Dillard, Bryan B 1987-10-01

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Bryan B. Dillard reminisces about his teaching career, his father J. J. Dillard, the printing industry, early historical events in Lubbock, Sheriff Kato, and the snowstorm of January 10, 1918.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Bryan B. Dillard

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Date: October 1, 1987

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 55 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Dillard, J. J., Biographical information, Ropesville school, Lubbock Avalanche, founding, Printing press, First subscriber, Teaching career, Archer County, Texas, To Lubbock, Texas, Marriage, Ada Shackelford, Louis Welch, Mayor of Houston, Texas, Real Estate, Abstract company, State Representative, (Texas 1908), Education legislation, West Texas College Bill, Independent School District bill, Sam Rayburn, First typewriter in Lubbock, Hester's Office Supply, Laser technology, Lubbock, Texas, Residence, Lubbock, Texas, Buildings, Lubbock Mercantile, Federal building, Temple Ellis building, Original courthouse, Schools, Notary Public Qualification bill

Tape 1, Side 2: Maize, Cattle feed, Oil, Post, Texas, Sudan Grass Seed Association, Lubbock (again), Lubbock Commercial Seed Club, Don Biggers, First gin, Snowstorm (January 10, 1918), Dr. Ponton's experience, Lubbock Sanitarium, Glen Howard, Merrill Hotel, Dr. Wagner, West Texas Hospital, Glen Howard (again), Flu epidemic, Sandstorm (1926), Dillard, Bryan B., Career, Law, Reason, "Leather hat" Brown, Sheriff Kato, Trail, Knitting company, C. W. Post, Parceling the land, Dillard, Bryan B. (again), Mineral rights

Range Dates: 1908-1987

Bulk Dates: 1908-1960s

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