Lewis, C.L. 2016-08-10

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This interview features Bobby Lewis as he discusses his time serving as a Navy aviator, and his life ranching.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: C.L. "Bobby" Lewis

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: August 10, 2016

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Marshall

Length: 01:49:43


Family history and his Grandfather Sawyer; Grandfather and Grandmother Lewis; His parents; First job; Pearl Harbor; His time at Texas Tech before World War II; Flying planes and being a Navy Aviator; How he met his wife, Ruth; How Texas Tech changed after World War II; His ranches; Cattle; The antelope and deer he’d see on his ranches

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: CD available to listen in reading room

Transcript: Transcript available on dspace https://hdl.handle.net/10605/361857

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