Interview with Betty L. Bartlett for the Grand Canyon Railroad Oral History Project [constructed title] July 24 1984 1984 July 24
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Al Richmond interviews Betty Bartlett a former teacher at Grand Canyon High School (1956-1963) and former employee of the National Parks Service at Grand Canyon National Park. She recounts her first trip to the Park and her enthusiam about tourism and train travel post World War II at the end of the 1940's and into the early 1950's. She describes her various experiences in the Park: sightseeing accomdations meals train travel development of power and water system in the Park as well as the unfortunate destruction of many of its historic buiildings. She lists numerous individuals with whom she had contact in various guises as well as many famous people to whom she had exposure while working at the Park Service.