Krenck, Harry 1970-07-24

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Harry Krenck, Lubbock resident, discusses his experiences during the Lubbock tornado of May 11, 1970.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Harry Krenck

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 24, 1970

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: None

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Lubbock, Texas tornado (May 11, 1970), Mobile home, Lubbock Mobile Lodge, Insurance, Weather conditions, Tornado warning, Storm shelter, Storm, Strong winds, Damage to mobile home, Hailstorm, Mobile home, Salvaged items, Damage in downtown Lubbock, Brother’s apartment, Contacted wife, Mobile home (again), Clean-up, Hit by metal beams, Small Business Administration disaster loan, Traffic violations, Hesitation of people to enter shelter during storm, Replaced destroyed mobile home, Description of moving old home, Hot wires, Damage to mobile home park, Commends police and TV and radio stations, Tornado warnings (again), Hailstorm (again), Damage to car, Injury to park manager.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1970

Bulk Dates: 1970

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