Thompson, Roy 1970-07-07

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Roy Thompson recalls his family’s experiences during the Lubbock tornado of May 11, 1970.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Roy Thompson

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 07, 1970

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Harry Krenck

Length: 50 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Activities, Weather, Description, Shelter, Cellar, Weather, Atmospheric pressure, Damages, House, Weather, High winds, Eyewitness, Son, Damages, Description, Shelter, Traffic, Neighbors.

Tape 1, Side 2: SOS signals, After storm description, Need for blankets, Description of damage, Searching for relatives, Neighborhood helped itself, Looters and robbers, Lack of assistance, Advice, Activities, Rebuilding house.

Range Dates: 1970

Bulk Dates: 1970

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