Gonzalez, Charlotte 1973-06-05

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Charlotte Gonzalez, former wife of George Pfeiffenberger, and Will Pfeiffenberger, son of Mr. Pfeiffenberger, discuss his career in the cotton industry.

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Interviewee Name: Charlotte Gonzalez

Additional Parties Recorded: Will Pfeiffenberger

Date: June 5, 1973

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Jeff Townsend

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Review of George Pfeiffenberger's early career, Family background explored, cartoonist experiences mentioned, Move to Mississippi and Texas recalled, Interest in cotton related, Reasons for leaving U. S. Department of Agriculture, First impressions of Lubbock, Impressions of Pfeiffenberger's political attitudes, Discussion of Pfeiffenberger's attitude toward his job, Texas Tech honorary doctorate conferred, Light spot cotton reclassification mentioned, Attitude toward move to Lubbock examined.

Tape 1, Side 2: Rejection for military service cited, World-wide travel in connection with cotton marketing recalled, Recollections of Pfeiffenberger's illness, Speculations on Pfeiffenberger's interest in the quality of cotton, Marriage to Felix Gonzalez and career of Gonzalez discussed, Will Pfeiffenberger, son of George Pfeiffenberger, discusses his career.

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