Lewis, Miss Ella 1969-04-09

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Miss Ella Lewis, a retired Post Office employee, recalls life in Lubbock’s black community in the 1920s and 1930s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Miss Ella Lewis

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: April 09, 1969

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Robert Foster

Length: 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Employed at Post Office (1932-1951), Avenue A (mid-1920s), Businesses, Built home (late 1920s), Living conditions, Appliances, Water, Plumbing, Construction, Black churches, Locations, First church, Building, Choir, Black schools, First teachers, Housing, Taxis, Attended ball games in park.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1920-1951

Bulk Dates: 1920-1940

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