Robert D. Sawrey
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This interview is one of series conducted concerning the Oral History of Appalachia. At the time of the interview, Colonel Howard R. Browne was the head of the National Central Alarm Systems, Inc and the National Detective Bureau in Huntington. The bulk of the interview consists of very detailed discussions of security services, including detective work and alarm systems. He also discusses: his family; coal mines; a small section on cab & bus companies; a china and dinnerware company; numerous other companies and businesses he worked for (including a radio program); some discussion of politics and politicians; and some information about the history of security systems.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-310.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-310, Huntington, WV.