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This interview is one of a series conducted with former employees of the Huntington Owens-Illinois, Inc. glass bottle factory. Mr. Roy A. Hicks, born January 15, 1914, began working at the Owens glass plant in 1943 as a sweeper in the hot end. He later was promoted to operator in the same department. In this interview, Mr. Hicks discusses the details of the jobs he performed. He also talks about his many family members who also worked at the plant and his memories of the plant, friends, co- workers, and family.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-529.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-529, Huntington, WV.