Interview 10c : Longtime Temple employee and Diboll mayor Clyde Thompson (1899-1987), along with his wife, Ossie, discuss a wide range of issues and people he encountered during his long career. Issues mentioned include company housing, labor, the Great Depression, ethnic groups, racial segregation, forest management, logging camps, reforestation, insurance, and politics. He also mentions T.L.L. Temple, Arthur Temple Jr., Arthur Temple, Sr., Buddy Temple, Lillian Knox, and Dave Kenley.
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