Potter, Lester T

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Lester Potter discusses the workings of the Dallas Park Department and its Board.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Lester T. Potter

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: None Given

Location: Dallas, Texas

Interviewer: Harry A. Jebsen, Jr

Length: 01:22:34 (1 hour 22 minutes)


Tape 1, Side 1: Park Board, Ray Hubbard, W. W. Samuell estate, B. Berger, L. B. Houston, Kessler Plan, Dallas Independent Schools, State Fair Association, Zoo, Swimming pools.

Tape 1, Side 2: Ray Hubbard, Park board, Civic service, Oil business, L. B. Houston, Ballard Berger, Zoos, Teddy Harris, Playgrounds, Athletics, Thomas Hill, Sand Creek, Zoo, Picture shows, Tennis courts, Dallas Park Department, City council.

Tape 2, Side 1: L. B. Houston, Park system, Park Department, Policy, City government, Politics, Integration, Swimming pools, Politics, Blacks, Park Board, Finances, Goals, Natural gas, Prices, Reserves, Regulation.

Tape 2, Side 2: Crude oil, Prices, Natural gas, Prices.

Range Dates: None Given

Bulk Dates: None Given

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