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Jack Macy: Oakland Army Base Oral History Project

Macy, Jack
Rubens, Lisa
Jack Macy: Oakland Army Base Oral History Project
Jack Macy was born in Oakland in 1929 and raised in Berkeley. As a Marine, Macy served and was wounded in the Korean War. After recovering from his injuries, he joined his father in the family Commerce, Industry, and Labor, Macy Movers, which had been operating since 1915. Under Jack Macy, Macy Movers was a long-term contractor with the Oakland Army Base, moving personal property of soldiers being transferred overseas. In this interview, Macy discusses some of the details associated with property transportation. Mr. Macy died in 2009.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Interview date(s):
Oakland Army Base
Oskicat record:
Macy, Jack. "Jack Macy: Oakland Army Base Oral History Project." Interview by Lisa Rubens in 2008. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 2008.