Reinhardt, L R 1970-08-12

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R. L. Reinhardt describes the tornado and storm of May 11, 1970, as he approached Lubbock from Ralls, Texas. He discusses the destruction of his home and relief efforts in North Lubbock.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: L.R. Reinhardt

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: August 12, 1970

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Murrah

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Tornado, Severity of storm at Idalou, Texas, Radio damage reports, Lubbock tornado (continued), Damage in North Lubbock, Flooding in Yellowhouse Creek, Home destroyed, Looting, Occupants of house during the tornado, Chain of events, Disaster relief, Protecting property against looting, Rebuilding home, Insurance problems, Social effect of the tornado, Description of cause of damage.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1970

Bulk Dates: 1970

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