Burson, Mrs Glen 1975-09-17

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Mrs. Burson discusses her move to Lubbock and the various events and activities that took place since then.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Glen (Blanche) Burson

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Date: September 17, 1975

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Byron Price

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Personal background, Father, Civil War Union veteran, Migrated to eastern New Mexico (Lovington), Job as salesperson, Cattle prices, Social activities, Cowboys to town, Job at bank, Rules and regulations, Regular audits, Economic slump, Banks lose business, Jobs held in bank, Left Lovington (1923), To Seagraves, Texas, Job with Santa Fe Land Company, Cotton as money crop, Sand storms in Seagraves, Banking procedures, Moved to Lubbock (1925), Job with Citizens National Bank, Texas Tech opens

Tape 1, Side 2: Texas Tech opens doors (continued), Marriage (1927), Change in banking practices, Cost of living in Lubbock, Hiring at bank, Politics in Lubbock, Women's involvement in politics, Depressions effect in Lubbock, Effect on bank, Lubbock's survival, Obtaining loans, Oil industry, Ranching versus farming

Range Dates: 1920s

Bulk Dates: 1920s

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