Pletcher, George 1978-08-16

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George Pletcher discusses farming in Ochiltree County, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: George Pletcher

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: August 16, 1978

Location: Perryton, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Buffalo, Ben Jackson, Family, From Missouri, Father’s occupations, To Ochiltree County (1907), Scrip, Land, Farming, Farm equipment, Jim Whippo, Crops, B. S. Ellis, Grain elevators, Irrigation (1950), German Mennonites, Water rights, Water wells, Labor, Weather.

Tape 1, Side 2: Weather (continued), Antelope, Schools, Grace Robs, Religious services, Flu epidemic (1909), Physicians, Home remedies, Food preservation, Sheep ranching, Social activities.

Range Dates: 1907-1950s

Bulk Dates: 1907-1950s

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