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Oral history collection

Repository: Texas Tech University. Southwest Collection

Collection Description (Extant): The Oral History collection of the Southwest Collection is one of the largest in Texas. More than 4,500 tapes, containing 2,800 interviews have been abstracted and indexed.

These interviews trace the development of West Texas from settlement to the present time when the area has become a major agribusiness and medical region. Subjects covered include, oil, ranching, community and economic development.

Collection URL: http://swco.ttu.edu/Oral_History/oralhistory.asp External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Wallace Cox, Juanita Jewel Craft, Donnell Dickson, George Eubank, D. C. Fair, Robert L. Foster, Charles A. Guy, Damon H. Hill, Theodore Jamison, Eloise Lundy, Faye Montgomery, T. A. Parker, Clint Peoples, William R. Powell, Carlton Priestly, James E. Thompson, Alva L. Vaughn, Howard Wallace, W. W. Watkins, Ron Welch, George C. Woods, Harlie Dalton Woods

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African Americans--Civil rights--Texas
Minorities--Civil rights--Texas, West
Segregation in education--Texas--Lubbock
Segregation--Texas--Dallas
Watts Riot, Los Angeles, Calif., 1965
White supremacy movements

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Transcripts
Videorecordings

 

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