Carter, Charlotte B 1972-12-12

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Charlotte Carter discusses her career as a radio announcer in New England and at KFYO Radio in Lubbock. She also describes her emergency food relief work during the Lubbock tornado of 1970.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Charlotte B. Carter

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Date: December 12, 1972

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Bar Harbor, Maine fire (Mt. Desert Island), Emergency relief food, Milk, Red Cross failure, Lubbock tornado (1970), Damage, Events of the tornado, Carter's apartment building (Altura Towers), Dr. Jones, Feeding effort, Donation of food, Salvation Army, Sandwich preparation, Donation of surplus food, Women volunteers, Organization, Work delegated, Food quantity, Donations of food (again), Salvation Army (again), Other relief efforts, Bedding, Clothing, Participation, Delivery, Major Hall, Human unity during crisis, World War II, Carter's war occupation, Family contributions, Lubbock tornado (again), Scale of the disaster, Hurricanes, Maine, Boston, Florida, Carter's move to Texas, Great-uncle Tom Bugbee, Early Texas rancher, Father - Charles Bugbee, Marriage, Mother to Texas (early 1900s), Carter's inheritance, Carter's son, Law school, Oil companies, Army, Jewish friend, Oil company partner, Sheldon, Petroleum (1972, Carter Mendel), Radio career, KFYO radio (Lubbock, Texas), The Shoe-Bar Ranch (Hall County, Texas), Bugbee family, Long-lost relative, Roy Bugbee

Tape 1, Side 2: Grandfather - Sir Henry Stair, Anecdote, illegitimate child, Anecdote hanged ancestor, Radio broadcasting career (again), Anecdote, hired for first radio show, Radio show locations, Schenectady, New York, New York City, New York, Radio programs, "Humming Time", Erva Giles, Other careers, Writing, Investments, Radio broadcasting career (again), Radio programs (again), "One Man's Family", "Victory Variety Show", Anecdote, watermelon prices, Polio, Broadcasts from bed, March of Dimes (Maine), Texas March of Dimes (1948), Left network broadcasting, Heart attack, KSEL Radio, Furr's meat department KFYO (again), Piggley-Wiggley, Schenectady, New York (again), Talk show, Anecdote, invitation form Franklin D. Roosevelt, Margaret Chase Smith, Friendship, KFYO radio (again), World War II, Radio broadcasts, Intelligence work, Diving bell, Secret work, Illness, Surgeries, Television, Disdain, Idaho, Birth (Aroostook County, Idaho), Potato marketing, Radio career (again), Radio station, WAGM (Presque Isle, Maine), Anecdote, organ recording, Anecdote, partridge

Tape 2, Side 1: Radio career (again), World War II, Recordings of soldiers, Teaching, Retirement, Husband, Divorce, Husband's remarriage, Husband's family

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1910s-1972

Bulk Dates: 1940s-1970s

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