Daughterty, Roy 1970-08-11

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Roy Daugherty, a Lubbock laundry owner, discusses his personal experiences and the loss of his business during the Lubbock tornado of May 11, 1970.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Roy Daugherty

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Date: August 11, 1970

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 15 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Lack of warning before tornado hit, Damage to 6th Street, Electricity loss, Shelter, Description of the storm damage (again), Laundry destroyed, Personal reaction to damage, Description of the damage, Fear of prowlers and looters, Salvaging attempts, Equipment, Clothing, Customer reaction to lost clothes, Reopening of laundry (July 1970), Impact on business, Estimates of damage

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: May-July 1970

Bulk Dates: May-July 1970


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