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Author Daniels, Leroy Judson, 1882-1988.

Title Tales of an old horsetrader : the first hundred years / by Leroy Judson Daniels ; as told to Helen S. Herrick
Edition 1st ed
Published Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 1987


Description 1 online resource (viii, 235 pages) : illustrations
Series A Bur oak original
Bur oak original.
Contents 1. Montana; 2. The Daniels Family; 3. My Early Days; 4. On My Own; 5. The Chicago Stockyards; 6. Girl Business; 7. Lessons in Poker and Mining; 8. Indians; 9. Mina and Me, and the Kids; 10. War Talk and Gold Mines; 11. The Army-Horse Business; 12. Almost out of the Army; 13. Back on the Farm; 14. Daniels and McNair, Commission Men; 15. Horsetrading; 16. A Killer Depression and Killer Horses; 17. Sale Barn Days; 18. The Wild Horse; 19. Trick Horses and Trick Mules; 20. Trick People; 21. Sheepdogs and Sheepherders; 22. Slaughtering; 23. Changes; 24. Little Lena Bennett
Summary Leroy Daniels was born in 1882 near Adair, Iowa. When he was ten, his father gave him a pony and a checkbook and sent him out to buy cattle. By the time he was sixteen, he was alone on a ranch in Montana with a herd of seventy wild horses to break. At twenty-one, he was trading horses in the Chicago stockyards, where he told Henry Ford that a horse was better than a car any day. At one hundred, he retired to tell his memoirs. The years in between are well worth reading about. Lee Daniels followed a plow all day long, worked coal to make ends meet, raised and traded and sold all manner o
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SUBJECT Daniels, Leroy Judson, 1882-1988.
Daniels, Leroy Judson, 1882-1988 fast (OCoLC)fst01797905
Subject Businesspeople -- United States -- Biography
Horse industry -- United States -- History
Horse industry.
United States.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Herrick, Helen S
ISBN 1587290405