Matthews, Carlton and Janice 1970-07-16

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Carlton and Janice Matthews describe riding out the Lubbock tornado of May 11, 1970, in their car while driving on Avenue Q and Fourth Street in downtown Lubbock.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Carlton and Janice Matthews

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 16, 1970

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Harry Krenck

Length: 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Tornado, Driving on Avenue Q during storm, Storm conditions, Wind pushing vehicle, Lack of traffic, Aiding accident victim, Sitting out tornado in vehicle, Driving through debris in Overton section, Damage in North Lubbock, Reactions to tornado episode, Lack of damage to vehicle.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1970

Bulk Dates: 1970

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