Witt, Jim 1976-04-08

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Jim Witt reminisces about his family life in Brush Switch and early Lubbock.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Jim Witt

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: April 08, 1976

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Joanna Shurbet

Length: 1 hour


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Witt family in West Texas, First arrival (1892), Second arrival (1904), Emma, Family general store, Move to Lubbock (1914), Move to Brush Switch (1916), Farm, House, Lifestyle, School in Lubbock, Transportation, Living with Jeff and Nellie Witt Spikes, Anecdotes about neighborhood, School, Father, Education, Sister’s farm, Job history, Mother, Employment, Home, Anecdote.

Tape 1, Side 2: Shoes, Mother’s family, Anecdote, Dr. Carter, Father’s businesses, Money loaned, Store, Bakery and Café, Hereford, Texas, Nursery, Farm products, Cotton prices (1919-1920).

Range Dates: 1892-1920

Bulk Dates: 1904-1920


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