Weaver, Bobby 1979-05-04

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Bobby Weaver, then an archival assistant with the Southwest Collection, relates his impressions of the tornado in Wichita Falls, Texas, that occurred on April 10, 1979.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Bobby Weaver

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: May 04, 1979

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: None Given

Length: 45 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Tornado (April 10, 1979), Mr. and Mrs. Rolland Haverstock, Sirens (6:00 P.M.), Electricity out (6: 12 P.M.), Weather conditions, Clouds, Direction of travel, Speed, Rain, Hailstones, Traffic accident, Stricken area, Midwestern State University campus, Shopping centers, Residential areas, Blocked streets, Appearance, Street signs, Looters, Rescue workers, Shopping centers, Fatalities, Tornado, Direction, Width.

Tape 1, Side 2: Freeways, Texas Highway Department, Rest home, Absence of lights, Telephones, Water scarcity, Community interaction, Lubbock tornado (1970), Comparison.

Range Dates: 1979

Bulk Dates: 1979


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