Jones, Hub 1974-01-09

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Hub Jones, brother of Judge Marvin Jones and owner of Hub Jones Motor Company in Lubbock, describes his childhood in East Texas and the early growth of Lubbock.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Hub Jones

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: January 9, 1974

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Childhood, Cooke County, Texas, Farming, Born (1888), Chores, Schooling, Joseph Weldon Bailey, Senator from Gainesville, Texas, Games, Baseball, Food, Canning, Meals, Farming, Tools, Marvin Jones, brother, School, Marvin taught school, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas, University of Texas (Austin) Law School, Amarillo, Texas, Valley View, Texas, Banking experiences, Automobile dealership, Hudson Super Six, Lubbock, Texas.

Tape 1, Side 2: Automobile dealership (continued), Hub Jones Motor Company, Herbert K. Jones, O. L. Slaton, banker, George Benson, banker, Depression (1930s), Effect on automobile business, Chryslers, Fords, Hub Jones Motor Company sold, Marvin Jones, Court of Claims, Ida McCollum Jones.

Range Dates: 1888-1930s

Bulk Dates: 1888-1930s

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