Philbrick, George

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George Philbrick, Texas Tech University tennis coach, talks about Coach Pete Cawthon, under whom he played football at Texas Tech in the 1930s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: George Philbrick

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: None Given

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Etta Lynch

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Background, Football player, Relationship with Cawthon, Pete Cawthon, Interest in people, Bobby Holmes, ineligible player, Feelings about blacks, Bo Williams, team manager, Relationship with Cawthon, Hitchcock’s Garden, Matt Hitchcock, Texas Tech football player, Dean Stangel, Athletic Council member, Team schedule (1942), Philosophy of football, Halftime locker room tactics, Treatment of players, Feelings about losing, Early career, Early Texas Tech football team, Cawthon family, Pete Cawthon, Jr., Virginia Cawthon, Opinion of cigarette smoking.

Tape 1, Side 2: Pete Cawthon (continued), Religious convictions, Strict disciplinarian, Anecdote, D. M. McElroy, Dutchey Smith, line coach, Superstitious beliefs, Dress habits, Emotional coach, Actions during games, Letter writing, Former players.

Range Dates: 1930-1942

Bulk Dates: 1930-1942

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