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Jim Crabb and his son, Jim Jr., describe the dust storms of the 1930s in the Panhandle of Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Jim Crabb, Sr. and Jim Crabb, Jr.

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: January 1973

Location: Dumas, Texas

Interviewer: Steve Walters

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Dust storms of 1930s described by Crabb, Jr., Length of the storms given, Snowstorm-dust storm combined recalled, Describes damage to cars, Mr. Crabb, Sr., recalls the dust storms, Incident involving traveler to Dalhart told, Took protective measures in the home, Attitude of the people explained, Crop damage caused by the storms, People suffered from dust pneumonia, Snowstorm-dust storm combined recalled, Farming methods used then contributed to the problem, Anecdote about almost buying a section of land

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1930s

Bulk Dates: 1930s

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