Eugene Harris interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-11-15
Eugene Harris talks to Betsy Peterson about his career as a longshoreman. He discusses the strike of 1967-68, working with rice and asbestos, and why the Houston ship channel is the best place in the world to work.
Recorded in Houston, Texas, November 15, 2011.
Working the port of Houston: Archie Green Fellows Project, 2011-2012 (AFC 2012/006: 00311) 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.