Robert D. Sawrey
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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning West Virginia business history. This interview continues the interviews about the history of the Anderson Newcomb-Stone & Thomas Company. He discusses: hiring high school girls to work at the store; an annual company picnic that included a trip to Camden Park; women from churches helping the employees out; retirement; price-freezing during World War II; pension plans, vacations, salaries, and employee benefits; managing the store; comparisons between his store and other stores; business during the Great Depression and World War II; and individuals such as Larry Tippett, Harry Wolfe, Shirley Schultz, Mirvine Garrett, William B. Anderson, and John W. Long.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-308e.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-308e, Huntington, WV.