OHB 0017

Founder and manager of Hadlock and Fox Saddletree Manufacturing Company, Gruene, Texas. Family background, education; early work experiences in blacksmithing, saddletree making in Utah; Depression; early saddletree making methods and equipment; founding of Standard Saddletree Company in Utah with Fox; move to Texas; founding of Hadlock and Fox; start of tannery, retail store, saddle making; largest quality saddletree maker in U.S.; description of saddletree making, tanning, saddle making; sources of materials, markets; entry into plastic trees; splitting business, with Fox taking Utah (Standard) and Hadlock taking Texas (H-F); family involvement in business.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 85 pp.
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Floyd Jenkins
Date of Interview May 17, 1978

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