Clark, Mrs Sid and Mrs W Add 1976-09-29

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The Clark ladies (nee the sisters Dezzie and Key Johnson) reminisce about their family and describe the living conditions and settlers in Lubbock primarily before 1911. This tape is part of a Bicentennial Project of the Junior 20th Century Club.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Sid Clark and Mrs. W. Add. Clark

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Date: September 29, 1976

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Sylva Wesendonk

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Mrs. Sid (Sidney Randolph) Clark (Key Johnson), Mrs. W. Add. (Walter Addison) Clark (Dezzie Johnson), Move from Mt. Pleasant, Texas (1907), Parents and five sisters, Heaters and fuel used, Dress length (1907-1911), First families of Lubbock, Dr. M. C. Overton, first doctor, Medical care (1890s), Mrs. Richmond as nurse to Dr. Overton (1909-1915), Prairie fires and fire guards, Entertainment, Mainly church oriented, Life in dug out after 1911 (Key Johnson), Weddings, Dessie Johnson's early married like (1911), Courting, Railroad came to Lubbock, Neighbors (before 1911), Maxine Marshall, niece of Will Rogers

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1890-1915

Bulk Dates: 1907-1915

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