Burr, Robert 1970

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Robert Burr, Director of Planning for Lubbock in 1970, discusses the tornado of May 11 of that year and his connection with reconstruction.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Robert Burr

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Date: c. 1970

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Stan Valcik

Length: 10 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Recalls first realization of severe weather conditions, Actions immediately following the storm recounted, Work begun on the day following the tornado, Comments on changes made in city plans, Commends work of city government, Defines assigned function of planning department, Shelters for disasters mentioned

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1970

Bulk Dates: 1970

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