Hood, Mose 1973-03-16

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Mose Hood, Lubbock pioneer, discusses his life in early West Texas, his work on early railroads in the area, and his work with the Boy Scouts in Lubbock.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mose Hood

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Date: March 16, 1973

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Jeff Townsend

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Biographical information related, Grandfather served in Civil War, Father a farmer, Describes house grandfather built in 1881, Education reviewed, Railroad career discussed, Employees instructed how to vote in elections, States type of work performed, Early towns along the railroad tracks described, Anecdote about sleeping in a Muleshoe store.

Tape 1, Side 2: Flu epidemic of 1918 mentioned, Recalls bout with pneumonia, Railroad career (again), Railroad work in the Panhandle, Description of early Lubbock, Reviews work with Boy Scouts, Raising funds for Scout work explained, Naming of a city park for Hood, More information on work with the Boy Scouts, Barbecue for 40,000 described.

Range Dates: 1881-c.1920

Bulk Dates: 1881-c.1920

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