Crump, Mamie 1952

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The interview was conducted at a History Roundtable at the Lubbock Women’s Club. Mamie Crump and several other women who actually pioneered in Lubbock tell of their personal experiences. Many of the old landmarks are described as to where they would be located in 1952. A choral group sings old- fashioned songs at the end of the program.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mamie Crump

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Date: 1952

Location: Lubbock Women's Club, Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: History Roundtable

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Mamie Crump tells of early schools in Lubbock and names some teachers (13), Mrs. Fred spikes and daughter mentioned (83), Alma Spikes and discusses frontier days as she lived them (86), Mrs. Warren Bacon relates her experiences of living in early Texas including being shot at and saloons in Lubbock (165), Mrs. Irving Hunt informs the Club of her life in Texas (221), Mrs. Hunt names the first women who lived in Lubbock (253), County organization mentioned (263), First formal wedding in Lubbock described (306), Mrs. Alex McDonald tells of her life in Lubbock. She mentions early populations of Lubbock (336), Story of the first bath tub in Lubbock (432), Sanitation laws mentioned (507), First electric plant mentioned (528)

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

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