Elrod, Jack 2016-07-28

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This interview features Jack Elrod, who discusses his early life, his family, and his employment with the Soil Conservation Service and the military.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Jack Elrod

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: July 28, 2016

Location: Temple, Texas

Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 01:25:31


Growing up and going to college; Working in Edinburg’s office; Working for SCS as a calling; Continuity of SCS in Texas; Great Plains Conservation Program and other programs; Jack’s great grandfather, a Civil War surgeon; Navarro county and working with watershed programs; Records for the archive

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: patrons may listen to a CD copy in our reading room

Transcript: transcript available on dspace https://hdl.handle.net/10605/361810

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