Brady, B A 1980-09-30

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B. A. Brady, early Texas Technological College architectural engineering student, discusses student life on campus and the school’s football program.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: B. A. Brady

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Date: September 30, 1980

Location: Alamogordo, New Mexico

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1: B. A. Brady, To Tech (September 1, 1925), Texas Technological College, Football, Try-out, Schedule, Football (continued), Record, Dressing rooms and field, Job duties, Placing the lines on the football field, Discussion about photos, Pep squad, Football (again), Player's death, Engineering Department, Size, Hiring of additional professors, Engineering Dance, Began circa 1926-27, Engineering Society, Political influence, Size of the campus, Brady (again), Designed the "Double T" bench, Located behind the Administration Building, Degree in Architectural Engineering, Discussion of photographs, Texas Technological College (again), Students, Financial resources, Fees, Social events, Photographs discussed, Twilight Baker, student, Brady (again), Football (again), Travel, Students (again), Thefts, Reputation of the football team, Lubbock, Texas, Citizens' attitude towards students, Texas Technological College (again), Growth of campus, New dormitories, Photographs, Yearbook, Staff, Raymond Marshall, editor, Football (again), Making signs for the football games, Football (continued), Deterioration of the team, Pete Cawthon's arrival (1930s), New schedule, Western Athletic Conference, "Pest" Welch, Quit the squad, To Marquette, Gained All-American recognition, Coaching staff, Cawthon (again), Superstitions, Anecdote: Trying to avoid a black cat, Lucky wool socks, Attitudes toward losing, T Club, Cawthon (again), Attitudes about blocking, Former players, Game verses Texas Christian University, Sammy Baugh, Cawthon (again), Innovations, Platooning players "shock troopers", Players

Range Dates: 1925-1980

Bulk Dates: 1925-1930

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