Davies, Bill 2016-06-07

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This interview features Bill Davies as he discusses his life. Bill explains his time spent working for IBM, and his involvement with radar during World War II. He also clarifies how he met his wife Evelyn and their travels together.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Bill Davies

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: June 07, 2016

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Curtis Peoples

Length: 01:21:09


Birth and early life; Being drafted for World War II; Working on early warning radar; Being stationed in Hawaii; Getting raised to the rank of Captain; What he did when he got back after the war; Creating his own business; How he met Evelyn; His mother and Father; His travels with Evelyn; Playing instruments and writing music

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: patrons may listen to a CD copy in our reading room

Transcript: Transcript available on dspace https://hdl.handle.net/10605/361854

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