Crowley, L M 1975-07-01

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L. M. Crowley discusses his career as a blacksmith and the contributions of blacksmiths to the progress of farming on the South Plains.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: L. M. Crowley

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Date: July 1, 1975

Location: Post, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Family history and settlement on the South Plains, Personal history and initiation of career as a blacksmith, Function of blacksmiths and innovations in farming attributed to them, Function of various types of farming equipment, Methods of transforming old equipment into useful farming devices, Consequent financial implications, Necessity and methods of keeping up with current innovations, Experience with the cotton sleds of the 1920s, Material cost vs. cost of final product

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1920-1975

Bulk Dates: 1920-1975

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