Schwertz, Mrs Lillian 1973-06-12
Mrs. Schwertz, a park department employee and area supervisor, discusses the Dallas parks system.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Mrs. Lillian Schwertz
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: June 12, 1973
Location: Dallas, Texas
Interviewer: Harry Jebson, Patricia Hogan, and Robert Newton
Length: 1 hour 30 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Talks about her job,
Senior citizen actions enjoyed,
Entrance into part department explained,
Tells about programs in the park department,
Comments on blacks.
Tape 1, Side 2: Continues discussion of racial problems,
Discontinued activities listed,
Notes growth of recreation,
Directors of parks discussed.
Tape 2, Side 1: Continues review of parks,
Directors of parks remembered,
Tells about park department secretary.
Tape 2, Side 2: Blank
Range Dates: 1940s-1973
Bulk Dates: 1950s-1973
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