Young, Mrs A W 1980-08-19

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Mrs. Young, longtime civic leader, discusses the formation of the Lubbock city public library and the role of community organizations and various individuals in civic improvement.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Mrs. A.W. Young

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: August 19, 1980

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Betty Carr

Length: 35 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: President, City Federation of Women’s Clubs (1944), Projects, School libraries (1940s), Lubbock Library Association founded (1946), Members, City public library drive, Bond election (1947), Petition, Population growth, Location, Cornerstone, Lubbock Library Association (again), Board members (1952), First members, Daisy Godeke, City Public Library, Completion, G. H. Sandy, first librarian, First books, First library cards, Lubbock, Community supporters, Civic organizations, City Public Library (again), Need for expansion, Lubbock civic organizations (again), Active people, Community projects, Post-World War II, Obtaining support.

Tape 1, Side 2: Community projects (continued), Media use.

Range Dates: 1940-1980

Bulk Dates: 1940-1952


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