Hicks, Fletcher 1970-09-08

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Fletcher Hicks, bartender at the Lubbock Club, discusses what he experienced during the Lubbock tornado of May 11, 1970.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Fletcher Hicks

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Date: September 8, 1970

Location: Lubbock, Texas

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Length: 30 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Background, Place of employment, The Lubbock Club Pioneer First National Bank, Building (14th and 15th floors), Day of tornado (May 11 1970), Cocktail lounge (15th floor), Observation of storm, Description of cocktail lounge, Occurrences during storm, Explosion, Pressure, Windows blown out, Prayer, Wind, Aftermath of tornado, Game room, Tried to contact family, Description of 14th floor, Tornado’s effect on building, Description of surrounding area, Damage, Hicks’ home.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1970

Bulk Dates: 1970


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