Brandt, Mr and Mrs Keith 1975-07-20

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Mr. and Mrs. Brandt talk about Burt Mathes, who had a role in determining the location of Texas Tech in Lubbock, and the Mathes family.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mr. and Mrs. Keith Brandt

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Date: July 20, 1975

Location: Pasadena, California

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Memories of Lyndon Johnson, Burt Mathes' move to California (1931), Legal practice, Evaluation of career, Mathes family genealogy, Curtis Mathes, Business history, Location of business, Fay Mahan (Mrs. Burt) Mathes, Marriage (1931), Anecdote about visiting Austin, Texas, Parents' home in Plainview, Burt Mathes' illness, Reaction to Texas Tech at 50th anniversary celebration, Role in decision to locate Texas Tech at Lubbock, Texas

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1931-1975

Bulk Dates: 1931-1975

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