Alexander, Mrs Vic 1970-09-02

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Mrs. Alexander, a Lubbock jeweler, discusses her experiences during the Lubbock tornado of May 11, 1970.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Vic Alexander

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Date: September 2, 1970

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Charles Adams

Length: 35 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: House of Alexander, Remodeling, Brick exterior, Lathe and plaster, Evening of the storm, Listening to the radio reports, First warning of trouble, Houselights went out, Glass breaking, Seeking shelter in basement, Portable radio, Hail and rain were falling into the basement, Investigates the house, Roof is missing, Other damage, Emotions, Back to the basement, Saving the diamonds

Tape 1, Side 2: Insulation is everywhere, Hard to cleanup, To friend's house, Texas Tech students help hid the jewelry, Husband picked up the valuables, Cleanup, Damage to car

Range Dates: 1970

Bulk Dates: 1970

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