Zahn, John D 1970-08-19

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John D. Zahn, who was on the 20th floor of the Great Plains Life Building during the Lubbock tornado of May 11, 1970, describes his experiences and the damage he saw.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: John D. Zahn

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: August 19, 1970

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Harry Krenek

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Lubbock tornado discussed, Describes his experiences in the Great Plains, Building during the storm, Reviews damage seen in the downtown area, immediately after the storm.

Tape 1, Side 2: Lubbock tornado discussed further, Damage to 20th floor restaurant was extensive, Reactions of the people in the building during the storm explained, Damage to the Great Plains Building described, States belief it is safe for future use.

Range Dates: 1970

Bulk Dates: 1970

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