Bowman, Dee and Dean Robertson 1970-05-12

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Dee Bowman and Dean Robertson, radio announcers for KCAS radio station in Slaton, Texas, gives eyewitness reports of the damage caused by the Lubbock tornado of May 11, 1970.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Dee Bowman and Dean Robertson

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Date: May 12, 1970

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: KCAS Radio Broadcast

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Lubbock, Texas, tornado, Description of damage, Plate glass windows, Power poles, Lubbock National Bank Building, Great Plains Life Building, First National Bank - Pioneer Gas Building, Residential areas, First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Great Plains Life Building (again), Erskine Road/Amarillo Highway area, Clean-up crews, Fields and Company Building, Shelters for homeless, Residential areas (again), Prior warning, Injuries, Texas Employment Commission, Farm Office, 4th Street area, National Guardsmen

Tape 1, Side 2: Description of damage (continued), Downtown area, Great Plains Life Building (again), Downtown area (again), Federal Office Building, Avenue H area, Amarillo Highway area, Industrial area, North Ash Avenue area, McKenzie State Park

Range Dates: 1970

Bulk Dates: 1970

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