Coleman, George Robert 1971-01-14

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George Robert Coleman, who was active in Amarillo’s financial world, describes life in Amarillo during the Depression of the 1930s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: George Robert Coleman

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Date: January 14, 1971

Location: Amarillo, Texas

Interviewer: David Nail

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Came to Amarillo as a banker in 1926, Bank reduced salaries in 1930s, Expresses attitude toward F. D. Roosevelt's closing the banks, Editor of newspaper recalled, Existence of speak-easies discussed, Outlines circumstances leading to his appointment as manager of a stock brokerage, Dust storms of the 1930s described, Radio was a popular form of entertainment

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1926-1930s

Bulk Dates: 1926-1930s

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