Oral History Collection

MAIN ENTRY: Brady, B. A.
DATE OF INTERVIEW: September 30, 1980
LOCATION OF INTERVIEW: Alamogordo, New Mexico
INTERVIEWER: Richard Mason
LENGTH OF INTERVIEW: 1 hour
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE: B. A. Brady, early Texas Technological College student, discusses student life and the school's football program.
TAPE ONE, SIDE ONE:
B. A. Brady
     To Tech (September 1, 1925)
Texas Technological College
     Football
          Try-out
          Schedule
          Football (continued)
          Record
          Dressing rooms and field
     Job duties
          Placing the lines on the football field
     Discussion about photos
          Pep squad
     Football (again)
          Player's death
     Engineering Department
          Size
          Hiring of additional professors
          Engineering Dance
               Began circa 1926-27
          Engineering Society
               Political influence
     Size of the campus
Brady (again)
     Designed the "Double T" bench
          Located behind the Administration Building
     Degree in Architectural Engineering
     Discussion of photographs
Texas Technological College (again)
     Students
          Financial resources
     Fees
     Social events
     Photographs discussed
          Twilight Baker, student
Brady (again)
Football (again)
     Travel
Students (again)
     Thefts
Reputation of the football team
Lubbock, Texas
     Citizens' attitude towards students
Texas Technological College (again)
     Growth of campus
          New dormitories
     Photographs
     Yearbook
          Staff
               Raymond Marshall, editor
Football (again)
     Making signs for the football games
Football (continued)
     Deterioration of the team
     Pete Cawthon's arrival (1930s)
     New schedule
     Western Athletic Conference
     "Pest" Welch
          Quit the squad
          To Marquette
          Gained All-American recognition
     Coaching staff
     Cawthon (again)
          Superstitions
               Anecdote: Trying to avoid a black cat
               Lucky wool socks
          Attitudes toward losing
     T Club
     Cawthon (again)
          Attitudes about blocking
     Former players
     Game verses Texas Christian University
          Sammy Baugh
     Cawthon (again)
          Innovations
               Platooning players "shock troopers"
          Players
TAPE ONE, SIDE TWO: No side divisions marked
RANGE DATES: 1925-1980
BULK DATES: 1925-1930