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Ashworth, Wesley

Ashworth, Wesley

Ashworth, Wesley

Date: Sunday, July 01, 1984

Interview 41a : Life-long Angelina County native and long-time Southern Pine Lumber Company employee Wesley Ashworth recalls how life in Diboll changed from 1922 to 1984. He remembers the Great Depression, the burning of the box factory, the changes Arthur Temple, Jr. made to Diboll when he came to town in 1948, and how Diboll has evolved from small sawmill town with dirt roads to a real city. For the most part, he approves of the changes to his home town and looks back with great happiness when recalling his over 48 years of service to Southern Pine Lumber Company.