Henderson, Lillie 1982-05-04

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Lillie Henderson describes the community of Best, Texas, and the surrounding area in the 1920s and 1930s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Lillie Henderson (Mrs. A. L.)

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Date: May 4, 1982

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Born Tennessee, Father, Rev. Robert P. Witt, Methodist minister, Mother, Cynthia Nelson Witt, Post College, Teaching job, Met husband, Married Fort Worth Texas, Best Texas, Buildings, Shotgun houses, Entertainment, Bridge club, Baseball team, Roads, Condition, Supply stores, Upstairs living, Church, Denomination, Best (1926), Murders.

Tape 1, Side 2: Best (continued), Population (1926), Stores, Texon Texas, Organization, Butane gas, Private use, Water, Household water, Laundry, Schools, Funding, Uses, Depression (1930s), Pipeline guards, National Recovery Administration, Odessa Texas (1934), Population, Transferred Lubbock Texas, West Texas, People, Mrs. Carl Cromwell, Personality.

Range Dates: 1920s-1930s

Bulk Dates: 1920s-1930s

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