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Interview with Robert Lopez about his life and growing up in Kansas City's Westside neighborhood. He recalls life in a diverse, working class neighborhood where he grew up in a large family, with his father working for the railroad and his mother working in the home, raising the children. He discusses enlisting in the Marine Corps and later the Air Force, recalls Westside businesses, recreation in city parks, memories of World War II and the 1951 flood, working in the packinghouses, and later working for the federal General Services Administration.

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