Harris, Mac 1975-01-09

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Mac Harris, worker in a Lamesa blacksmith shop, recalls the drag-type cotton stripper and discusses changes in his work since the 1930s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mac Harris

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Date: January 9, 1975

Location: Lamesa, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 10 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Recalls cotton sled in deep sand during late 1930s, Mentions augur elevator in stripper, Cites a Mr. Dugger as inventor of a stripper, Recounts work experience, Notes development of a weed slide, Mentions bigger tool bars, Discusses F. P. King, Returns to question of drag-type stripper, Explains reason for manufacturing, Mr. Nix mentioned as resource.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1930s-1975

Bulk Dates: 1930s-1975

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