Robert D. Sawrey
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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning West Virginia business history. This interview concerns the history of the Anderson Newcomb-Stone & Thomas Company. Mr. Newcomb discusses: World War II and its effects on the businesses (including price controls); dealing with sellers; sales tactics; toy manufacturers; dress regulations; their pneumatic tube system; his experiences working in an unfamiliar department of the store; hiring and firing employees; and individuals such as Larry Tippett, Harry Wolfe, Shirley Schultz, and James Smith (an African-American elevator operator).
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-308f.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-308f, Huntington, WV.