Macha, Felix and Monica 2015-01-29

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This interview features Felix and Monica Macha, who discuss their upbringing, education, innovations in cotton breeding, and experience farming and living on the South Plains.

Contents

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Felix and Monica Macha

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: January 29, 2015

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Andy Wilkinson

Length: 01:05:47


Abstract

Family Background
Discussion of small towns, community life
Stormproof cotton and its origin, family background
Collaboration with experiment station, Macha cotton, processing
Relocation from New Home and irrigation
Extended discussion about Macha seed
Siblings and children
Modern and future challenges in farming
Wrapping up, more discussion of children, growth of area, water issues


Range Dates:1920s-2015


Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes:recorded in two parts, combined for transcription

Transcript: yes

Links

Click here for transcript found on the Southwest Collection's dpsace: http://hdl.handle.net/10605/309419


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