SEGMENT: LAND ACQUISITION, LIVESTOCK, & NON-FARM WORK

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SEGMENT: LAND ACQUISITION, LIVESTOCK, & NON-FARM WORK,

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NON-FARM WORK
Discussion of his job as insurance agent & serving in insurance organization.
LAND ACQUISITION
In the 1930s, ran into Mr. Graham, a farmer was going to lose his farm. He bought it for a low price, 140 acres 12 miles north of Springfield.
LIVESTOCK
Hired couple to manage farm; had large number of hogs; system where slatted wood floor where feces and urine fall through. Later drained into a tank because of environmental concerns about creek water.