Breedlove, Mrs Clent 1957

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Mrs. Breedlove describes efforts that her husband, Clent Breedlove, made to develop aviation in Lubbock.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Clent Breedlove

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Date: 1957

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Sylvan Dunn

Length: 1 hour, 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Preparations to make landing possible in rough weather discussed by Mrs. Breedlove, who was honored by the army for saving the lives of ten flyers (4), Locations of Clent Breedlove's work named (176), Roy Norton let Breedlove lease his Great Lakes Trainer and other planes to make his air field pay (285)

Tape 1, Side 2: Origin of cross-country flights landing in Lubbock from Brooks and Randolph Fields (380), Hal Bradley mentioned (430), First people to come teach at Municipal airport named (508), Clent Breedlove became an examiner for the C. A. A. (575), Commercial Airport founded Dec. 17, 1941 (590), Breedlove borrows money from his brother-in-law (650)

Tape 2, Side 1: Grove Webster mentioned as head of the flying program in Washington (756), William Fuller mentioned (823), Clent Breedlove as a child mechanic (3), Closing of flying field (25), Pre-glider courses in Plainview (39), Sleigh riding on the air field (42), Landing sin rough weather (49), Clent Breedlove went to Washington for Plainview glider school assignment (88), Equipment necessary for the pre-glider school named (119), Jackie Coogan mentioned as a student flyer (143), Pre-glider training (156), Boots King mentioned (176), Flying school at Lamesa for Laizon flying (192), Flying teaching for civilians described (206), War training described 9235), Hal Humyres, Val Williams, Floyd Smith, and Delevin mentioned as flying instructors (256)

Tape 2, Side 2: Transportation, classroom, and grounds discussed (273), Unfortunate results and disappointments of Clent Breedlove's return to municipal airport (338), Judgement against the Breedloves discussed (469)

Range Dates: 1941-1957

Bulk Dates: 1941-1975

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