Oral History Collection

MAIN ENTRY: BRUMMETT, CRAIG AND GWEN
DATE OF INTERVIEW: August 6, 1998
LOCATION OF INTERVIEW: Lubbock, Texas
INTERVIEWER: Gene B. Preuss
LENGTH OF INTERVIEW: 1:45
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE: Gwen Brummett  along with her son Craig discusses Winston Brummett and the changes of law practice in Lubbock, Texas.
TAPE ONE Brummett, Gwendolyn O'dell (?) McCenan (?)
b. July 9, 1918 in Groesbeck, Texas
parents: McCenan, Peter Daniel - father
McCenan, (?) Maude Lofton - mother
married Brummett, Winston Phillip on November 24, 1938
Brummett, Winston (again)
father: Brummett, H. A. C.
attorney in Dickens County, Texas
characteristics
careers
elected county judge in Dickens County, Texas
advertising
county attorney in Spur, Texas (4 years)
Lubbock, Texas (1946)
Brummett, Gwen (again)
worked at a dry good store
salary - $12.50 a week
Brummett, Winston (again)
night watchman at the Texas State Capitol
Children
Brummett, Winston Phillip Jr.
Brummett, Craig
Lubbock, Texas (again) - 1946
Brummett, James Craig (again)
b. September 12, 1945 in Lubbock, Texas
reasons for practicing law
Brummett, Phil (again)
attended law school at the University of Houston
d. 1973 of cancer
enjoyed practicing law
Brummett, Winston (again)
law partners
farming (Dickens County, Texas)
grapes/vineyard
cotton
law practice
farming (again)
grapes (again)
pecans
business ventures
Discussing a scrapbook made by Gwen Brummett
Brummett, Winston (again)
classmates at the University of Texas School of Law
Brock, Ralph
Connally, John
Carr, Waggoner
Brummett, Winston (again)
story
Brummett, H. A. C. (again)
d. 1965
Cases
Women's Bar Auxiliary (1941)
activities
over the years the auxiliary dissolved
Watching trials
something for citizens to do
Brummett, H. A. C. (again)
memories
Brummett, Craig (again)
types of law practice
Brummett, Winston (again)
Changes in law
paperwork
technology
TAPE TWO Lubbock Bar Association
memorial for lawyers
lawyers
treatment of one another
increasing number
Texas Tech University School of Law
instructors
Hance, Kent
Law School (again)
Brummett, Winston (again)
Brummett, Craig (again)
law school
seminar on law
practicing law
law clerks
Changes in obtaining a law degree
Lubbock Bar Association (again)
Brummett, Winston (again)
politics
Public perceptions of lawyers
advertising
opinions
Women in law
Minorities in law
Job of attorneys
Women in law (again)
Lawyers (again)
relationship with one another (again)
Advice to potential attorneys
Brummett, Winston
Children (again)
[Ends after 15 minutes]
RANGE DATES: 1918 - 1998
BULK DATES: 1918 - 1998