Interview with Wilbur Jennings

Description

Abstract:
Wilbur Jennings, born in Providence in 1944, and at the time of the interview City Councilman for the West End and Reservoir Triangle, talks about growing up beside Mashapaug Pond, the history of the community, and the impact of pollution on the pond's viability. He describes his work as councilman, discussing the problems of the West End district and the struggle to improve its quality of life.
Notes:
This oral history was conducted by a Brown University student in Anne Valk and Holly Ewald's fall 2011 course "Oral History and Community Memory".

Citation

"Interview with Wilbur Jennings" (2011). Mashapaug Pond. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library. https://repository.library.brown.edu/studio/item/bdr:240442/

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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, …

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