Maxwell, Peggy 1997-10-13

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Flight attendant Peggy Maxwell talks about her involvement with the Southwest Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament Board of Directors. She also talks about the demise of the Southwest Conference.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Peggy Maxwell

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: October 13, 1997

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Abel Ramirez

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1: Maxwell, Peggy, Born in Muleshoe, Texas, 1954, Moved to Lubbock, Texas at the age of 4, Graduated from Monterey High School, 1972, Texas Tech University, Graduated spring 1976, Worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, Hired by American Airlines, 1978, Flight attendant, Moved to New York City, 3 years, Transferred to Dallas, Texas, High school sports for women, Allowed to play tennis or run track, Southwest Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament Board of Directors Duties, Merriman, Ilah, Took Ilah Merriman’s position, 1991, Procedures, Advertising, "Give A Game", Relationship with the different universities, Finances, Big 12 Conference, No women’s tournament board, Merriman, Ilah (again), Background, Mentor, Involvement with Texas Tech University, H&R Block business, McCany, Janean, Relationship, Opinion, Southwest Conference, Demise, Reasons, Media, Politicians, Effect on universities, Big 12 Conference, Corporate sponsors, Title Nine, Ticket prices, Women’s athletics, Changes, Big 12 Conference (again), Women’s basketball, Sharp, Marcia, Opinions, [This side ends after 25 minutes.].

Range Dates: 1954-1997

Bulk Dates: 1991-1997

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