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Weeks, Robert

Weeks, Robert

Weeks, Robert

Date: Wednesday, August 11, 1954

Interview 30a : In an interview with John Larson, Robert Weeks recalls the beginning of the Southern Pine Lumber Company in Diboll. He started work helping to dig the mill pond in 1894 and progressed to working in the woods, hauling logs, and working in the various mills as a planer in Diboll. He eventually moved to Hemphill and Pineland as Planer Foreman. He also recalls Diboll's first baseball team.