Jones, Lew 1975

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Lewis Jones describes playing for former Texas Tech football coach Pete Cawthon. Note: Interviewer Etta Lynch is audible, but Lewis Jones is nearly impossible to hear.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Lewis Jones

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: 1975

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Etta Lynch and unknown

Length: 1 hour, 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Tucson, Arizona (1936), Football game (Texas Tech), Score, Notre Dame, A Team, B Team, Coach Knute Rockne, Experimentation, Forward pass, Texas Tech All-Americans, To Texas Tech (1947), Assistant Dean of Men, Depression (1930s), Food lines, School clothes, Dormitories (1933), Sneed Hall, Doak Hall.

Tape 1, Side 2: Freshman year (1932), Scholarship, Graduated (1938), Depression (1930s), College, Assumed names, Hardin-Simmons College football, Texas Christian University vs. Texas Tech (1936), Game score, Indian football players, Recruiting, Scouting, Scholarships.

Tape 2, Side 1: Pete Cawthon, Personal appearance, Discussion of biography, Religious attitudes, Use of psychology, Former players, Assistant Coach Dell Morgan, Cooling Cawthon off, Pete Cawthon (again), Intimidation of players.

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1930-1960

Bulk Dates: 1932-1939

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