Turner, Lawrence W 1972-04-27

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Lawrence W. Turner, headwaiter for the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas, discusses the history of the hotel and his involvement in it.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Lawrence W. Turner

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: April 27, 1972

Location: Dallas, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Born: Liberty, Texas (April 7, 1909), Family history, Parents, To Dallas, Texas (1922), Schooling, Adolphus Hotel, History, Description, Career, Waiter (1935), Famous people served, Adolphus Hotel (again), Description, Music bands, Career, Headwaiter, Duties, Manager, Attitudes, Trustee meetings, Attendance, Booker T. Washington High School, Teachers, Marriages, Children, Career, Salary, Big tippers, Small tippers, Entertainment, Hotel, Hotel service.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1910-1972

Bulk Dates: 1925-1972

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