Boll Weevil

Interview Audio Excerpt

Grover Williams, Sr., a farmer from Burton, Texas, remembers his grandfather treating their family cotton fields in the 1930s with Paris green arsenic dust, trying to prevent a boll weevil infestation. We are grateful to Mr. Williams, his interviewer, Dan Utley, and the custodian of the original recording, the Baylor University Institute for Oral History for sharing this material with the Texas Fauna Project.

Date RecordedNovember 25, 1991
InterviewerDan K. Utley
IntervieweeGrover Williams, Sr.
LocationBurton, Texas
Time Code01:02:03