Meridith, Oscar L 1978-02-10

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Oscar Meridith discusses his past and recalls early developments in Lubbock.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Oscar L. Meridith

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: February 10, 1978

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 30 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Lubbock, Texas (1891), Children, Walter Nelson, Jim Nelson, His father, Mrs. J. A. Wilson, Lubbock Power Plant started (1916), Donnie Edgar Meridith, Magic Ranch, George W. Green, Worked for Magic Ranch, Parents to Lubbock (1898), Born (1903), St. Augustine Ranch, Grew up in Lubbock, Father as house mover, Description of moving buildings, Development of Avenue Q, Lubbock, Moving buildings, High school graduation (1922), School system in Lubbock, Moving buildings, American Railway Express Agency (since 1924).

Tape 1, Side 2: American Railway Express Agency (continued), Early Lubbock, Streets, Ellwood addition.

Range Dates: 1891-1925

Bulk Dates: 1891-1925


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