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Another DIve Into the Archives

As the summer sun beats down outside, I am spending a fair amount of time comfortably tucked inside the Estes Library, getting paid to go through boxes of documents contained in the R.G. LeTourneau Industries archives. Four of us are working to put at least some of the boxes into some sensible order, as I have mentioned before. This is a long-term project. Here are some interesting pieces I have found over the past several weeks: • One file folder contained a series of letters between the company and the United States Department of Agriculture. In December 1958, a research agricultural...

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