Jones, Mrs Don L 1974-04-15

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Mrs. Jones, longtime resident of Lubbock County, describes her background, her life with Don Jones, and general farming practices of her day.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Don L. Jones

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: April 15, 1974

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Jeff Townsend

Length: 55 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Biographical data given, Moved with family to Rio Grande Valley and began, farming, Tells about parents, Discusses schooling and social adjustments, Taught school, Comments on job as a home demonstrator, Married and moved to Lubbock, Describes Lubbock, Talks about experiment station, Cotton crops discussed, Recalls weather recording.

Tape 1, Side 2: Discussion of weather recording (continued), Describes her children, Tells about the trees in the area, Recalls drought of 1950s, Water depletion discussed, States Mr. Jones’ opinions on consolidation of land, List his awards and civic activities, Mentions state government, Her farm life with Don Jones summarized, Defoliants described, Tells Mr. Jones’ opinions on varieties of cotton, Growing cotton further discussed.

Range Dates: 1920s-1974

Bulk Dates: 1925-1974

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