DU Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Joe Apodaca

Title:
Oral History Interview with Joe Apodaca
Creator:
None specified
Date:
1989-09-29
Type:
Text
Format:
audio/mp3, audio/wav
Subject:
steel industry and trade: united states: history: 20th century
Description:
Cassette Tapes: Nakamichi Dragon, Nakamichi cassette Deck 1 Reel-to Reel Tapes: Studer A80, Studer B67, Otari MX-55, Revox A700 DVD: Pioneer DV-434. Analog/Digital converter: Prism Sound Dream ADA-8XR; Prism Sound Dream AD-2; Computer Hardware: 3 (total) Intel Celeron 1.8GHz/224 MB RAM PC's (made by PowerSpec), each with a Firewire hard drive (2 made by MicroNet, 1 made by LaCie) and M-Audio Delta Audiophile (internal sound card). External Firewire Hard Drive; Computer Software: Windows XP; Steinberg Wavelength 4.0; Sony Soundforge; Other devices: Switcher to allow monitoring of multiple transfers; Basic Map: Playback machine-Analog RCA or XLR-AD converter-AES (XLR)-M-Audio Card-Software-External Firewire Drive, Joe Apodaca was born in Valdez, Colorado to a father from Mora, New Mexico and a mother from Madrid, Spain. He started working in the mines of Valdez at the age of sixteen, and graduated high school from Primero, Colorado in 1933. Makes specific mention that he was hired at a mine because he was a good baseball player. Later he worked in a C.C.C. camp in Boulder, Colorado. Served in the military in the Pacific for a time.