Dupree, George 1957-11-04

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George Dupree, a Lubbock attorney, makes a speech to the Lubbock Women’s Club in which he outlines some books that he had enjoyed on Western frontier history and relates the story of two civil suits—Loving County school lands and Griffith v. Shannon Estate.

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Interviewee Name: George Dupree

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Date: November 4, 1957

Location: Lubbock, Texas


Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Women's Club business, Terry County 50th Anniversary noted, Role call of "pioneers", Rhyme on justice, George Dupree speaks, Refers to Walter Posey's anniversary at bank, States that Lubbock is a center of a fabulous frontier, Refers to frontiersmen's personalities, Links local frontier to whole frontier, Presents bibliography on frontier history, Summarizes two civil suits as examples of justice, Loving County against Higginbotham, Theft of school land funds by county officials, Griffith vs. Shannon Estate, Griffith's widow sued Shannon's estate for 1/3 of the $16 million of the XIT Ranch fortune, Women's rights noted

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

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