Menefee, Christine-1976-07-22

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Christine Menefee discusses her career as a secretary for the Fort Worth and Denver Railway.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Christine Menefee

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: July 22, 1976

Location: Childress, Texas

Interviewer: Richie Cravens

Length: 00:46:55


Tape 1, Side 1: Personal history, Father employed by Fort Worth and Denver Railway, Mother’s occupation: rural mail carrier, Employment history, Woolworth’s, Telephone company, Farmer’s Home Loan, U. S. Government, Employment, Fort Worth and Denver Railway, Change in work load, Duties of store department, Necessary supplies, General storekeepers, Women in management, Effect of wars on railroad, Location of Vannoy Café, Boarding houses, Advantages of train crew, Office operations, Authorization of large orders, Local purchases, Employment of women.

Tape 1, Side 2: Description of dust storm, Summer employment of local students, Messenger service, Use of computers, Effects of discontinuation of passenger service, Effects of discontinuation of mail service, Union membership, Communication within company, Work schedule, Overtime, Reduction of work week, Continued interests in railroad, Evaluation of career.

Range Dates: None Given

Bulk Dates: None Given

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