Lee, Robert Carl Lee Jr. 2015-10-28

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This oral history interview features Rob Lee. Lee talks about his interest in biology, his work with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and his time as a special agent. Lee also discusses moving to Lubbock, his retirement, and his involvement with the South Plains Wildlife Center.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Robert "Rob" Carl Lee, Jr.

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: October 28, 2015

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Marshall

Length: 02:30:11 (2 hours, 30 minutes)


Background; Interest in outdoors; Railroad job; Getting drafted; Vietnam; After Vietnam, Attending college; Interest in biology, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Working near NASA in Florida; Georgia; Special agent training; Getting a job in Lubbock; Working with satellites to find oil pits; Oil pit nets; Working with railroad company; Different projects; Playa lake contamination; Special agent front; Arresting people; Retirement, South Plains Wildlife Center; Tech Animal Care and Use Committee; Disc golf

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital audio

Recording Format Notes: audio CD recording available for listening in our Reading Room

Transcript: found here: https://hdl.handle.net/10605/360063

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