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Fancher Upshaw describes conditions in Amarillo during the Depression of the 1930s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Fancher Upshaw, Jr.

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: June 22, 1971

Location: Amarillo, Texas

Interviewer: David Nail

Length: 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Depression of the 1930s discussed, Payne murder case recalled, Speculates on public opinion of Herbert Hoover, Bank closing caused a run on the life insurance companies, Type of jobs available to youth listed, Names various forms of entertainment in the 1930s, Dust storms described, Newspaperman Gene Howe characterized, Examines drought and New Deal recovery measures, States public attitude toward world events of the late 1930s, Worked his way through college.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1930s

Bulk Dates: 1930s

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