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Item or Series Title Robert "Bob" Huxtable Oral History
Catalog Number 1991-05-001.009
Date 1988
Parent Catalog Number 1991-05-001
Link(s) Robert Huxtable oral history

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Robert Huxtable transcript
Description An oral history from Robert "Bob" Huxtable. He grew up on a family farm in the Delta Mills area of greater Lansing in the early 20th century, attended MSU, and spent most of his career in the paper and printing industry. He had a strong interest in automobiles and was the owner of a Curved Dash Oldsmobile, to which he made some modifications. He also liked inventing things and was working on a soda machine at the time of this interview. Bob Huxtable was interviewed by James Walkinshaw and Helen Jones Earley on August 11, 1988 at the Oldsmobile History Center in the Oldsmobile Education and Development Center, North.

The original audio recording of this interview has several instances of distortion and other problems that were not able to be corrected during the digitization process. A transcript for this recording is linked below with the audio file.
Collection Title Voices of Lansing Oral Histories
Creator Graves, Gerald W.
Other Creators Greater Lansing Chamber of Commerce
Jager, Joanne
Lansing Public Library
Dates of Creation 1990
Physical Characteristics For web version
Sample Type: 22050 Hz Stereo, 32-bit
(MP3 80Kbps CBR)

Original WAV recordings are on the Local History network.
Object Name Oral History Recording
Copyright Information Capital Area District Libraries has received unrestricted rights for the oral histories contained in this project. For assistance in properly crediting these materials in a research project or other re-use, please contact the Forest Parke Library and Archives at localhistory@cadl.org
People and Organizations Huxtable, Robert
Search Terms Oral history
Cities & towns
Biographies
Lansing (Mich.)
Delta Mills (Mich.)
Paper industry
Printing industry
Automobiles
Inventors