NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Fulton, Lester Lee and Ethel Moore

Date of interview: February 1, 1972
Location of interview: Brownfield, Texas
Length of interview: 1 tape (30 minutes)

Brief synopsis of interview: The Fultons, long-time residents of Terry County, Texas, discuss their lives and education careers in Brownfield.

Topics:
Family life and background
Gomez Community, Texas
Public Schools—Texas
Teaching—rural and public schools
West Texas State University (now West Texas A & M)

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NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Fulton, R. H.

Date of interview: June 14, 1972
Location of interview: Lubbock, Texas
Length of interview: 1 tape (30 minutes)

Brief synopsis of interview: R. H. Fulton, Lubbock millionaire and part owner of the Alamocitas Division of the Matador Ranch, recalls the events surrounding the sale of the Matador Land and Cattle Company. He describes his present operations and freely expresses his opinion on aesthetics.

Topics:
Family life and background
Canadian River Land and Cattle Company
Ranch buildings
William M. Pearce

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NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Fulwiler, Mr. and Mrs. Jack

Date of interview: July 13, 1977
Location of interview: Abilene, Texas
Length of interview: 1 tape (25 minutes)

Brief synopsis of interview: The Fulwilers discuss their family backgrounds and early years in Taylor County. Note: Side one of this tape contains an interview with Elmer Burleson. See the abstract under his name.

Topics:
Family life and background
Buffalo Gap, Texas
Jewelry stores—Texas
Fire departments—volunteer

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NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Fusonie, Alan

Date of interview: August 25, 1975
Location of interview: Beltsville, Maryland
Length of interview: 1 tape (1 hour, 30 minutes)

Brief synopsis of interview: Dr. Alan Fusonie, curator of rare books and manuscripts at the National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Maryland, discusses the Library’s functions.

Topics:
Archival collections and repositories—Maryland
Libraries—research

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NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Gainer, Milton A.

Date of interview: 1969
Location of interview: Rochelle, Texas
Length of interview: 1 tape (1 hour, 10 minutes)

Brief synopsis of interview: Milton Gainer discusses his family and history of McCulloch County, particularly the town of Rochelle. He includes information on farming, ranching and government livestock shootings in the 1930s. His brother-in-law, Richard Moseley, discusses his birth and family.

Topics:
Family life and background
Civil War
Agriculture—changing modes
Frontier settlement—Texas
Ranching—modes and livestock
McCulloch County Land and Cattle Company
Great Depression—government cattle shoot

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NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Gaines, Frank 1

Date of interview: March 27, 1974
Location of interview: Lubbock, Texas
Length of interview: 2 tapes (2 hours)

Brief synopsis of interview: Plant scientist Frank Gaines discusses his work with the Lubbock substation of the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station in the development of sorghum varieties and other types of agricultural work.

Topics:
Agriculture—experimental stations
Cotton—growing and experimentation
Grain sorghums—breeding
R. E. Karper
D. L. Jones
Felix Macha
J. Roy Quinby

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NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Gaines, Frank 2

Date of interview: April 3, 1984
Location of interview: Lubbock, Texas
Length of interview: 2 tapes (1 hour, 50 minutes)

Brief synopsis of interview: Frank Gaines discusses Texas A & M University’s past agricultural experimentation programs, with emphasis upon grain sorghum production.

Topics:
Agriculture—experimentation programs
Cotton—breeding
Grain sorghum—breeding and improvement
Water conservation—irrigation

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NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Galindo, Leonel

Date of interview: April 10, 1974
Location of interview: Lubbock, Texas
Length of interview: 1 tape (1 hour)

Brief synopsis of interview: Leonel Galindo, Texas Employment Commission executive and former president of LULAC, describes his role in the bracero program. He discusses LULAC history and expresses political attitudes.

Topics:
Family life and background
Spanish land grants—Texas
Mexican-American communities—Texas
Ethnic minorities—discrimination
Agriculture—migrant workers
Labor problems—bracero program
Waggoner Carr

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