Whitney, Ellis 1984-05-10
Ellis Whitney from Roswell discusses agriculture along the Pecos River Valley.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Ellis Whitney
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: May 10, 1984
Location: Roswell, New Mexico
Interviewer: Richard Mason
Length: 1 hour 45 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Whitney family,
Father’s brother-in-law: Hobson (1896),
Roswell farm (1902 and 1905),
Drainage district (1915),
Farmers incorporated (1937),
Tape 1, Side 2: Crops (continued),
Anecdote: Baling hay in a storm,
Butter and egg route,
Tape 2, Side 1: Irrigation (continued),
Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy District,
Dairy operations (1981),
Underground water laws (1931),
Missouri Plaza (c. 1900),
CID at Carlsbad, New Mexico,
"Junior Water" Rights.
Tape 2, Side 2: Irrigation (continued),
Roswell, New Mexico,
The Farmers’ Almanac.
Range Dates: 1890-1981
Bulk Dates: 1900-1981
Original Recording Format:
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