NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Kuykendall, Glen

Date of interview: January 8, 1985
Location of interview: Tulia, Texas
Length of interview: 1 tape (1 hour)

Brief synopsis of interview: Glen Kuykendall discusses his involvement in the development of hybrid grain sorghum.

Topics:
Family background
Agriculture—changing modes
Grain Sorghum—breeding, hybridization and cooperatives
Advance Seed Company
DeKalb Agricultural Association
AMAC Marketing

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NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Kuykendall, Roger

Date of interview: June 24, 1981
Location of interview: Lubbock, Texas
Length of interview: 1 tape (1 hour)

Brief synopsis of interview: Roger Kuykendall, son of Lubbock businessman George P. Kuykendall, discusses his background and the history of Lubbock.

Topics:
Family life and background
Automobile dealerships (Chevrolet)
Aviation—Airport board and flying as a hobby
Banks and banking—West Texas
Civic activities—Lubbock
Great Depression—effects in Lubbock
Texas Tech University—1930s

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NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Kyle, Delma

Date of interview: May 19, 1973
Location of interview: Lubbock, Texas
Length of interview: 35 minutes

Brief synopsis of interview: Former border patrolman Delma Kyle discusses the deportation of Mexicans in the Lubbock area during the 1930s and describes Lubbock area labor camps.

Topics:
Texas—Lubbock
Mexican-Americans
Agriculture

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NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Laas, Pat

Date of interview: June 28, 1973
Location of interview: Austin, Texas
Length of interview: 35 minutes

Brief synopsis of interview: Mrs. Laas, secretary for the legal staff, recalls something of Preston Smith and remembers numerous staff members.

Topics:
Smith, Preston

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NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Lackey, Jerry

Date of interview: March 23, 1974
Location of interview: Junction, Texas
Length of interview: 45 minutes

Brief synopsis of interview: Mr. Lackey, along with Ernest Baird and Coke Stevenson, reminisce about the former Texas governor.

Topics:
Smith, Preston
Texas Tech University
World War II

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NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Lackey, Maedrid

Date of interview: February 2, 1982
Location of interview: Brownfield, Texas
Length of interview: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Brief synopsis of interview: Ms. Lackey reminisces over her childhood experiences on a Bell County farm and her more recent experiences in Brownfield, Texas.

Topics:
Family life and background
Agriculture
Education
Texas—Meadow
Texas—Lubbock
Texas—Brownfield
Oil Industry

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NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: LaFont, Harold M.

Date of Interview: June 23, 1998
Location of Interview: Plainview, Texas
Length of Interview: 45 minutes

Brief Synopsis of Interview: Harold LaFont reminisces about his experience as the district attorney of the 64th judicial district.

Topics:
Harold LaFont's parents
Catron, Missouri
Teaching school
Harold LaFont's jobs
George Washington University
Woodward School for Boys
Law School
Plainview, Texas
Experience as Hale County's, County Judge
Democratic Party
Republican Party
Depression Era
President Hoover
President F. Roosevelt
Salaries
Experience as District Attorney for the 64th judicial district.
Dr. Hunt and Dr. Newsom case
Pardon Board
Gilmer Adkins Law
Alan Shivers

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NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: LaFont, William

Date of interview: July 12, 1972
Location of interview: Plainview, Texas
Length of interview: 45 minutes

Brief synopsis of interview: Mr. LaFont, attorney representing an organization opposed to hail suppression projects, explains the basis for opposition and opposition activities.

Topics:
Meteorology

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NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Lahar, Harold "Hal"

Date of Interview: August 8, 1997
Location of Interview: Richardson, Texas
Length of Interview: 1:20

Brief Synopsis of Interview: Former Southwest Conference employee Harold Lahar talks about his involvement with college football and the Southwest Conference. He also talks about the reasons and his feelings on the Southwest Conference breakup.

Topics:
Lahar, Harold
Southwest Conference
University of Oklahoma
Football
Chicago Bears
University of Colgate
Grubs, Howard
College athletics
Big 12 Conference
NCAA

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NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Lamb, Arch

Date of interview: July 23, 1984
Location of interview: Lubbock, Texas
Length of interview: 1 hour, 30 minutes

Brief synopsis of interview: Mr. Lamb, former Lubbock County Commissioner, discusses his life and the Texas Tech Saddle Tramps.

Topics:
Family life and background
Texas Tech University—Saddle Tramps

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NAME OF PERSON INTERVIEWED: Lamb, Arch

Date of interview: January 22, 1985
Location of interview: Lubbock, Texas
Length of interview: 2 hours, 45 minutes

Brief synopsis of interview: Mr. Lamb discusses the evolution of the Dairy business in Texas and his experience with the Texas Tech Dairy.

Topics:
Agriculture
Texas Tech University 

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