Belk, Lloyd 2013-10-30

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This interview features Loyd Belk, who discusses his rural childhood near Edmonson, Texas, his service as a PBY and PBM pilot in the US Navy during World War II, and his construction business in Plainview, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Lloyd Belk

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Date: October 30, 2013

Location: Plainview, Texas

Interviewer: David Marshall

Length: 01:28:47


Loyd discusses early life at the farm and memorable storms, School; milking cows in the forties, Community events at Running Water School, Running Water Draw, Description of childhood home, Wildlife on Running Water Farm, Joining the navy and flying planes during WWII, Loyd discusses model airplanes; landing plans on the sea, Dreaming of becoming a pilot as a young boy; flying after the war, Working in the home construction business

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Transcript: Transcript available on Dspace

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