Arnold, Louise 2003-08-05

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This interview features Louise Arnold as she discusses her history and her involvement with the Lubbock Women’s Club. In this interview, Arnold describes her parents’ background and her childhood memories. She then moves on to explain marrying her husband and moving to Lubbock. Arnold recalls what Lubbock was like in the 1950s including the culture and the diversity of the city. Next, Arnold recount her time in the Lubbock Women’s Club, and the cookbook that the Club made. The interview ends with Arnold discussing her friends Helen Jones and Christine Divitt.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Louise Arnold

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Date: August 05, 2003

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Melody L. Hoskins

Length: 01:42:55


Introduction and background information, Marrying her husband and moving around; childhood memories, Grade school and high school; the Great Depression, Moving to Lubbock in the 1950s; Lubbock culture, Lubbock's population growth and diversity; the Lubbock tornado, The Lubbock Women's Club, The Lubbock Women's Club cookbook, Bring guest speakers to the women's club, Party; association with the College of Human Sciences, the Helen Jones Foundation; the exhibit of her and her husband's private collection, Others that should be interviewed

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Transcript: Transcript available in reading room

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