Caraway, Wesley 1975-09-22

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Wesley Caraway, longtime resident of Lubbock, Texas, recalls his life and memories of early Lubbock and the J. K. Caraway estate. Tape 1 stops abruptly on Side One.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Wesley Caraway

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: Seotember 22, 1975

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Judith Brann

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Wesley Caraway, Family background, J. K. Caraway , Early years in Lubbock (1891-?), Family members, Estate and buildings, Wesley Caraway, Residences, Mulberry tree, Windmill and well, [Tape stops abruptly]

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Tape 2, Side 1: Wesley Caraway, Personal information, History of name, Family background, J. K. Caraway, Settlement in Lubbock, Texas, Estate, Acquisition of land, Residence, Estate, Wesley Caraway, Childhood residence, Snubbing (?) post, Description, Purpose, Marriage (1950), Residences in Lubbock, Children, Robert Rex Caraway, Residences in Lubbock, Original J. K. Caraway estate, Buildings, Division, Winchester Square Shopping Center (1965), Mulberry tree, Windmill tower (1930s), Caraway ranch ("Skillet Ranch"), History of brand, Land division among Caraway children, Snubbing (?) post, History, Wesley Caraway, Memories of childhood, First telephone in Lubbock, First electricity in Lubbock (1938), Memories of early Lubbock, Growth of Lubbock, Occupation

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1891-1965

Bulk Dates: 1891-1965

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