Post by Doris McCraw
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The local papers would note when Mr. Adams was writing another book. He was a celebrity in what was then a modest-sized town. Yet, almost all speak of Adams with great affection. Of Scotch/Irish heritage, Adams was six foot tall and was said to have a kindly smile and modest manner. The biographical/obituary articles after his death had this to say:
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In 1923 Adams received a letter from a Mr. B. Youngblood from the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station in College Station, TX. requesting some biographical information as they were using his books to teach about Texas ranch life. Adams reply read:
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For those who might be looking for an ebook copy of "Log of a Cowboy". There are also newer versions and paperbacks.
Colorado and Women's History