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history of Lubbock.

Lawrence L. Graves

history of Lubbock.

by Lawrence L. Graves

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Published by West Texas Museum Association in Lubbock .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lubbock (Tex.)
    • Subjects:
    • Lubbock (Tex.) -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by Lawrence L. Graves.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF394.L9 G7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination692 p.
      Number of Pages692
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5854042M
      LC Control Number62015125
      OCLC/WorldCa1711023

      The establishment of Lubbock as the medical center of the South Plains is intricately tied to Lubbock's growth as the leading city of the region. Lubbock's location at the geographic center of West Texas was an important factor. Major traffic routes ran through the city, bringing people from miles around to trade, bank, and sell their crops.   Author Russell Hill has lived in the Lubbock area since and is a graduate of Texas Tech University. He is an avid collector of paper ephemera depicting the growth and development of Lubbock and Texas Tech. The images in this book offer the reader a rare glimpse into the history of the South Plains of Texas. ~.

        Lubbock experienced rapid growth after World War II, its population increasing nearly five-fold from to One of the costliest tornadoes in Texas history hit the city in May , causing widespread damage and rendering thousands homeless. Christine lived to age 98 and died in Lubbock on Octo Christine founded The CH Foundation in , and the Foundation was funded at the time of Christine’s death in A more detailed history of the DeVitt family is written in the book: Oil, Taxes, and Cats by David J. Murrah.

      An outdoor museum in Lubbock, Texas, established to preserve the history of ranching, pioneer life and the development of the livestock industry in North America. More than 35 authentic furnished ranch buildings and structures have been relocated to show the evolution of ranch life from the late 's through the 's. 8, km from Lubbock to Cremerie de Paris, Telecom Hotspot since , home of the Phone Book of the World, iconic Pop Up Store Location.


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Click Download or Read Online button to A History Of Lubbock Growth Of The City book pdf for free now. Lubbock, the Largest City on the South Plains. In local citizens founded Lubbock.

The town grew slowly at first, but afterwhen the Santa Fe Railroad arrived, the city expanded, reaching a population of over 4, people in Lubbock has had a newspaper throughout its history.

After the Lubbock Leader was moved to Plainview inthe Lubbock Avalanche was founded in and so named, editor J. Dillard said, because it was planned in secret so that it would hit the streets like an avalanche.

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Lubbock (/ ˈ l ʌ b ə k / LUB-ək) is the 11th-most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the county seat of Lubbock a population ofinthe city is also the 84th-most populous in the United States.

The city is in the northwestern part of the state, a region known historically and geographically as the Llano Estacado, and ecologically is part of the southern.

Choice of Books by Sir John Lubbock () Lubbock's list was first published in I have transcribed the version published in and noted changes made by the time it was reprinted in History of Lubbock As Lubbock nears its th year, we are celebrating the “Hub City” the best way we know how.

By looking to the past we remember our roots and appreciate those who came before us and their efforts in making our beloved city what it is today. Medical practice was a kind of closed society in early Lubbock. At least it could be considered closed for doctors who weren't associated with.

Lubbock’s history is rich with stories that are beautifully intertwined into the fabric of our city. If you’ve ever seen the Dairy Barn at Texas Tech, explored Yellowhouse Canyon, taken a photo at Aztlan Park or listened to Buddy Holly, you have experienced some of Lubbock’s abundant history.

The town had been put together by a group of town promoters led by Frank E. Wheelock and W. Rayner, who, in a burst of cooperation somewhat unusual for contending town promoters, compromised their differences and in December united their competing settlements, Monterey and old Lubbock, into the single town of Lubbock.

Lubbock County's history is as diverse and interesting as the people who inhabit this vast plain. The legacy of the "Diamond in the West" can be traced back years ago, when this whole area (now known as the plains) was one vast lake.

As the years went by so did the water, giving way to the arrival of the famous South Plains winds and the. - Lubbock County established; named after Thomas Saltus Lubbock. - Lubbock settlement formed by merger of Old Lubbock and Monterey. Lubbock designated seat of Lubbock County.

Leader newspaper begins publication.; Nicolett Hotel building moved to Lubbock from nearby North Town (approximate date). [chronology citation needed] - Lubbock Avalanche newspaper begins.

The book itself has an interesting pedigree: Austin attorney Broadus Spivey, former State Bar of Texas president, was assistant county attorney in Lubbock during the first trial in the early Sixties and knew the players.

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Whiteside Elementary. Whiteside Elementary School is named for James H. Whiteside, who devoted much of his time to work with public education, first as a member of the Lubbock School Board and later as a member of the State Board of Education. He began this service in when he was elected to the Board of Trustees of.