Spence, Mrs G and Christy Spence Daniel 1970-07-22

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Mrs. Spence and Mrs. Daniels, Lubbock residents, discuss their experiences during the Lubbock tornado of May 11, 1970.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. G Spence and Christy Spence Daniel

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 22, 1970

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Harry Krenck

Length: 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Lubbock tornado (May 11, 1970), Events prior to the tornado, Weather conditions, Mobile home, Occurrences during the tornado, Description—mobile home moved by tornado, Debris, Grandfather’s house, Description of grandfather’s injuries, Search for great-grandmother and aunt, Took grandfather to hospital, Description of high water on Amarillo Highway, Injuries, Mobile home, Description prior to tornado, Methodist Hospital, Grandfather’s injuries (again), Description of mobile home area (May 12, 1970), Feelings experienced, After the storm, About living in a mobile home, Damage caused by tornado.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1970

Bulk Dates: 1970

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