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William Fellers discusses conditions in the Amarillo area during the Depression of the 1930s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: William J. Fellers

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: January 5, 1971

Location: Amarillo, Texas

Interviewer: David Nail

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Depression of the 1930s discussed, Held job in the hardware business, Feels causes of the Dust Bowl were poor farming methods and drought, Agricultural measures of the Dust Bowl explained, Also worked in the CCC program, Move to Amarillo and living arrangements described, Comments on public opinion of world events in the late 1930s, Names various forms of entertainment in the 1930s, Work discussed again, States opinion of Franklin Roosevelt

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1930s

Bulk Dates: 1930s

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