Craven, James 1979-02-07

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James Craven discusses the Black community in Lubbock and their efforts toward self-help.

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Interviewee Name: James Craven

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Date: February 7, 1979

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Lubbock, Texas (1926), Streets, Law enforcement, Fresh Air Taxi Co. (1926-1937), Housing, Cotton picking, Taxi business, Routes, Cotton pullers, Wages, Mexican-Americans, Buses, Depression, Soup lines, Job scarcity, Segregation, Black business, Cafes, Hotels, Hotel work, James Cravens, Jr., son, School system, Physicians, Dr. Loving, Dr. J. A. Chatman

Tape 1, Side 2: Automobiles, Ford dealer, Prohibition, Bootlegging, Anecdote

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