Tatum, Maggie 1969-04-24

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Maggie Tatum, who came to Lubbock at the age of three, describes her childhood impressions of Lubbock’s black community during the 1920s and 1930s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Maggie Tatum

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: April 24, 1969

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Robert Foster

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Childhood impressions of Lubbock (1920s and 1930s), School teachers and facilities, Businesses on Avenue A, Living conditions, Methodist churches, Locations, Built home in second Wheelock Addition, First black park, Rev. L. Moore (?), Depression, Soup lines, Mother employed as maid, Transportation, Bus service, Taxicabs, Depression, Few jobs and low pay, Social life, Church centered, Race relations.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1920-1940

Bulk Dates: 1920-1940

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