Bunch, Clyde 1971-07-10

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Clyde Bunch discusses the government cattle killing program of the 1930s and conditions on the farm during the Depression.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Clyde Bunch

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Date: July 10, 1971

Location: Merkel, Texas

Interviewer: Harry Krenek

Length: 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Early life and education, Cattle shoot, 1933, Price paid for the cattle, Method of notification of the shoot, Reasons for the shoot, Different colors of chalk used for marking, Father shot the cattle, People's opinions of the program, Story of man who stole flour during the Depression, Beggars and hoboes at the Bunch house recalled, Crops raised on the Bunch farm, Hoboes had their own garden on the Bunch farm, Cotton limitation program explained, Cattle shoot discussed again, Disposition of the hides, Canning the meat, Disposing of the cattle, Wages during the Depression

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1930s

Bulk Dates: 1930s

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