Stinnett, Mr and Mrs Beaumont 1971-01-05

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The Stinnetts discuss conditions in Amarillo during the Depression of the 1930s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mr. and Mrs. Beaumont Stinnett

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: January 05, 1971

Location: Amarillo, Texas

Interviewer: David Nail

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Depression of the 1930s discussed, Bank closing recalled, State opinion of Herbert Hoover, Food was not plentiful, Cooperation among people cited, Explanation of work of CCC program, New farming methods introduced in the 1930s, Dust storms described, Note effect of the government farm programs, Cattle shoot recalled, Review of public opinion of world events in the late 1930s, Forms of entertainment in the 1930s listed, Prohibition mentioned, Junior Welfare League and other relief agencies discussed, Availability of jobs in the city.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1930-1939

Bulk Dates: 1930-1939

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