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Title
Interview with Don Berry & Vince Torras
Contributing Institution
Harrison Memorial Library
Collection
My Carmel: Oral History Interviews, and Local History Shorts
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Description
Oral History Interview with Don Berry & Vince Torras. July 6, 2016. Born and raised on the Monterey Peninsula, Vince Torras came from a long line of Carmelites; his grandfather worked for M.J. Murphy and his father was the Fire Chief for Carmel for many years. He attended Sunset school and Carmel high school.and Vince fondly recalls the golden era of Carmel and all it’s colorful characters. He joined the Marines and served in WWII before returning home to Carmel and working downtown at the Carmel Dairy and raising three children in Carmel. Born in 1923 in Glendale, California, Berry’s family came to Carmel during the Great Depression. He recalls his childhood in Carmel punctuated with camping trips and outdoor adventures. He attended Carmel high school and served in joined the Merchant Marines in WWII. Married twice, Berry raised his children in Carmel, sharing with them all the joys of Carmel childhood. Media Production: Ken Halla
Type
moving image
Subject
Harrison Memorial Library
Carmel Library
Oral history
Vincent Torras
Don Berry

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