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[[Category: Needs Review ]] [[category: SWC Interviews]] [[category: 1970s]] [[category: Lumber Industry]] [[category: Lubbock, Texas]] [[category: Reese AFB]] [[category: World War II]] [[category: Texas Tech]]
[[Category: Needs Review ]] [[category: SWC Interviews]] [[category: 1970s]] [[category: Lumber Business]] [[category: Lubbock, Texas]] [[category: Reese AFB]] [[category: World War II]] [[category: Texas Tech]]

Latest revision as of 18:18, 26 August 2019

Jack West tells of his involvement in the lumber business in Lubbock and sketches details of his business operations.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Jack West

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: March 03, 1976

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Joanna Shurbet

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Personal background, Texas Tech described (1924), Lumber business, First job, bookkeeper, Operation, Home financing, Purchase of business (1944), Building booms, Post-World War II, GI loans, Lubbock’s growth, Other aspects of business, Home repair, Sale of hardware, Lumber, Competition, Bids, Number of employees, Changes, Home building, Delivery service, Styles of homes, Size, Siding, Roofing, Lumber suppliers, West coast, New Mexico, Arizona, East Texas, Business problems, Credit risks, Mechanics lien, Homestead law, Contracting, Lubbock changes, Paving, City limits, Texas Tech.

Tape 1, Side 2: Sheet rock used (1922), Other innovations, Latex paint, Nail guns, Work schedule, Depression, NRA, Wages, Reese Air Force Base, Lubbock, Advertising, Interests and hobbies, Rock collection, Gem and Mineral Society, Travel.

Range Dates: 1922-1976

Bulk Dates: 1920s-1940s

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