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Newport Beach Fishing Industry

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Interviewee Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection
T. A. Thomas, Part 3

O.H. 75: Thomas, T.A. (1907-1973) Interviewed by Charmaine Tichenor November 30, 1968; December 3, 1968; and December 10, 1968 An associate of the Western Canners Company in Newport Beach, Thomas comments on the rise and decline of commercial fishing and canning industries in Southern California. Final transcript, photographs, maps, and charts available.

There are three sessions for this interview: November 30, 1968; December 3, 1968; December 10, 1968. Please visit our Web site for more information: http://coph.fullerton.edu/

Charmaine Tichenor Newport Beach, CA Center for Oral and Public History, California State University, Fullerton Newport Beach Fishing Industry
T. A. Thomas, Part 2

O.H. 75: Thomas, T.A. (1907-1973) Interviewed by Charmaine Tichenor November 30, 1968; December 3, 1968; and December 10, 1968 An associate of the Western Canners Company in Newport Beach, Thomas comments on the rise and decline of commercial fishing and canning industries in Southern California. Final transcript, photographs, maps, and charts available.

There are three sessions for this interview: November 30, 1968; December 3, 1968; December 10, 1968. Please visit our Web site for more information: http://coph.fullerton.edu/

Charmaine Tichenor Newport Beach, CA Center for Oral and Public History, California State University, Fullerton Newport Beach Fishing Industry
T. A. Thomas, Part 1

O.H. 75: Thomas, T.A. (1907-1973) Interviewed by Charmaine Tichenor November 30, 1968; December 3, 1968; and December 10, 1968 An associate of the Western Canners Company in Newport Beach, Thomas comments on the rise and decline of commercial fishing and canning industries in Southern California. Final transcript, photographs, maps, and charts available.

There are three sessions for this interview: November 30, 1968; December 3, 1968; December 10, 1968. Please visit our Web site for more information: http://coph.fullerton.edu/

Charmaine Tichenor Newport Beach, CA Center for Oral and Public History, California State University, Fullerton Newport Beach Fishing Industry
Arthur McFadden, Part 2

Arthur James McFadden was born in 1881, the son of an Orange County pioneer family.  He was a graduate of Santa Ana High School, Pomona College, and Harvard Law School.  Mr. McFadden was in private practice for two years, then heeded his physician’s advice and changed to ranching.  He became a skilled producer of citrus, persimmons, avocados and walnuts.  Mr. McFadden was considered instrumental in the orderly growth of marketing agricultural products throughout the state.

Stephen Gould Newport Beach, CA Center for Oral and Public History, California State University, Fullerton Newport Beach Fishing Industry
Arthur McFadden, Part 1

Arthur James McFadden was born in 1881, the son of an Orange County pioneer family.  He was a graduate of Santa Ana High School, Pomona College, and Harvard Law School.  Mr. McFadden was in private practice for two years, then heeded his physician’s advice and changed to ranching.  He became a skilled producer of citrus, persimmons, avocados and walnuts.  Mr. McFadden was considered instrumental in the orderly growth of marketing agricultural products throughout the state.

Stephen Gould Newport Beach, CA Center for Oral and Public History, California State University, Fullerton Newport Beach Fishing Industry
Arthur McFadden, Part 3

Arthur James McFadden was born in 1881, the son of an Orange County pioneer family.  He was a graduate of Santa Ana High School, Pomona College, and Harvard Law School.  Mr. McFadden was in private practice for two years, then heeded his physician’s advice and changed to ranching.  He became a skilled producer of citrus, persimmons, avocados and walnuts.  Mr. McFadden was considered instrumental in the orderly growth of marketing agricultural products throughout the state.

Jim Sleeper Newport Beach, CA Center for Oral and Public History, California State University, Fullerton Newport Beach Fishing Industry
Arthur McFadden, Part 2

Arthur James McFadden was born in 1881, the son of an Orange County pioneer family.  He was a graduate of Santa Ana High School, Pomona College, and Harvard Law School.  Mr. McFadden was in private practice for two years, then heeded his physician’s advice and changed to ranching.  He became a skilled producer of citrus, persimmons, avocados and walnuts.  Mr. McFadden was considered instrumental in the orderly growth of marketing agricultural products throughout the state.

Jim Sleeper Newport Beach, CA Center for Oral and Public History, California State University, Fullerton Newport Beach Fishing Industry
Arthur McFadden, Part 1

Arthur James McFadden was born in 1881, the son of an Orange County pioneer family.  He was a graduate of Santa Ana High School, Pomona College, and Harvard Law School.  Mr. McFadden was in private practice for two years, then heeded his physician’s advice and changed to ranching.  He became a skilled producer of citrus, persimmons, avocados and walnuts.  Mr. McFadden was considered instrumental in the orderly growth of marketing agricultural products throughout the state.

Jim Sleeper Newport Beach, CA Center for Oral and Public History, California State University, Fullerton Newport Beach Fishing Industry
Art Hill

A native of the Midwest who moved to California in 1912, as well as a commercial fisherman, Hill discusses the early fishing industry in San Pedro and Newport Beach, California. Final transcript available.

Charmaine Tichenor Newport Beach, CA Center for Oral and Public History, California State University, Fullerton Newport Beach Fishing Industry
Al Forgit

A former Newport Beach city councilman, operator of a sport and commercial fishing fleet, and owner of Forgit's Hardware Store on Balboa Boulevard, Forgit comments on the history of the fishing industry in Southern California. Final transcript available.

Roberta Deahl Newport Beach, CA Center for Oral and Public History, California State University, Fullerton Newport Beach Fishing Industry