George W. Tracy Papers, 1955-1958
Tracy, George W. (George Win)
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Two detailed interviews (17 leaves and 9 leaves) with Leonard Sackett decribing the Tracy family's experiences at Amenia and Sharon farm, with mention of the farm buildings, other hired men, poor quality food, E.W. Chaffee's rules for hired men, their departure from Amenia and Sharon, George farming at Hunter, N.D., his move to Emmons County, N.D., his freight hauling business and sheep ranch, the Spicer family murders and the ensuing lynching. Typed copy of pamphlet "The Win Tracy story" (14 leaves) by George Tracy mentions his moving to Winona, N.D. (later flooded by Lake Oahe), freight hauling, the Spicer murders, and includes anecdotes concerning a drunken female saloon owner, a boy from the East and a drunken bar girl with a gun, and the accidental killing of a man with a water pitcher.