Kelisky, Mrs S L 1972-01-28
Mrs. Kelisky discusses her and her husband’s Russian-Jewish background, their immigration to America, and their life in Lubbock.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Mrs. S. L. Kelisky
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: January 28, 1972
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Interviewer: David Murrah
Length: 30 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: S. L. Kelisky’s early life,
Born: Bender, Russia (c. 1894),
Parents’ divorce and emigration,
Degree in architecture and engineering,
Mrs. Kelisky’s early life,
Importance of education,
Courtship and marriage (1922),
Description of family,
Recollection of architectural contracts,
Description of Lubbock contract sites.
Tape 1, Side 2: Reasons for move to Lubbock (1937),
Jewish community in Lubbock,
First impression of Texas,
Description of sandstorm,
Description of gardening,
Description of changes in Lubbock,
Describes growth of Lubbock.
Range Dates: 1894-1972
Bulk Dates: 1910-1972
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