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John Maggard describes conditions in Amarillo during the Depression of the 1930s.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: John Maggard

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: January 13, 1971

Location: Amarillo, Texas

Interviewer: David Nail

Length: 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Depression of the 1930s discussed, Job held in 1929 described, Expresses opinion of Herbert Hoover, Notes effect of the NRA on job, Effect of the bank closings related, Prohibition in Amarillo described, Soup kitchens recalled, Explanations of WPA and CCC projects, Dust storms mentioned, Names forms of entertainment in the 1930s, Work of the Junior League examined, States opinion of Newspaperman Gene Howe, Public attitude toward world events in the late 1930s reviewed.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1929-1939

Bulk Dates: 1929-1939

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