Let there be light...
Same with a person's memories.
Before i go any further in sharing with you these incredible documents, i wish to thank from the bottom of my enthusiastic heart:
_ Judith Robinson interviewer for the Bancroft Library, University of California)
_ Hallie Brignall & Rozell Overmire, transcriber volunteers from the Telegraph Hill Dwellers' Oral History Project.
& equally, David Kessler at the Bancroft Public Services for his kindness
& last and least and most, Susan Snyder, head of Public Services at The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley for allowing me to reproduce the following documents on my blog.
Mr. Thomas Edward Cara was interviewed on November 14, 1993 and February 27, 1994.
The interviews have been transcribed in 2005 and 2006.
The 10 pages (10 from 296) i asked to publish here are Copyright of The Bancroft Library and reproduced here with permission.
... and there was Light!