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Jim Hoy

Jim Hoy is a Professor Emeritus of English and Director Emeritus of the Center for Great Plains Studies at Emporia State Univirsity, Emporia, Kansas. Reared on a stock ranch near Cassoday, Kansas, he has lived in the Flint Hills area all of his life except for graduate school in Missouri and a teaching stint in Idaho. Jim is a folklorist and fifth-generation Flint Hills rancher who can still be found cowboying on son Josh's Flying W Ranch. Among Jim's dozen books are Cowboys and Kansas, Flint Hills Cowboys, Cowboy's Lament: A Life on the Open Range, The Flint Hills, and Prairie Fire.

Mark Feiden and Farrell Hoy visited with Jim at the Flying H Ranch outside of Cassoday, Kansas, on January 19, 2020.





Buckshot 16:18
Cassoday, Kansas, 2020




Holding the Cut 19:42
Cassoday, Kansas, 2020




Slocky's Rope 02:31
Cassoday, Kansas, 2020




The Cowboy's Lament 06:11
Cassoday, Kansas, 2020




Two Fools 04:45
Cassoday, Kansas, 2020




Bill Young's Beer Joint 05:43
Cassoday, Kansas, 2020




The Brand 02:01
Cassoday, Kansas, 2020




Flint Hills Grass 07:51
Cassoday, Kansas, 2020




Yearlings 06:55
Cassoday, Kansas, 2020


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