Macha, Felix 1974-05-24
Felix Macha tells how his father, Hynek Macha, developed a new strain of cotton.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Felix Macha
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: May 24, 1974
Location: Woodrow, Texas
Interviewer: Jeff Townsend
Length: 50 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Autobiographical data,
Father’s farms discussed,
Father’s farming practices,
Coming of a electricity and indoor plumbing remembered,
Beginning of Macha cotton after sandstorm in 1926,
Advantages of this cotton,
Educating the public about new cotton,
Trial and error method of development,
Czechoslovakian background discussed.
Tape 1, Side 2: Migrant labor discussed,
Irrigation methods and problems,
Use of chemicals,
Partnership with brothers.
Range Dates: 1926-1974
Bulk Dates: 1926-1974
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