Clewell, Evelyn 1982-04-15

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Evelyn Clewell, longtime Registrar’s office secretary at Texas Tech, primarily discusses living in Ranger, Texas, during the oil boom.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Evelyn Clewell

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Date: April 15, 1982

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Ranger, Texas, Ku Klux Klan, Housing, Water purchased weekly, Rain, Mail delivery, Dangers, Prices (1925), Schools, Box and strip buildings, Tent houses, Scrip, Banks closed, Rivalry with Eastland, Texas, H. E. Clewell, father, Bertha Clewell, mother, Father, Positions held, Longbell Lumber Company, Ranger, McClesky well, Gushers, Oil well fires, Gholson family, Street crossings

Tape 1, Side 2: Ranger, Ku Klux Klan, Meetings, Boycotts, Entertainment, Movies, Gambling, Well locations, School sports, Families, Salaries, Transportation, Mule teams, Brick streets, Thurber brick, Rent, Weather, Roads, High School, Buster Mills, professional baseball player, Texas Tech University, Registrar's office, Student body, Hometowns

Range Dates: 1925-1982

Bulk Dates: 1925-1982

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