Wilson, George 1972-04-27

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George Wilson, longtime barber at the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas, recalls his years of employment at this nationally-famous establishment and also discusses his personal background.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: George Wilson

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: April 27, 1972

Location: Dallas, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 20 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Background, Dale County, Texas, John and Lucy Wilson, parents, Adolphus Hotel, Dallas, Barbershop, Started to work (1920s), World War I, Troop transport, /U.S.S. North Carolina/Adolphus Hotel (again), Barbershop (again), Early air conditioning, Depression (1930s), Effects on business, Personnel, Adolphus Busch, owner, Barbershop (again), Customers, Size, Location, Dallas, Texas, Growth, Taxes.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1917-1930s

Bulk Dates: 1917-1930s


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