Howard Potts oral history interview transcript1975
- Potts, Howard B., Sr., 1900-1978 (Interviewee, Person)
- Howard, Robert, 1943-2012 (staff) (Interviewer, Person)
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In 1924, Potts married Sarah A. Miller (1900-1970). The couple had two children: Howard and Pauline.
Scope and Contents
Potts's responses to the photos account for the bulk of the interview and constitute a fairly detailed description of the processes involved in wooden shipbuilding and sailmaking. Potts also describes his relationship with his father, working-class life in his Poplar Street neighborhood, his attendance at night school, and his passage through the company's apprenticeship program. The records include 35mm slide copies of the images are shown to Potts during the interview, the interviewers' notes, and a digest of a second, unrecorded interview of July 23, 1975.
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