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Norman, Jack

Norman, Jack

Norman, Jack

Date: Monday, September 16, 2013

262a: In this interview with Jonathan Gerland, Jack Norman reminisces about his years as bartender, waiter, lawn mower, and odd-jobs helper at Scrappin’ Valley.  He discusses the events and parties he helped with at the Temple company retreat center, the famous people who visited, and the hunting parties that entertained the company’s employees and changes that took place.  He describes the facility and his fellow workers and reminisces about serving drinks to Arthur Temple, Jr., Charlie Wilson, Lady Bird Johnson, Kenny Jastrow, Anne Archer, and other guests.  He also describes the hunting and fishing parties and the initiation ceremony for the Sportsmen of Boggy Slough.