Royalty, Catherine 2019-02-23

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This interview features Catherine Royalty as she discusses growing up in Lubbock Texas and attending Texas Tech. In this interview, Royalty describes early Lubbock and Texas Tech, and also delves into her time in the service during World War II.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name:Catherine Royalty

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: February 23, 2019

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Lynn Whitfield

Length: 00:59:25 (59 minutes)


Introduction and background information; college education and joining the service; Her memories of early Lubbock; being a Tech student during the Depression; Texas Tech administration building; deciding to join the service; After joining the WAVES and the war ended; retirement; Her birthday, her first time in San Francisco, integration; The Texas Tech Dairy Barn

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

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