[News Script: Berries] Part: 1 of 6
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Ever since Texas took a backseat to Alaska as the
biggest state, we've been on the lookout for other
things Texans can brag about. And we found a couple
of bragging items this afternoon. On the T.W. Mumford
farm at Bedford, Northeast of Ft Worth, the berry vines
are so tall -d Mrs Mumford has to stand on the bed of
a pickup truck to pick them. And her three year old
BOY Dontt look at the camera, son. You'll never get those
berries picked that way. Mrs. Mumford says the plants
were n ordered from Arkansas about five years ago,
and they've been growing ever since. She's picked
about 40 gallons of blackberries this year, and UdW
therels been enough fruit to of all the
Mumford's neighbors. And the Audabon Society may give
Mrs. Mumford some kind of plaque. About half the birds
in Tarrant County have stopped by for samples. The
vines, five of them, bw not been measured, but Mrs.
Here’s what’s next.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Berries], item, July 2, 1963; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc981391/m1/1/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.