Oral History Collection

MAIN ENTRY: Jackson, J. W.
DATE OF INTERVIEW: September 11, 1973
LOCATION OF INTERVIEW: Lubbock, Texas
INTERVIEWER: Jeff Townsend
LENGTH OF INTERVIEW: 40 minutes
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE: J. W. Jackson, longtime government professor, describes his experiences at Texas Tech University.
TAPE ONE, SIDE ONE: Gives brief background
Born: Mullin, Texas (1904)
Attended Texas Tech as a student (1925)
Teaching at Texas Tech described
Comments on Dr. Paul W. Horn’s administration
Government department development recalled
Discusses problems at Texas Tech
Dormitory building program helped Tech’s growth
Talks about faculty contract controversy
Opinions on Lubbock city government given
Lists committees worked on
TAPE ONE, SIDE TWO Continues discussion of committee work
Football program described
Acted as professor for Army after World War II
Experiences coaching golf team remembered
Summarizes stay at Texas Tech
RANGE DATES: 1904-1973
BULK DATES: 1925-1973