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The Halloways, along with Mary Frances Crow Gates, Jimmy and Twila Manyhall and Clark Hammond, reminisce over their experiences on "Black Sunday" on April 14, 1935.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mr. and Mrs. Dan Halloway

Additional Parties Recorded: Mary Frances Crow Gates, Jimmy and Twila Manyhall, and Clark Hammond




Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Dan Halloway, Leola Hall Halloway, Mary Frances Crow Gates, Jimmy and Twila Manyhall, Plug Hammond, Fiftieth class reunion, Jim Manyhall, Sunday afternoon, Description of the weather, Approaching line of black clouds, Description, Weather (again), Winds, Calm, Black clouds, Arrival, Description, Reactions, Duration, Date (April 14 1935), Bryant, brother, Caught in the storm, Reactions, Clouds approaching, Appearance, Weather conditions, Duration of storm (again), Driving during the storm, Schools, Dust masks issued, Precautions taken, Homes, Quality, Construction, Home-made dust mask, Rope attached to house as a guide during storms, Accumulation of dust, Social events, Elbert Domeby, Death from dust pneumonia, Illnesses caused by dust, Sinus problems, Static electricity due to storm, General effects, Effect on cars, Mary Frances Crow Gates, Spearman Texas, Home, Tar paper construction, Shelter, Dugout, Appearance of dust storm, Reaction to storm’s appearance, Grover Crum, April 14 1934, Cattle, Black clouds, Conditions, Reaction, Duration, Phil ?, Canadian Texas, Dust storm, Results.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1934-1935

Bulk Dates: 1934-1935

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