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Parris Brewer - Modern Era

Parris Brewer grew up in Chicago, yet living the life of a farm boy. After being in trouble, he was directed to Growing Homes where he excelled in their seven month program. He became their marketing coordinator, selling fruits and vegetables in the farmers’ market and to local restaurants.

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Abstract

Interview Session 01 (Audio)

Interview Session 02 (Audio)

Transcript

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Photo of Parris Brewer taken during his interview.

Where:

Unknown

When:

September 5, 2008

Ownership:

This image is considered to be in the public domain.

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Photo of Parris Brewer with Harry Rhodes. Parris excelled in Growing Homes' 7 month program and eventually became the organizations marketing coordinator. This position requires Parris to sell fruits and vegetables at farmers market and to restaurants.

Where:

A greenhouse at Growing Homes.

When:

Unknown

Ownership:

This image is considered to be in the public domain

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Photo of Parris Brewer with Harry Rhodes. Parris excelled in Growing Homes' 7 month program and eventually became the organizations marketing coordinator. This position requires Parris to sell fruits and vegetables at farmers market and to restaurants.

Where:

One of the greenhouses at Growing Homes

When:

Unknown

Ownership:

This image is considered to be in the public domain.

Caption

Photo of Parris Brewer talking with interviewer Mike Maniscalco from the Illinois State Museum during his interview.

Where:

Outside of one of the greenhouses at Growing Homes.

When:

September 5, 2008

Ownership:

This image is considered to be in the public domain.



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