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Oral History Interview with William L. Archer, June 10, 1986

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Interview with William L. Archer, an employee of Caltex Petroleum Corporation from Prosperity, Pennsylvania. Archer discusses his education and hiring by Texaco, assignment to the Philippines in 1938, work as a lube engineer, mining operations in the Philippines, distribution, relations between the Philippine and New York offices, marketing strategies, company policies, World War Two and hiding on Negros Island, liberation and the reestablishment of company operations, the post-war market, reorganization, production, security issues, trade with Arabia, and various other businessmen in the industry.

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103 p. ; 28 cm.

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Marcello, Ronald E. & Archer, William L. June 10, 1986.

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Interview with William L. Archer, an employee of Caltex Petroleum Corporation from Prosperity, Pennsylvania. Archer discusses his education and hiring by Texaco, assignment to the Philippines in 1938, work as a lube engineer, mining operations in the Philippines, distribution, relations between the Philippine and New York offices, marketing strategies, company policies, World War Two and hiding on Negros Island, liberation and the reestablishment of company operations, the post-war market, reorganization, production, security issues, trade with Arabia, and various other businessmen in the industry.

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103 p. ; 28 cm.

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UNT Oral Histories

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  • June 10, 1986

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Marcello, Ronald E. & Archer, William L. Oral History Interview with William L. Archer, June 10, 1986, book, June 10, 1986; Denton, Texas. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1529222/: accessed April 17, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Oral History Program.

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