Byars, Schneider, Rivers and Hamilton 1977-05-24

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Buddy Byars, Paul Schneider, Bill Rivers and Marshall Hamilton discuss the closing of Fort Wolters and the impact on nearby Mineral Wells, Texas.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Buddy Byars

Additional Parties Recorded: Paul Schneider, Bill Rivers and Marshall Hamilton

Date: May 24, 1977

Location: Mineral Wells, Texas

Interviewer: Fred A. Carpenter

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Buddy Byars, Mineral Wells, Texas (1969), Chamber of Commerce official, Helicopter school, Fort Wolters closing, Effects, Population, Merchants, Industrial Foundation, Paul Schneider, Military service, Patsy Williams, wife (1941), James P. Williams, father-in-law, Mineral Wells Savings and Loan official, Fort Wolters, Leasing, Closing, Changes, E. D. A. grant

Tape 1, Side 2: Paul Schneider (continued), E. D. A. grant (continued), Industries at Fort Wolters, Labor force, Bill Rivers, Mineral Wells official, City Engineer, Department of Public Works (1968), City Manager, Fort Wolters, Closing, Transition, Marshall Hamilton, Family, Born (1920), Fort Wolters, Training, Military Affairs Committee

Range Dates: 1920-1977

Bulk Dates: 1920-1977

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