Minneapolis Riverfront Redevelopment Oral History Project: Interview with Norman Weston and Carol Weston Hanson
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Norman Weston is a retired Control Data employee and former husband of Reiko Weston, who ran the Fuji-Ya Restaurant on the Minneapolis riverfront. Carol Hanson, their daughter, grew up at the restaurant. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Finding the building for Fuji-Ya and renovating the site, which was work that included convincing the Minnesota National Guard to demolish two railroad bridges to make way for a parking lot; redoing the building, and getting a liquor license; Fuji-Ya as a gathering place in Minneapolis. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: Audio of interview is not available.
Quantity 1.25 hours sound disc
23 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 75 minutes length
Creation Interviewer: Mack, Linda
Interviewee: Weston, Norman
Interviewee: Hanson, Carol Weston
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 05/08/2009
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 117
Accession Number AV2009.52.24
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minneapolis Riverfront Redevelopment Oral History Project'

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