Adams Charles 1978-07-20

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Mr. Charles Adams discusses his life in Lubbock, Texas, during the early 1900s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Charles Adams

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Date: July 20, 1978

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Dimmitt, Texas, birthplace, Lubbock,Texas, Railroad (1910), Beal Ranch, Abstract business, Walter Posey, First National Bank, Town growth, Population, homes, Cars, Abe Hensley, contractor, First Methodist Church fire, Wagon trains, Cattle drives, Education, Will Flynn, sheriff, C. E. Comb, mayor

Tape 1, Side 2: Entertainment, Medicine shows, Operas, Hypnotist, Baseball, Lubbock Hubbers, World War I, Armistice Day, Prohibition, Boy Scout troop (1922), Hunting, Ranches, Levelland, Texas, Post Boy Scout Camp, Lubbock High School (1928), Texas Tech University, ROTC Program, Hugh E. Killian, Military Science, Colonel Davis, Artillery

Tape 2, Side 1: Texas Tech University (continued), Graduation (1932), Business Administration degree, Job experience, Clients, Mr.M. F. Klattenhoff, Economic slump (1925), Rollie Burns, Depression, Effects, Banks, Barter system, Government aid, Lubbock Lion's club, State Guard

Tape 2, Side 2: Post War times, cotton bowl, Chamber of Commerce, A. B. Davis, Title insurance, City planning commissioner, Projects, Land (late 1800s), Division, surveying, Homesteads

Range Dates: 1910-1932

Bulk Dates: 1910-1932

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