Keyes, J G Goober 1971-08-21

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Goober Keyes, former Lubbock High coach, reviews his playing football at Cisco High School and Abilene Christian College and his coaching career at Lubbock High School.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: J.G. Goober Keyes

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: August 21, 1971

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Perry McWilliams

Length: 55 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Playing high school football in Cisco (1927), Football tactics used, Football career at Abilene Christian College (1928-31), Recalls construction of Abilene Christian College at its present location, Student employment during the Depression, Social changes effect on athletics, Cisco curfew for all young people recalled, Training rules for Cisco football players, Current athletes characterized, Anecdote about Cisco players spending the night in jail, Lubbock High state championship team, The "Cinderella Kids" (1939), Death of Coach Weldon Bailey Chapman (1939), Recruiting procedures at Cisco High School, Football rules of 1920s and 1930s discussed, Anecdote about Lubbock High’s superstition and ritual.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1927-1940

Bulk Dates: 1927-1940

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