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Oaks, Bill

Oaks, Bill

Oaks, Bill

Date: Thursday, October 05, 1978

Interview 17a : In an interview with Ellen Temple, Bill Oaks reminisces about his life as a member of the roads crews for Southern Pine Lumber Company. He worked grading and maintaining roads in the woods and in Diboll during the 1920's, 1930's, 1940's, and 1950's. He worked with mules in the beginning and then moved up to different types of large equipment. Mr. Oaks lived and worked in White City, Fastrill, and Diboll.