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Mack, Capt. Roosevelt
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University of Houston. Mack, Capt. Roosevelt - Mack audio, 1 of 1. January 14, 2009. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. July 7, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/1436/show/1434.

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University of Houston. (January 14, 2009). Mack, Capt. Roosevelt - Mack audio, 1 of 1. Oral Histories from the Houston History Project. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/1436/show/1434

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Title Mack, Capt. Roosevelt
Creator (LCNAF)
  • University of Houston
Creator (Local)
  • Houston History Project
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Valdés, Ernesto, interviewer
Contributor (Local)
  • University of Houston, project
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Galveston, Texas
Date January 14, 2009
Description This is an oral history interview with Capt. Roosevelt Mack conducted as part of the Houston History Project. Captain Mack was born in Galveston, TX, graduated from Ball High School and went to Prairie View A & M for 2 1/2 years. In this interview Mr. Mack discusses his job as a ferry boat captain in Galveston. Some of the highlights of the interview include his explanation of general emergency procedures, as well as evacuation and ferry guidelines during a hurricane. He also talks about the day to day activities of running the ferry, including training for the merchant mariner's license, transporting 18 wheelers and spring breakers, how they deal with suspicious packages on the ferry, and what it is like to navigate the waters.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Galeston Island (Tex.)
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Mack, Roosevelt
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
  • Galveston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • interviews
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Sound
  • Text
Format (IMT)
  • audio/mp3
  • application/pdf
Original Item Location ID 2006-005, Box 13, Item 00743
Original Collection Oral Histories - Houston History Project
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=231
Digital Collection Oral Histories from the Houston History Project
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the copyright owner. For more information please see UH Digital Library Fair Use policy on the UH Digital Library About page.
File Name index.cpd
Item Description
Title Mack audio, 1 of 1
Format (IMT)
  • audio/mp3
File Name hhaoh_201403_001_001.mp3
Access File Run Time 0:35:48