Allen, Woodrow Wilson 1984-10-03

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Woodrow Wilson Allen, former Anderson Clayton employee, discusses gins, cotton irrigation, and financing in Texas and New Mexico.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Woodrow Wilson Allen

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Date: October 3, 1984

Location: Plainview, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Woodrow Wilson Allen, Agriculture, vocation, Olton, Texas, To Las Cruces, New Mexico, Cotton, Varieties, Anderson Clayton Western Cotton Oil Company, Co-op Gins, Allen (again), Duties, Territory, New Mexico, Groundwater, Animas Valley New Mexico, Financing, Van Horn, Texas, Lack of compresses, Shipping, Del City, Texas, Anderson Clayton (again), Financial influence, Allen (again), Management duties, Cotton inspection, Van Horn, Collecting money, Shipping, Failed ventures, Reasons, Marginal land, New Mexico, Ground water controls, Texas, Cotton, Equipment, Insecticides, Herbicides, Farmers, Attitudes, Irrigation, Field Days, Extension service

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1952-1984

Bulk Dates: 1952-1984

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