Lokey, Ted 1971-01-07

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Ted Lokey describes life in Amarillo during the Depression of the 1930s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Ted Lokey

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: January 07, 1971

Location: Amarillo, Texas

Interviewer: David Nail

Length: 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Depression of the 1930s discussed, Describes business operation, Expresses opinion of Herbert Hoover, Opinion of Franklin Roosevelt stated, Bank closing mentioned, Notes problem of people without established credit, Cites effect of the NRA on business, WPA and CCC projects recalled, Discussion of soup kitchens, Dust storms described, Lists forms of entertainment in the 1930s, Public attitude toward world events of the late 1930s explained, Newspapermen Gene Howe and Wilbur Hawk characterized.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: None Given

Bulk Dates: None Given

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