W. D. Rogers Jr. Papers, Dub 1949-1990 and undated


W. D. Dub, Rogers Jr. Papers, S 1253. 1., 1949-1990 and undated

W. D. Rogers Jr. Papers, Dub 1949-1990 and undated

W. D. Rogers helped promote Lubbock, Texas, through his TV broadcasting networks in the South Plains. Dub


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