Lance, Paul 1984-01-31

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Paul Lance discusses the development of agriculture in the El Paso area.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Paul Lance

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: January 31, 1984

Location: El Paso, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Cotton, El Paso Valley, Water supply, Cleaning the wells, Drought (1914-1915), Paul Lance, Various jobs, Water (again), Wells, Quality, Limestone, Soil, Politics, Anecdote: Paul’s grandfather voting in 1916, Lance (again), Land holdings, Land leased, Water (again), Irrigation, Location, Community ditches.

Tape 1, Side 2: Community ditches (continued), Didier family, Winery, Community ditches (again), Cleaning, Leveling land, Civil engineering, Projects, Texas Veterans land deals, Land options, E. I. Stone, Land grants, Water (again), Dell City, Texas, Lance (again), Education, Water (again), Ground water supply, New Mexico, El Paso, Texas, Agricultural development, Lance (again), Family background, Agriculture, Valley development (1920), Joe Cleveland, Rio Grande.

Range Dates: 1914-1984

Bulk Dates: 1920s-1984

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