Barrow, Carl 1975-05-13

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Carl Barrow describes the rotary sandfighter his father helped develop and other machines he has developed. Mrs. Barrow comments, also.

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Interviewee Name: Carl Barrow

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Date: May 13, 1975

Location: Lamesa, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family background, early life, Early sandfighters described, Reason conventional farm implements do not work in sandy soil, Crops not grown in area near Lamesa, Rotary sandfighter, Father participated in development, 1936-1938, Early Lamesa blacksmiths, Described in detail, Different types mentioned, Improved stalk shredder, Use of ten-row equipment, Early Cotton stripper, Cotton planter discussed

Tape 1, Side 2: Innovation which uncovers cotton seed after rain, Azel McClintock discussed, Irrigation explored

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