Foster, Hoyt 1976-06-17

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Mr. Foster discusses his work in electronics, both in civilian life and in the military.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Hoyt Foster

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Date: June 17, 1976

Location: Utopia, Texas

Interviewer: Fred A. Carpenter

Length: 1 hour, 45 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Family genealogy, John Pickering Foster, New Hampshire origins, California gold rush (1848), Teamster in Quincy Point, Massachusetts (1850), Reasons for moving, Iowa (1856), Mary Jane Wilmont (1861), Independence, Missouri (1866), Oklahoma (1870), Oscar Coose, San Saba, Texas (1873), Daughter-in-law's capture by Indians (1885), Relocation (1886), Severe hail storm (July 1912)

Tape 1, Side 2: Louis Steven Foster, Born near San Saba (1880), Ed Foster, Bloomington, Nebraska, John P. Foster, Louis S. Foster, Ella Clayton, Abner S. Clayton, Family connection, Hoyt Foster, Born (1920), Education

Tape 2, Side 1: Electronics work, Military service, Camp Fannin, Headquarters battalion, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Discharge, Civilian work, Kelly Air Force Base, Congressional Investigation, Henry B. Gonzales, Retirement (1973)

Tape 2, Side 2: Scrapbook, Alf Hanscomb, Colloquial expressions

Range Dates: 1848-1973

Bulk Dates: 1848-1973


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