Franks, James B 1985-06-20

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James B. Franks discusses his career of managing the Texas Tech laundry.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: James B. Franks

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Date: June 20, 1985

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 45 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Taking over Tech laundry, 1960, Changes made, Ida Benevides, Theft by employees, Advancement of salary, Hilda Alonzo and Benevides, Contract laundry, pre-1960, Laundry facility, Services provided, Food service department, Contracting equipment, Problems, Management, Opposition to Tech laundry, Linen supply, Permanent press, Laundry budget, Billing for services, Changes in staff, Student employees, "Inside" and "Outside" responsibilities, Volume of laundry services, Summer activities, Linen stock, Employee training, Summer activities (again), Volume of services

Tape 1, Side 2: Design of laundry, Equipment purchase (again), Equipment changes, Minimum wage laws, Athletic department laundry, Laundry supervision, Tearing down laundry facility, Retirement

Range Dates: 1930-1985

Bulk Dates: 1960-1980


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