Dolores Fernandez-Alic, Clip 3 : Pio Fernandez's Childhood, Career, and the Importance of the Brooklyn Navy Yard to Her Family
Collection: This recording is part of the My Baryo, My Borough Collection at the Archives at Queens Library: Dolores Fernandez-Alic
Description: Dolores describes her father's childhood and how he worked for U.S. General Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964), as a personal valet. After obtaining his U.S. citizenship, he became a merchant marine and came to NY for the opportunity to work at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. She remembers visiting the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Columbia Street (Brooklyn) with her father often.
Filipino Americans; Fernandez, Pio; MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964; New York Naval Shipyard
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