Surratt, Mrs Margaret 1973-01-19

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Mrs. Surratt discusses the Depression of the 1930s and describes the dust storms of that period. Note: The woman who speaks during the discussion of shelter belts is unidentified.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Margaret Surratt

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: January 19, 1973

Location: Canyon, Texas

Interviewer: Steve Walters

Length: 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Dust storms of the 1930s described, Improvements in soil conservation prevent such, storms today, Had trouble breathing, Depression discussed, Caring for the cattle, Husband headed WPA in Canyon, Dust storms (continued), Precautions taken in the home to prevent dust coming in, Shelter belts of trees planted, Explains changes in farming methods.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1930-1939

Bulk Dates: 1930-1939

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