Craven, James 1969-03-27

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James Craven discusses the Black community in Lubbock and their efforts toward self-help.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: James Craven

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Date: March 27, 1969

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Robert Foster

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Biographical information, Negro population, 1926, Lubbock, 1920s, Hotel, Streets, Negro residential areas, Reasons for coming to Lubbock, Cotton crop, Taxi company, Biographical information, Wheelock addition, Lots - price, Water and utilities, Sewage, Taxi business, Changes, Area of service, Depression conditions, Cotton picking, Aid for needy, Medical, Pneumonia incident, Men's Club, Aid for needy, Masonic Lodge, Membership

Tape 1, Side 2: Stores and credit, Negro policemen, Arresting procedure, Lawlessness, Curfew, Listing of Negro doctors, Dr. Oliver, Mexican population, Negro Chamber of Commerce, Men's Social-Civic Club, Pool Hall, Avenue A buildings, Pinkston store, Grocery stores, Churches, Race relations, Bob and Early Johnson, Property - cost, Building house, Taxi drivers, Shack town, Black Hubbers and baseball, Dr. Oliver, Negro voting

Range Dates: 1920-1969

Bulk Dates: 1920s

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