Featured Interview

Oral history interview with Roy and Frances Herman, March 10, 2007.

This interview was conducted primarily with Roy Herman in the family residence behind his garage located on Route 66 in Thoreau, New Mexico. At points in the interview Frances Herman interjects and clarifies stories from their past. BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY: In this wide-ranging interview, Roy Herman discusses how he arrived in New Mexico from Texas; growing up in the region; activities during WWII; returning to Thoreau, NM and getting married and running Roy’s Garage; moving the garage to its current location; and generally life along Route 66, and interactions with customers. The interview conducted by Sean Evans, Cline Library, Northern Arizona University on March 10, 2007.