Hancock, J E 1982-09-16

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J. E. Hancock discusses the introduction and use of the elevating scraper.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: J. E. Hancock

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Date: September 16, 1982

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 55 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Plains land, Advertisement, Boll weevil, Cotton, Plows, Georgia stock plow, Double turning plow, Cotton picking, Use of trucks, Animals, Mules, Horses, Gadget Day (1945), Posthole digger, Elevating scraper, Contract terracing, Terracing machine.

Tape 1, Side 2: Mennonites (Kansas), Elevating scraper, Success or failure, Construction site, Impact, Hydraulic, Industrialization, Hancock’s Company, Sold to Clark, Taxes on farms, Annual increases.

Range Dates: 1940s-1950s

Bulk Dates: 1940s-1950s

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