Schmid, Mrs Lynn 1973-07-03

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Mrs. Schmid, a former employee of the Dallas Park Department, discusses the city’s park system.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. Lynn Schmid

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 03, 1973

Location: Dallas, Texas

Interviewer: Harry Jebsen, Patricia Hogan, and Robert Newton

Length: 1 hour 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Gives summary of activities with park department, Start in park work recounted, Tells about Mexican problem, Competition between youth centers explained, Notes welfare center work, Park programs discussed, Camps for children remembered, Enjoyed picture shows, Describes particular parks.

Tape 1, Side 2: Comments on working with blacks, Hours recalled, Talks about her bosses, Park training course required, Lists programs for youngsters, Salaries given, Explains about Mexican events, Changes in park department enumerated.

Tape 2, Side 1: Comments on developments around parks, Dallas Fair discussed, Notes effects of World War II, Change to office work noted, Had leadership problems.

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1930s-1973

Bulk Dates: 1930s-1973

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