Leon C. Metz
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Master typographer and bookmaker, former Director of the Texas Western Press. Born in Lyon, France on February 8, 1902; raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; began working with McMath Company in El Paso in 1923; in 1944-47 purchased and operated Guynes Printing Company with Dale Resler; in 1948 become Director of Texas Western Press; in 1969 was inducted into El Paso Historical Society's Hall of Fame.
Summary of Interview
Authors he has known and the printing of their books; Robert E. McKee's book about the Zia Company; J. Evetts Haley.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
1 ½ hours
Listen to the Interview
Interview with Carl Hertzog by Leon C. Metz, 1970, "Interview no. 8," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.