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R. L. Trice discusses farming in Floyd County, Texas

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: R.L. Trice

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: September 03, 1983

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Background, Born: April 25, 1903, Father farmed in Belcherville, Texas, Crops raised, Anecdote: digging well, To Floyd County, Electra, Texas, Operating in Floydada, Texas, Farming (1920s), Crops raised, 1927 wheat crop, Wheat prices, Great Depression, Debt, 1927 wheat crop (again), Irrigation (1944), Wheat prices (again), Diversification, Tractor, Drought (1930s).

Tape 1, Side 2: Drought (continued), Great Depression (again), Diversification (again), First maize crop, Farm implements (1920s), Cost, Fuel, Irrigation (again), Early wells in Floyd County, Cost, Fuel, Increased crop yields, Effects of drought, Great Depression (again), Federal Land Bank, Cooperatives, Banks.

Range Dates: 1903-1983

Bulk Dates: 1930s

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