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The Stills reminisce about his employment with the Federal Aviation Administration.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Richard and Mary Still

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: February 26, 1982

Location: El Paso, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Tramway construction (1959), Reasons, Air Traffic Control Center, Consolidation in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Flight service station, Employers’ desire to move to Albuquerque, Radar move, Construction disadvantages, Federal Aviation Administration system, Development, Military radar, Federal Aviation Administration Academy, Navigational aids (1940s), Air Traffic Control, Start with Federal Aviation Administration, Alaska oil, Employment, Houston, Texas, Fort Worth, Texas, Little Rock, Arkansas, Marriage, Changes in towns, Travels.

Tape 1, Side 2: Beer drinking, Lola Gentry, Friend, Cosmetics, Insurance, Writing, Mail delivery, Cruises, Egypt, Oil activity, Mexico, Events, Peso devaluation, Politics, Border inspections.

Range Dates: 1940s-1982

Bulk Dates: 1940s-1982

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