Robertson County
Texas

 

 

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County Coordinator is Jane Keppler.

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TXGenWeb Robertson County Books & Master's Theses

A   H I S T O R Y   O F   C O T T O N   C U L T U R E   A L O N G   T H E   M I D D L E   B R A Z O S   R I V E R


By Manford Eugene Jones
A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in History.
University of New Mexico, 1939

Texas A&M University History Professor Dale Baum purchased a copy of this thesis from the university's library and contributed it to this site.  It is used with permission of Manford Allen Jones, son of the author Manford Eugene Jones.  These electronic pages may not be reproduced in any format by other organizations or individuals. Persons or organizations desiring to use this material must obtain the written consent of Manford Allen Jones.

Contents

      Preface
I.  
  Geographical Features & Political History
    
  Brazos River
      Cotton
      Plantation Life
      Natural Landscape
      Milam County
      Robertson County
      Falls County
      McLennan County

II.   
Preparation Of Land; Cultivating & Harvesting Cotton
 
III.    Types Of Labor Used 
(This chapter is not available)

        Slaves
     
   Convicts
     
   Mexicans
     
   Chinese
     
   Italians

IV.   Farm Tenancy & Its Problems
V.    Problems Of Cotton Marketing
VI.   Varieties Of Cotton
VII.  Weed & Insect Enemies & Their Control

VIII. Conclusion
       Bibliography
       Individuals Interviewed

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