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Document Details


Title: George Tong
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: George’s father was the owner of Panama Market in San Anselmo. George Jr. relates the history of his family, his travels between China and the United States, and his marriage in China at age 18. For 30 years, George was associated with the Fairfax market at 14 Bolinas Road.
URL: http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/lb/main/crm/oralhistories/gtongft.html
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1978 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Tong, George, 1908-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1908
Speaker race: Asian
Speaker occupation: Businessman; Storekeeper
Age at speaking: 70
Document location: Fairfax, CA
Document date: 02-May-1978
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: OHI0029628-32861