Barrier, King 2005-03-10

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King Barrier talks about his family and growing up in Lubbock, Tex. He covers his military service during World War II and his career after the war as a pharmaceutical salesman.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: King Barrier

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Date: March 10, 2005


Interviewer: David Marshall

Length: 01:58:19


Personal information; Memories of Lubbock; His parents and their history; The family stores; Talking about the store business; Working in the store; Losing the second store; His family from his mother’s side; The family drugstore and hotel; Growing up in Lubbock; Livestock in town; Visiting Texas Tech as a child; Faculty at Texas Tech; The military service; Talking about his visits to New York; His travels throughout the country; Being sent to Europe with the military; The war period; Stories of the war; More stories from the war; German’s attacking them; The process of building bridges during the war; The end of the war; Nuremberg Trials; Traveling through Europe after the war; Going back to the U.S.; Choosing a career; Going to Texas Tech; Working as a salesmen for a pharmaceutical company.

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