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Mrs. W. W. Gibson, a resident of Amarillo since 1910, discusses conditions in Amarillo during the Depression of the 1930s and volunteer work in which she was involved at the time.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. W. W. Gibson

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: January 15, 1971

Location: Amarillo, Texas

Interviewer: David Nail

Length: 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Depression of the 1930s discussed, Explains nature of work at a children's clinic, Sources of income of the Junior Welfare League, Dust storms described, Establishment of the Girl Scout camp in the 1930s recalled, Mentions forms of entertainment in the 1930s, Soup kitchens and other relief measures, Newspaperman Gene Howe characterized.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1930s

Bulk Dates: 1930s

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