Clarke, Marvin 2017-08-31
This interview features Marvin Clarke as he discusses his interest in drag racing. In the interview, Clarke describes the cars he built and modified for drag racing.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Marvin Clarke
Additional Parties Recorded:
Date: August 31, 2017
Location: Amarillo, Texas
Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez
Length: 02:18:56 (2 hours 18 minutes)
Background information; his first car; Enlisting in the air force, going to jet engine schools; Meeting his wife in England; Leasing out a shop, working as a mechanic; hot rodding after the war; The Amarillo drag way when it first opened; Building a car from scratch; Running his car in the world finals; Customizing a twin engine dragster; Building himself a fun car; selling share of twin engine dragster
Original Recording Format: born digital
Recording Format Notes: patrons may listen to a CD copy in our reading room
Transcript: transcript available on dspace https://hdl.handle.net/10605/361820
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