Custer, Elizabeth "Libby" Wampler, 1913-2019
- Existence: 1913 - 2019
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SdArch 29. Series 2. File 29-37
Scope and Contents Records an interview with Elizabeth (Libby) Custer, who worked for the Wampler Foods, later Wampler-Longacre-Rockingham (WLR), until her retirement in the 1990s. Custer discusses growing up on the family farm, the company's beginnings in 1947, her various jobs at Wampler, taking the company public, a takeover attempt by Tyson, and the eventual sale to Pilgrim's Pride. She also discusses the poultry business generally, including changes in dressing and processing turkeys, government...
Dates: November 10, 2008
Identifier: SC 0077
The Elizabeth "Libby" Custer Papers, ca. 1930s-1997, comprise business and personal records relating to the Custer family business, Virginia Valley Processors, Inc., of Hinton, Virginia.
Dates: circa 1930s-1997