Oral History Collection

MAIN ENTRY: Robinson, Dr. Willard
DATE OF INTERVIEW: April 10, 1973; November 8, 1978
LOCATION OF INTERVIEW: Lubbock, Texas
INTERVIEWER: Jeff Townsend, David Murrah
LENGTH OF INTERVIEW: 30 minutes (total)
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE: Dr. Willard Robinson, curator for historical architecture at the Texas Tech Museum, explains the operation of the Goodman horse-powered gin, now located at the Museum. He also discusses the restoration of the Barton House at the Ranching Heritage Center.
TAPE ONE, SIDE ONE: Discusses the operation of the Goodman Gin
Dis-assemblement and move to Lubbock related
Donor of the gin mentioned
Explains procedure involved in re-assembly of the gin
TAPE ONE, SIDE TWO Blank
TAPE TWO, SIDE ONE: Restoration plans (Barton House)
Restore to original appearance (1909-1910)
Determination of original wallpaper
Under trim work
Reproductions
Floor conditions
Historical research
Barton family records
Furniture
Philosophy of the Ranching Heritage Center
Time period
Restoration
TAPE TWO, SIDE TWO: Blank
RANGE DATES: 1973-1978
BULK DATES: 1973-1978