Surratt, Mrs Margaret 1973-01-19
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,
Had trouble breathing,
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
Original Recording Format:
Recording Format Notes:
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