Fair, Mr and Mrs D C 1979-07-06

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The Fairs discuss the black community in Lubbock.

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Interviewee Name: Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Fair

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Date: July 6, 1979

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 35 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: To Lubbock (1925), Dr. Paul Horn, president of Texas Tech, Jobs, Lubbock Hotel, Cotton picking, Servants, Black communities, Schools, Segregation, Teachers, Jobs, Cotton seed compress, Texas Tech construction, Mr. Quigley, Land owner, Texas Tech site, Early settler, Ellwood family, Spade ranch, Early Black settlers, Sedberry family, Waylon Henry, Arthur House, Mr. McKnight, Ku Klux Klan, Dr. J. A. Chatman, Spanish community, John Fair, father, First black juror in Lubbock, World War II, Black draftees, United Service Organization, Prejudice, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Ministers, John Fair, "John, the Hot Tamale Man", Teenagers, Changes, Pleasure gardens, Black law enforcement officer, Ted Means, Limited responsibilities, Churches

Tape 1, Side 2: Dr. G. C. Castleberry, Sharecroppers, Black businesses, Barber shop, Cafes, Pleasure gardens, Entertainment

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