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Center for Public History, University of Houston; University of Houston Libraries, University of Houston
This interview’s focus was towards to destruction and rebuild efforts of the state parks along the Gulf coast that were struck by Hurricane Ike. This information is intended to be useful for the researcher who wishes to write the story about Hurricane Ike and its impact on our area. He gives a very personal description of the effect of Hurricane Ike on the Park. He provides information relative to the devastation and the heroic work of the Park Service to bring back the parks and recreational areas to their original beauty and functionalism. His role as a Maintenance Supervisor gave him a unique insight onto the efforts made and works needing to be done, damage from Ike. Interviewer: Reed Amadon.
Disaster relief; Watson, Jimmy
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