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TechTex India Article on True Cotton

In 1936 Charles Merrill of Merrill-Lynch fame sold his Mississippi Delta cotton farm to his general manager who was affectionately known to family and friends as "Daddy Hugh". Hugh Lawson Gary, having five years earlier lost his own nearby farm to the Great Depression, bought this farm on credit. Seventy five years later, Hughs great grandson Lawson Gary is not only farming the same land on Wildwood Farms, but is innovating new cotton processes that show great promise in changing the usage of cotton in nonwovens...........