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Parr Terminal : fifty years of industry on the Richmond waterfront : oral history transcript /
BANC MSS 93/68 c; Phonotape 2682 C:1-10; Phonotape 2946 C:1-2
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Title:

Parr Terminal: fifty years of industry on the Richmond waterfront : oral history transcript

Creator/Contributor:

Cox, John Parr, 1918-1998, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Dunning, Judith, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Cox discusses his family background; industrialist Fred D. Parr; Parr-McCormick Steamship Line, and Port of Oakland, 1915; beginning Parr Terminal, Richmond, 1926; Richmond waterfront industries, 1930s-1950s: Ford Motor Co., Filice & Perrelli Canning Co.; Terminals No. 1-4; Pt. San Pablo: Winehaven, fish reduction plants, 1930s-1940s; World War II shipbuilding; containerization; Japanese ties; future for Port of Richmond.

Date:

1992 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Parr Terminal Company.
Waterfronts -- California -- Richmond
Industries -- California -- Richmond

Note:

John Parr Cox ; an interview conducted by Judith K. Dunning in 1986.
Audio tape recording of the interview also available. Classified as: Phonotape 2682 C:1-10
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Also available online.
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library. Duplicate transcript.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
ii, 195 p. : ill., port. ; 29 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z362b
BANC MSS 93/68 c
Phonotape 2682 C:1-10
Phonotape 2946 C:1-2

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z362b