Minnesota Black History Project: Interview with Frederick L. Parker
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Mr. Parker was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on January 7, 1890. He was the only son of Frederick Douglass Parker and Emma DuBois. His father was the first editor of the Western Appeal, a black weekly published in St. Paul between 1885 and 1923. Mr. Parker was a graduate of the University of Minnesota in 1913, and shortly thereafter he moved to Chicago, where he has lived since. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Mr. Parker recalls family history and discusses his father's editorship of the Western Appeal and the black community in the Twin Cities. The second half of the tape deals with his own life and work in Chicago.
Quantity 3 hours sound cassette
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Measurements 01:33:48 running time
Creation Interviewee: Parker, Frederick L.
Interviewer: Taylor, David Vassar
Made in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Subjects Made in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States
Dates Creation: 08/08/1974
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 43.19
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Black History Project'

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