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dc.contributor.author Bock, Henry en
dc.contributor.author Picking, Bill en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-08-12T23:44:20Z en
dc.date.available 2014-08-12T23:44:20Z en
dc.date.issued 2014-08-12 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/124845 en
dc.description 78 page transcript. en
dc.description.abstract Henry Bock was born on October 31st, 1890 in Los Angeles, California. He was the son of German immigrants, Ernest Herman Bock and Freda Franka. Bock began working for the Southern Pacific Railroad as a call boy when he was sixteen years old. Over the course of fifty years, Bock worked various jobs on the railroad with train routes that went through Bakersfield, Los Angeles, Fresno, Mojave, Barstow, and Tehachapi. Bock provides details and stories of his experiences working on the railroad during the Great Depression, World War I, and World War II. en
dc.format.extent 78 en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.relation.ispartofseries ;U106 en
dc.rights California State University, Bakersfield en
dc.subject Railroads. en
dc.subject Trains. en
dc.subject Southern Pacific Railroad Company. en
dc.subject Santa Fe Railroad. en
dc.subject San Joaquin Valley Railroad. en
dc.subject Union Pacific Railroad Company. en
dc.subject Los Angeles (Calif.) en
dc.subject Bakersfield (Calif.) en
dc.subject Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal (Los Angeles, Calif.) en
dc.subject Great Depression en
dc.subject World War I en
dc.subject World War II en
dc.subject Oildale (Calif.) en
dc.subject Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919. en
dc.subject Valley fever en
dc.subject Federal Railroad Pension. en
dc.subject Harriman Pension. en
dc.subject Bock, Henry en
dc.subject Bock, Ernest Herman en
dc.subject Franka, Freda en
dc.subject Franka, Arnold en
dc.subject Kellog, D.P. en
dc.subject McDonald, Frank en
dc.subject Mosier, John B. "Garbage Jack" en
dc.subject Sheehan, Maurice A. en
dc.subject Harvey, Tom en
dc.subject Wires, Frank en
dc.subject Roosevelt, Franklin Delano en
dc.subject Hoover, Herbert en
dc.subject Burns, Arthur en
dc.subject Cromplee, Birdie M. en
dc.subject Keithley, Clarence en
dc.subject Keithley, Molly en
dc.subject Russell, D.J. en
dc.subject.other San Joaquin Valley Oral History Project en
dc.title Oral History Interview: Pioneer Memory Days Railroads in Bakersfield Henry Bock interviewed by Bill Picking en
dc.type narrative text en


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