Hunt, W C 1977-12-02

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Bill Hunt describes the town of Denver City and his work in the oil fields there since 1939.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: W. C. "Bill" Hunt

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Date: December 2, 1977

Location: Denver City, Texas

Interviewer: Bobby Weaver

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Oil field work (began in 1939), Continental Oil Company, Working conditions, Wages, Drilling for natural gas, Horses and teams, Early Denver City Texas, Doc Loff, Drugstore owner (1940s), Prescription whiskey, Housing scarce, Highway, Area towns, Independent oil companies, Kerr-McGee, McCutchen, Denver City name (1936), Development of automation.

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1936-1977

Bulk Dates: 1939-1977

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