Parker Michael C.


Title
Parker Michael C.
Creator:
Parker, Michael C., 1944-, interviewee; Cypher, Pat, interviewer Gillis, Ann,videographer; Cypher, Pat, interviewer Gillis, Ann,videographer;
Date Recorded:
2007
Date digitized:
Length of interview:
Description:

60’s counter-culture.
Columbia Hotel.
Coming to Ward circa 1973 and 1974 (Sandy Cruz, Gregory Tebrich, Muriel Lawrence, The Depot, poetry).
Conscientious-objector (jobs, Judson Memorial Church, runaway house).
Education (New Haven College, introduction to poetry, Bertrand Mathew).
Formative years (Greenwich Village, art scene, Beat literature, poetry, jazz, Allen Ginsberg).
Marriage to Mary Johnston.
Playing in band Ballistic Kisses (“WHOSE MAMA IS THIS,” Jeff Freund, “Crossover Dreams”).
Poetry recitations (“Creation of the Library,” “A New Firehouse,” “WHOSE MAMA IS THIS,” “Wallflower Sutra”).
Senior Center in Boulder.
Ward Area Rural Poets [WARP].
Ward Artist-in-Residence Program.
Ward Public Library (building the library, poetry readings).
Workshops in Boulder County Jail.

Subject:
Dubitsky, Phil.
Lamela, Carolyn.
Lawrence, Muriel.
Marrocco, Patrick.
Parker, Michael C., 1944-.
Sayer, Ron.
Schmoll, Hazel Marguerite, 1890-1990.
Schulman, Bonnie.
Tebrich, Greg.
American Poetry 20th century.
Hippies Colorado Boulder County.
Poets, American 20th Century Biography.
Ward (Colo.) Buildings, structures, etc.
Ward (Colo.) History.
Ward (Colo.) Social life and customs.
Language:
eng
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Notes:
Local call number:
OH1482
Copyright:
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