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Mr. Foreman describes conditions in Amarillo during the Depression in the 1930s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Albert D. Foreman

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, Notes stock market crash effect on Amarillo, Employer, Panhandle Lumber Company, liquidated, Poverty and desperation of some recalled, Soup lines formed for hungry citizens, Cites benefits of the New Deal programs, Dust storms described, Speculation of public opinion of world events of the late 1930s, Business conditions in Amarillo at the time recalled, Price of real estate discussed, More home canning and gardening was done, Comments on conditions of brother's farm

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1930s

Bulk Dates: 1930s

Access Information

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Recording Format Notes:


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