An Interview with Paul Parks, June 8, 2009 [sound recording]
Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Lower Roxbury Black History Project (Creator)
Parks, Paul (Interviewee)
Parker, Lolita, Jr. (Interviewer)
Date created
June 08, 2009
Type of resource
Sound recording-nonmusical
Sound recordings
Sound Recording
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born digital
An interview with Paul Parks (1923-2009), a former engineer, civil rights activist, and shaper of education policy in Boston. Parks was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, and he entered the engineering program at Purdue University. Parks talks about getting drafted as a sophomore at Purdue and his penchant for stirring up "trouble" as an advocate for integration. Parks also briefly talks about his childhood and his Seminole heritage. This interview was collected as part of Northeastern University's Lower Roxbury Black History Project (2007-2009).
An Interview with Paul Parks, June 8, 2009, Lower Roxbury Black History Project records, 2007-2009 (M165), Archives and Special Collections Department, Northeastern University Libraries, EH 2.
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Lower Roxbury Black History Project records (M165)
An Interview with Paul Parks
Subjects and keywords
Parks, Paul
Segregation in education -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Oral history
Roxbury (Boston, Mass.)
African Americans
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