Barnhill, J R 1976-08-06

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On both tapes, Mr. Barnhill discusses the Fort Worth and Denver Railway and the positions he held as an employee.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: J. R. Barnhill

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Date: August 6, 1976

Location: Fort Worth, Texas

Interviewer: Richie Cravens

Length: 1 hour, 20 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Born, Weatherord, Texas, Moved to Fort Worth, Texas (age 9), Central High School, Employed by railroad (1923), Father, Construction worker, Ft. Worth and Denver Railway, Ft. Worth Club Building, Work record, Office boy (age 16), Accounting department, Auditor of disbursements, General accountant, Passenger trains, General accounting, Railroad ties, Office boy, Disbursement department, Treasurer, Election, Paymaster, Section man

Tape 1, Side 2: Passenger trains, Revenue, Railroad bank accounts, Railroad taxes, Property, School, Yearly, Railroad investments, Certificates of deposit, Sources of revenue, Commodity Credit Company, Private railroad cars, Dining car, Public relations, Furnishings

Tape 2, Side 1: Colorado Springs, Colorado, Treasurers meeting, Railroad cut-backs, Early retirement, Employee placement, Termination policy, Railroad schools, Wichita Falls, Texas, Chicago, Illinois, Summer classes, Board of directors, Elections, Company purchases, Stockholdings

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

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