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A Son-of-a-Bitch Stew

January 21, 1942 // Kelley, E. J.

In this nine-page fictional essay, E. J. Kelley described the activities and typical meals among cowboys, ranch-hands, and other employees of the cattle industry. Kelley highlighted the importance of Son-of-a-Bitch stew, which typically featured red meat, vegetables, and dumplings or biscuits.

Date Range

1940-1949

Tag(s)

America Eats, Alcohol, Beef, Cattle Industry, Chef, Coffee, Cowboy, Mexico, Mining Industry, Preservation, Ranch, Slaughtering/Butchering, Stew, Vegetables

Original Format

Essay

State

Arizona

Region

Southwest

Country

United States

Date Digital

April 25, 2015

Scanner

Michigan State University: MATRIX Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences

Document Pages

9

Resource Type

Text

Resource Identifier

LOC_collMSS55715_bA830_0005_0002

Format

pdf

Language

English

Repository

Library of Congress

Relation

MSS55715

Citation

Kelley, E. J.. "A Son-of-a-Bitch Stew." 1942. Library of Congress, MSS55715, Collection United States Work Projects Administration records, 1524-1975, Box A830, Folder 0005 "America Eats"Notes, Reports and Essays (Arizona. https://whatamericaate.org/full.record.php?kid=79-2C8-5B2&page=1

Rights Management

Metadata is available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International

Contributing Institution

Michigan State University: Libraries, MATRIX Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of History

Collection Info

Title: United States Work Projects Administration records, 1524-1975

Repository: Library of Congress

Historical Note: Creator: United States. Work Projects Administration. Span Dates: 1524-1975 Bulk Dates: (bulk 1935-1942)

Scope Note: Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, essays, scripts, plays, life histories, folklore material, field reports, notes, transcripts of documents, inventories, lists, statements, instructions, surveys and appraisals, graphs, drawings, maps, indexes, and administrative records of the Federal Writer's Project and the Historical Records Survey of the U.S. Work Projects Administration. Also includes a research library of reports and publications documenting social welfare programs of the Depression era. Extent: 409,000 items ; 1,634 containers plus 1 oversize ; 637.6 linear feet ; 63 microfilm reels

Finding Aid: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms009053

Folder Info

Folder Description: "America Eats"Notes, Reports and Essays (Arizona)

Folder Number: 0005

Box Number: A830

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