Carr, Bean and Wagner 1953-04-05

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Waggoner Carr, then a state representative, speaks of the Legislature in recess in 1953 on the KFYO morning "Sunshine Club" with Bob Nash and Jack Dale; Mrs. Bean and Mrs. Wagner describe briefly some early segments of Lubbock history.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Waggoner Carr

Additional Parties Recorded: Mrs. George Bean and Mrs. C. J. Wagner

Date: April 5, 1953

Location: Lubbock, Texas


Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Representative Waggoner Carr introduced, Carr mentions 53rd session, Discusses role of State Comptroller, Notes new programs facing Legislature, Tax increase, Teacher and state employee pay raise, Outlines appropriations requests facing Legislature, Lists tax source, Asks constituents' advice, KFYO morning "Sunshine Club" with Jack Dale and Bob Nash, Women's Forum: Pioneer Women of Lubbock: 1. Mrs. George R. Bean, Lubbock Leader and editor Rogers mentioned, Crosby County News, John W. Murray, named, Establishment of Texan Press, Mrs. Bean's brother was printer's devil, M. M. Cox brought Texas Press to Lubbock, Press -Leader formed, Brother took over c. 1894-95, age 18, Mrs. Bean helped to put out paper, 2. Mrs. C. J. Wagner, Dr. M. C. Overton went to Illinois looking for surgeon, Invited Dr. Wagner, who came temporarily and stayed a lifetime, Mentions life and duties of a doctor and his wife

Tape 1, Side 2: Story about tubercular cowboy, Nursing school, Texas law, Taught dietetics without any preparation

Range Dates: 1894-1953

Bulk Dates: 1894-1953

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