Kelley, Harry 1978-12-07

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Harry Kelley, teacher and high school coach at Pampa during the 1930s, talks about his life in the Panhandle of Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Harry Kelley

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: December 7, 1978

Location: Shamrock, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Childhood, Miami, Texas, Father, Doctor, Kentucky, Education, Miami High School, Doctors, Officers, Hospital in Canadian, Texas, Surgery, Flu epidemic (1918), Molly Dickson, Dr. Kelley, Father, Pampa, Texas, Partnership with Dr. Purviance, Dr. Cole, Oil Boom, Pampa, Prohibition, Violations, Bootleggers, Pampa, Miami and Canadian, Borger, Texas, Ma Murphy’s Dance Hall, Dance band, Violence, Settlers, Town, Career, Pampa (1930-1939), Coach, Class A, Rivals.

Tape 1, Side 2: Athletics, Football (1930), Career, Pampa, Study hall keeper, Teacher, Students, Depression, Pampa, Wages, Woody Guthrie.

Range Dates: 1910-1940

Bulk Dates: 1915-1939

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