Morrison, E L Gene 1974-03-05

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Gene Morrison, a Texas cotton ginner, describes his experiences in the cotton industry.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: E.L. Gene Morrison

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: March 25, 1974

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Jeff Townsend

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Gives background information, Born in 1912, Childhood remembered, Recalls father’s gin, Experiences in business recounted, Cotton industry discussed, Lists experiences in ginning, Ranching experiment described, Comments on managing jobs in cotton, Personalities in cotton industry discussed, Talks about gins that he had interest in.

Tape 1, Side 2: Continues about gins he had interest in, Cooperatives explained, Plains Ginners Association organized, Tells about problems with cotton, Texas Independent Ginners Association started, Describes central ginning concepts, Program for braceros recalled, Notes issues facing cotton ginners.

Range Dates: 1912-1974

Bulk Dates: 1912-1974

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