Guyton, Lawrence 2013-07-24
This interview features Lawrence Guyton who discusses growing in East Lubbock. Guyton recalls segregation and crime in Lubbock in the 1940s, his struggles to graduate from high school, as well as how people in his neighborhood were able to work and survive with very little.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Lawrence Guyton Sr.
Additional Parties Recorded: n/a
Date: July 24, 2013
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Interviewer: Cosby Morton
Length: 01:19:41 (1 hour, 19 minutes)
Family Background; Living in Lubbock, “The Flats” in 1940; Theatres and Entertainment in Lubbock; Wages in the 1940s; Problems in High School and Shoe shining; Lubbock Businesses and Schools; Coleman’s Alley and Crime in The Flats; Life in Coleman’s Alley; Effects of World War II and Teachers at Dunbar
Original Recording Format: born digital audio
Recording Format Notes: audio cd available in Reading Room
Transcript: found here: http://hdl.handle.net/10605/316563
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