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Document Details


Title: Charles Tacchi
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: Charles' father was a foreman at the Remillard Brick Company in Larkspur, once the largest brick manufacturer on the Pacific Coast. Charles describes the San Quentin peninsula as he remembers it, and includes information about brickmaking, the brick scows, the Chinese help and the living facilities. He also tells of outdoor life in San Rafael in the early 1900s. He delineates the sites of old landmarks, now gone, such as the Redding Ranch, Schutzen Park, and the Beatrice Michelena Movie Studio.
URL: http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/lb/main/crm/oralhistories/tacchift.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1980 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Tacchi, Charles, 1908-1992
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1908
Speaker race: White
Age at speaking: 72
Document location: San Rafael, CA
Document date: 09-May-1980
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: OHI0029625-32858