Interview with Ed Hooks


Ed Hooks, an African-American resident of Reservoir Triangle neighborhood since the late 1940s or early 1950s, recalls vanished aspects of childhood, daily life, and race relations, from that period and after. He describes people, places, wildlife and plant life in the Mashapaug Pond area with a seemingly photographic memory, resulting in an historical picture steeped in vivid detail.


"Interview with Ed Hooks" (2012). Mashapaug Pond. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library.



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    Mashapaug Pond and Reservoir Triangle Collection This collection contains oral history interviews, images, and research materials gathered by Brown University students. The project seeks to uncover personal stories related to the natural, social, and cultural history of Mashapaug Pond (Providence, …