Presley, Don 2014-06-18

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This interview features Don Presley recalling events revolving around the American Agriculture Movement and life on the farm during the War years.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Don Presley

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: June 18, 2014

Location: Abernathy, Texas

Interviewer:Andy Wilkinson

Length: 01:13:49 (1 hour, 13 minutes)


American Ag Movement in 1979;Factions and opposition to the Ag Program; Biographical and family information; The family farm at County Line near Abernathy; Grandfather Presley and how he came to Slaton; Presley’s own school days in Abernathy; Farm life in the Lubbock area in the War years; Discussion of several FHA log books Presley brought along

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital audio

Recording Format Notes: audio CD recording available for listening in our Reading Room

Transcript: found here:

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