Chatman, Harold 1980-11-17

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Harold Chatman reminisces about the work of his father, Dr. Joseph Alvin Chatman, who established and ran the only African-American medical clinic in Lubbock from 1947 to 1967.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Harold Chatman

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Date: November 17, 1980

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: S. Fields

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Arrival in Lubbock, Chatman Clinic, Original Building, Financing, Morris Davis, Dr. C. H. Lyons, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Dr. J. A. Chatman, Lone Star State Medical, Dental and Pharmaceutical Association, Presidency, Involvement in Politics, Dunbar School, Bethel A. M. E. Church, Early African American Education in Lubbock, Harold Chatman, Education, Prairie View A&M, Fisk University, Huston-Tillotson College, Segregation, Lubbock Flats, Chatman Clinic, Description, Nurses, Staff, Dr. Olan Key, Dr. S. C. Arnett, Jr., Dr. Frank B. Malone, Building construction, Segregation in Medical Facilities, Dr. J. A. Chatman, Work with Texas Tech, Governor Price Daniel, Appointment to White House Conference on Children and Youth, Governor John Connally, Appointed to Board of Texas Southern University, Lyndon B. Johnson, Sam Rayburn, Preston Smith, Lubbock-Crosby County Medical Association, Attempts to Recruit other Black Doctors to Lubbock, Negro Boys Club of Lubbock, Minstrel Show fund-raiser

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1939-1967

Bulk Dates: 1945-1967

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