Fair, Mrs John and D C 1969-03-28

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Mrs. Fair and her son D. C. discuss the early black community in Lubbock.

General Interview Information

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

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Date: March 28, 1969

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Robert Foster

Length: 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Biographical information, Reasons for coming to Lubbock, Lot cost, Wheelock Addition, Other residents, Early Lubbock, First Black teachers, Dunbar school location, Isles schools, Churches, Black use of bank, Beginning of population growth, Segregation on jury - 1947, Bus system, Stores, Buildings, Wheelock Addition - growth, Water supply - location, Price of lot, Employment, Race relations, Garbage collection, Max Coleman, Shopping, Women's Clubs, Depression conditions, Methodist Church organization, Masonic Hall location

Tape 1, Side 2: Bethel Methodist Church, Depression, Souplines, Effects on African Americans, Employment

Range Dates: 1947-1969

Bulk Dates: 1947-1969

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