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Baby Boom Generation (1946-1964)
Date of Interview
Merriam Park, Saint Paul, 1947
Oral History | Psychology
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Michael Baker is a Caucasian male born on April 19, 1947. He lived with his mother, father, and five siblings while growing up. His father was a part owner of a family business, and his mother did not work. Baker grew up Catholic but now identifies as Buddhist. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Baker talks about his family and neighborhood. He discusses his family's business that has been passed down and his financial priorities. Baker also talks about his Catholic upbringing in the Church and schooling, reflecting on his foundations of faith and his current beliefs. Additionally, Baker discusses the freedoms of childhood and how he gained more freedom as more transportation options opened up during his upbringing. Lastly, Baker reflects on issues such as prejudice, obesity, poverty, education, and healthcare.
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Luker, Julie M., "Michael Baker" (2023). Saint Paul and Surrounding Area. 53.