Brewer, George 1970-08-11

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George Brewer, administrator at Methodist Hospital, describes the hospital’s duties during the tornado of May 11, 1970, in Lubbock.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: George Brewer

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Date: August 11, 1970

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Cloud formations, Rainfall, Methodist Hospital, Patients admitted, Staff, Physician shortage, Disaster plan revised, Water supply, Emergency power system, Blood supply, Casualties, Fractures, Glass injuries, Disaster plan, Revisions, Community volunteers, Inter-hospital communication

Tape 1, Side 2: Methodist Hospital (continued), Staff's attitude, Patient's attitude, Ham radio operators, Tornado, Effect on Lubbock, Economy, Awareness, Race relations

Range Dates: 1970

Bulk Dates: 1970

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