. The braveness, selection, and reliable humor of those first settlers is printed by way of their very own phrases of their letters and interviews, recorded whereas they have been nonetheless living.

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