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Document Details


Title: Robert Carson
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Marin County Free Library. Civic Center Branch. Anne T. Kent California Room
Collection: Carla Ehat Oral History Program for the Anne T. Kent California Room
Description: Robert, who was 81 years old at the time of this interview, was Chairman of the committee that brought Hamilton Field to Marin. He tells the story of this achievement and also the story of the creation of the Golden Gate Bridge District and the efforts by “Marvelous Marin” and the “Redwood Empire Association” to bring this about. A very successful businessman for over 40 years in England, Mr. Carson spent three months a year in his home in San Rafael. For many years his family ran the Carson Glove Company, one of Marin’s light industries.
URL: http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/lb/main/crm/oralhistories/rcarsonft.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1983 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Carson, Robert, 1902-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1902
Speaker place of birth: San Francisco, CA; California; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Businessman; Chairman; Entrepreneur
Age at speaking: 81
Document date: 17-May-1983
Interviewer: Ehat, Carla; Kent, Anne
Locations discussed: California; Marin County, CA; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: California; California--History; Community; Local history; Marin County (Calif.)--History; Marin County, CA; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0029591-32817