DENTON ROOFING AND METAL WORKS. Interviews with Ezrum Massey (b. 1905), Pat Bomar (b. 1940), and Linda Bomar (b. 1941)
MASSEY, Ezrum. Founder, Denton Roofing and Metal Works. Schooling and early life; construction and other work background; service in Army and sheet metal experiences there; start of partnership in roofing and sheet metal work; equipment and supply problems during World War II; growth of sales, equipment, facilities, employees; methods of financing; problems of finding, training, keeping skilled workers; views on expansion, company success, competition; sale of business to Bomars. BOMAR, Pat and Linda (joint interview). Owners and operators, Denton Roofing and Metal Works. Family backgrounds, education; early work experiences; his work experiences in carpentry, air conditioning, refrigeration, roofing, and sheet metal; purchase of business from Ezrum Massey; employee problems; importance of being self-employed.
Date of Interview: May 24, 1978