Middleton, Roy 2019-03-27

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This interview features Roy Middleton as he discusses his family’s connection to Texas Tech University. In this interview, Middleton explains his father’s job with the Texas Tech dairy barn and what it was like growing up on a farm. He then moves on to discuss many influential Texas Tech people such as Spike Dykes, Kent Hance, John Montford, Robert Duncan, and Arch Lamb.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Roy Middleton

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: March 27, 2019

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Lynn Whitfield

Length: 00:39:41 (39 minutes)


Introduction his family’s history with Texas Tech; Dean Stangel and the dairy trucks; Growing up on a farm and attending Texas Tech; Jones Stadium; Spike Dykes, Kent Hance, John Montford, and Robert Duncan; Arch Lamb and other influential Texas Tech people; What the Texas Tech Campus was like when he went to school; Roy’s love for Texas Tech

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: patrons may listen to a CD copy in our reading room

Transcript: transcript available on dspace https://hdl.handle.net/10605/362128

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