George Parker interviewed by Walter Saavedra

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Date: Time Period: 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25252
Description: George discusses his impressions and experiences in Queens. He discusses his fondness for waterfronts, nature and open spaces. He likes to visit Howard Beach and Alley Pond. George also worked for the ... More
Date: Time Period: 1980s-2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25251
Description: George discusses his observations about the population changes in Queens over the past 20 years. For example, he notes that Springfield Gardens (Jamaica) used to be a predominantly African American ne ... More
Date: Time Period: 1960s-2000s
Subject: Personality
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25250
Description: George talks about his personality and how it has evolved over time. He mentions how being a solitary and cautious person affects his decisions.
Date: Time Period: 1960s-2000s
Subject: Travel
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25249
Description: George discusses his love for traveling and places that he would like to see both locally and internationally.
Date: Time Period: 1960s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25253
Description: George talks about the Civil Rights Movement and its impact on Chicago, where he grew up. He mentions Martin Luther King’s visit to Chicago circa 1965. MLK did not receive a warm welcome according to ... More
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