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Hollingsworth, Jack

Hollingsworth, Jack

Hollingsworth, Jack

Date: Thursday, January 04, 2001

Interview 159a : In this impromptu interview with Jonathan Gerland, longtime friends Herschel Payne and Jack Hollingsworth reminisce about their employment with Southern Pine Lumber Company during the 1950s and 1960s. Herschel Payne's experiences in the sales department dominate the interview, including places such as Houston, Dallas, and Wharton as well as Pineland and Diboll. Persons mentioned are Arthur Temple Jr., Eck Prudhomme, Herbert Adey, Bob Burns, Ed Price, Bob Burnley, Bob Weston, Rick McElroy, and Latane Temple, among others. Payne also relates experiences as a night time ambulance driver at Pineland during the early 1950s. Jack Hollingsworth briefly mentions the company's particleboard operations during the 1970s.