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Paul Williams recalls his past and discusses farming and irrigating along the Pecos River.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Paul Williams

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 07, 1977

Location: Pecos, Texas

Interviewer: Richie Cravens

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Born: Fort Worth, Texas, Parents, School, Fort Worth, Texas Technological College, Work, Oil fields, Military service, Continued oil fields, Gulf Oil Co., Barstow, Texas (1949), Wife’s father, Pecos River Compact Commission, Signed compact (1949), Representative for Texas, Ranching, Hay, Grain, Irrigation from Pecos River, Cattle, Pecos River, Water supply, Fresh water rises, Irrigating, Water order, Number of irrigations, Water rise, Allotments.

Tape 1, Side 2: Acreage per cow, Cattle breeds in West, Herefords, Water, Pecos River, Barstow water system, Farming cotton, Alfalfa, Farmers, Cash crops, Hay, Seed crops, J. C. Wilson, Evaluation, Pecos River Compact Commission.

Range Dates: 1920s-1977

Bulk Dates: 1949-1977

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