Crucial decade: Natural disaster, government policy and the Texas mohair industry in the 1950's

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2006-05

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Texas is best known for cattle, the contribution of the Angora goat and mohair industry to the state's agriculutral history has been overlooked. The 1950's proved to be a crucial decade for this important industry. During this time, natural diaster in the form of a seven year drought coupled with conficting governmental policies to alter the nature of the Texas mohair industry.

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