Maedgen, Charles 1971-06-24

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Charles E. Maedgen Jr., President of Lubbock National Bank and the son of a pioneer Lubbock banker, discusses the Lubbock tornado of May 11, 1970.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Charles Maedgen

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: June 24, 1971

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 00:45:51 (45 minutes, 51 seconds)


Tape 1, Side 1: Tornado (May 11, 1970), Activities, Pressure, Wind, Pioneer Natural Gas building, Taking cover, Debris, Automobiles, Condition, Streets, Telephone service, Citizens’ attitudes, Religious songs, Radio reports, Traffic, Country Club area, Damages, Motels, Home, Damages, Wife’s reactions, Aftermath (May 12, 1970), Feelings, Activities.

Tape 1, Side 2: Water supply, Return to work, Peculiarities, Tornado, Effects, Unification, City strength, Financing.

Range Dates: 1970

Bulk Dates: 1970

Access Information

Original Recording Format: reel to reel

Recording Format Notes: digitized, Audio CD available in Reading Room

Transcript: yes, handwritten, and available in Reading Room

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