Timmons, Paul 1971-06-25

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Paul Timmons, now associate editor of the Amarillo Globe-News, discusses conditions in Amarillo during the Depression of the 1930s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Paul Timmons

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: June 25, 1971

Location: Amarillo, Texas

Interviewer: David Nail

Length: 25 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Depression of the 1930s discussed, Cites reasons for its delay in hitting the Panhandle, Prohibition recalled, Lists relief measures taken in the city, Dust storms described, Newspaperman Gene A. Howe characterized, Names various forms of entertainment in the 1930s, Two radio stations operated in the city, Speculates on public opinion of world events of the late 1930s, Disillusionment with the New Deal reviewed.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1930-1939

Bulk Dates: 1930-1939

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