Hughes, Jack 1970-09-08

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Jack Hughes, San Angelo photographer, discusses various incidents and experiences in his life.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Jack Hughes

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Date: September 8, 1970

Location: San Angelo, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 1 hour, 10 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Biographical information reviewed, Born in Rhodesia, Childhood in Wales, Served in the British Army, Traveled with the fishing fleets, Came to American (1922), Lists various jobs held around the country, Accident when he lost his hand mentioned, Divorce from his wife granted, Became a stonecutter, Learned photography.

Tape 1, Side 2: Opened photography shop in San Francisco, Organized a Boys’ Club in Mission District, Explains reasons for leaving San Francisco, Moved to Florida and started a fishing business, Cites controversy about building piers for Negro fishermen, Moved to Texas, Incident in South Texas when mistaken for a reporter described.

Tape 2, Side 1: Continuation of story in South Texas, Incident involving taking pictures for church in Ozona, Officially reported dead in Uvalde.

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1914-1970

Bulk Dates: 1922-1970

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