Upshaw, Fancher, Jr 1971-06-22
Fancher Upshaw describes conditions in Amarillo during the Depression of the 1930s.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Fancher Upshaw, Jr.
Additional Parties Recorded: None
Date: June 22, 1971
Location: Amarillo, Texas
Interviewer: David Nail
Length: 20 minutes
Tape 1, Side 1: Depression of the 1930s discussed,
Payne murder case recalled,
Speculates on public opinion of Herbert Hoover,
Bank closing caused a run on the life insurance companies,
Type of jobs available to youth listed,
Names various forms of entertainment in the 1930s,
Dust storms described,
Newspaperman Gene Howe characterized,
Examines drought and New Deal recovery measures,
States public attitude toward world events of the late 1930s,
Worked his way through college.
Tape 1, Side 2: Blank
Range Dates: 1930s
Bulk Dates: 1930s
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