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Phyllis Freeland discusses her experiences during the Lubbock tornado of May 11, 1970.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Phyllis Freeland

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: August 13, 1970

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Approaching storm (May 11, 1970), Tornado alert, Description of storm, Wind and rain, Seeking shelter, Debris, Shelter, Neighbor, Staircase, Basement, Electricity off at 9:40 p.m., Description after tornado, Damage to neighborhood, Trees down, Power lines down, Garage destroyed, Clean-up activities, Wind, Hazardous travel, Stayed home, Utilities, Psychological effect on people, Reluctance to rebuild

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1970

Bulk Dates: 1970

Access Information

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