Charles R. Montgomery interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-09-07
Charles Montgomery discusses his career on the waterfront, from longshoreman to President of the Clerks and Checkers Union. He talks about the lack of training at the waterfront, automation leading to dwindling man hours and the accepted pecking order.
Recorded at the Offices of the International Longshoremen's Association, Webster, Texas, September 7, 2011.
Working the port of Houston: Archie Green Fellows Project, 2011-2012 (AFC 2012/006: 00312) Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
To honor the memory of Archie Green (1917-2009), a fellowship program was established at the American Folklife Center in 2010. Archie Green Fellowships support new research in the contemporary culture and traditions of American workers.