Adams Charles 1970-05-11

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Charles Adams describes the effects of the Lubbock tornado of May 11, 1970, on his business, property and on the city of Lubbock in general.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Charles Adams

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Date: ca. 1970

Location: Lubbock, Texas

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Length: 30 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Lubbock, Texas Tornado (May 11, 1970), Power failure, Development of storm, Damage to buildings at 14th Street and Avenue H, Downed power lines, Varying damage reports, Visible downtown damage, Police patrols, Debris in streets, Damage to property at 15th Street and Avenue M, National Guard units, Damage in North Lubbock, Repairs to damaged property, Texas Tech University Museum involvement, Mayor's leadership praised, Bank and city government operations, Limited utilities, Community spirit

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1970

Bulk Dates: 1970


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