Seay, Dewey 1975-09-19

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Dewey Seay, owner of a trucking business, discusses farming on the Panhandle Plains of Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Dewey Seay

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: September 19, 1975

Location: Tulia, Texas

Interviewer: Byron Price

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Personal history, Family history, Silverton, Texas (1907), Land, Home, Farmers, Grass fire, Landscape, Education, Anti-black attitude in Silverton, Neighbors, Silverton, Description, First automobile, World War I draft registration, Farm, First crop (1919), West Texas winter, Silverton bank failure (1930), Rural vs. city boys, Farm mechanization, Truck driver, Tulia, Texas (1931-1932), Flo Abraham, wife (1919), Trucking business, Fires and fire fighting, World War II rationing, Farming (1946), Innovations, Expenses, First irrigation well (1952).

Tape 1, Side 2: Billie Sol Estes, Grain elevators, Crops, Sale, Storage, Government regulations, Dust storm, Opinions, Government regulations, Farming progress, Politics.

Range Dates: 1907-1975

Bulk Dates: 1907-1960s

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