Dunn, Roy Sylvan 1970

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Roy Sylvan Dunn, then director of the Southwest Collection, talks about interviews conducted by Harry Krenck with Calvin Stewart, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Matthews and Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Jimenez concerning their experiences during the Lubbock tornado of 1970.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Roy Sylvan Dunn

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Date: 1970

Location: Lubbock, Texas


Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Calvin Stewart, Sick Children's Clinic, 916 Avenue N, Lubbock, Texas, Tornado (May 11, 1970), Damage to building, Shelter, Aftermath of tornado, Damage to surrounding area, Journey home, Rescue activity, Hail storm, Description of damaged car, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Matthews, House, 2607 Valley View Drive, Tornado Alley, Previous tornado damage, Frequency of tornadoes in area, Tornado (May 11, 1970), Storm, Shelter under house, Sounds, Elapsed time period, Description of tornado, Wind, Debris, Description of house, Looting, Apartment complex, Damage, Looting (again), Shelter (again), Incident prior to tornado, Apartment complex (again), Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Jimenez, House, 202 N. Avenue L, Tornado (May 11, 1970), Hail storm, Shelter, Description of house, Aftermath, Damage to house, Injuries to Mr. Jimenez, Injured neighbors

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1970

Bulk Dates: 1970

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