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[[Category: Needs Review ]]  [[Category: SWC Interviews]] [[Category: 1960s]] [[Category: Lubbock, Texas]] [[Category: Early Lubbock History]] [[Category: African American Communities]] [[Category: Segregation]] [[Category: Discrimination]] [[Category: Great Depression]] [[Category: Crime and Law Enforcement]]

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Mrs. Graves discusses the black community in Lubbock after 1927.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Ada Graves

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: April 8, 1969

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Robert Foster

Length: 30 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Moved to Lubbock (November 1927), Impressions of black community, Black population, Housing, Church services in homes, Harassment of blacks, Reason for move to Lubbock, Job opportunities, Effect of Depression, Fewer jobs, Employed as a cook, Husband (A. G. Graves) mechanic, Social life, Dance spots, "Oil mill quarters", Max Coleman—lawyer, real estate, Settlement of Wheelock addition, First black policemen, Anecdote about Johnny Brooks (?) shooting a man, Attitude toward black policemen.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1927-1940

Bulk Dates: 1927-1940


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