Nash, Bob 1970, 1971, 1975
Tape 1: Bob Nash, assistant manager of radio station KFYO, presents his recollections of and involvement with the Lubbock tornado of May 11, 1970. Tape 2: Nash discusses the life and career of Nicholas Nolan, Captain of the 10th U. S. Cavalry. Tape 3: He narrates a slide show concerning the history of Lubbock and the need for preservation of cultural resources.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Bob Nash
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: 1970; September 1, 1971; 1975
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Interviewer: Stan Valcik, Westerners, and Lubbock Historic Site Survey
Length: 1 hour 55 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Assigned function in Emergency Operations Center (EOC) given,
Actions prior to and immediately following the tornado related,
Operations at EOC described,
Talks about events occurring and work being done during the night,
following the tornado,
Lack of panic reported,
Mentions lack of coordination,
Comments on reaction of people in EOC,
Aid from outside sources discussed,
Reasons given for failure of back-up communication power system,
Influx of outside news media,
Relates accomplishments and problems of EOC.
Tape 1, Side 2: Organizational procedures set up in EOC by Bob Wilson, assistant city manager,
Estimates length of EOC operations,
Reports of Emergency Broadcast System discussed.
Tape 2, Side 1: Nicholas Nolan,
Early military career,
Third Seminole War,
Battle of Bull Run,
Captain of 10th U. S. Cavalry (Buffalo Soldiers).
Tape 2, Side 2: Nolan’s participation in military expeditions,
Lost Expedition (1877).
Tape 3, Side 1: Song: "The Prairie’s My Home",
Singer’s Store (1882),
Monterey, Texas vs. Lubbock,
Importance of history to cities,
Tape 3, Side 2: Blank
Range Dates: 20,000 B.C. - A.D. 1975
Bulk Dates: 1877-1975
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