Turner, Beulah Dunn 1979

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Beulah Dunn Turner, daughter of a pioneer Methodist minister and sister of prominent Lubbock surgeon Sam Dunn, talks about her home, family life and career as a music teacher.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Beulah Dunn Turner

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: 1979

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: None Given

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Background, Sisters Mary and Myrtle’s arrival in Lubbock (1923), Beulah’s arrival in Lubbock (1928), Dunn house, Built (1926), Studio addition (1960), Spanish architecture, Stucco, Blue trim, Description of interior, Neighborhood, Site of Dunn house, Centrally located, Near Texas Tech University, Landscaping, Father discussed, Pioneer minister, Built First Methodist Church, Snyder, Texas, Circuit rider, Courtship between parents, Dunn house (again), Prominent guests, Feelings about house, Sam Dunn, brother, Doctor and surgeon (West Texas Hospital), Dunn house (again), Receptions, Former music students, Orchestra, Trip to Alaska, Mary and Myrtle Dunn (sisters), Education.

Tape 1, Side 2: Dunn house, Blue trim, Superstition concerning, Lubbock tornado (May 11, 1970), Damage to neighborhood, Dunn house (again), Music in Lubbock, Symphony Orchestra, Concerts at Texas Tech, Musical clubs, Centers of music world, Dunn house interior (again).

Range Dates: 1923-1979

Bulk Dates: 1928-1979

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