James Patrick Cooney interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-02-27
James Patrick Cooney talks to Pat Jasper about his education at Notre Dame, and his subsequent career as an admiralty lawyer. He focuses on his cases over the years and talks about the international aspect of his job. He also talks about how containerization and automation has drastically reduced manpower and has led to containerization and non-local ownership.
Recorded in Cottonwood Shores, Texas, January 17, 2012.
Working the port of Houston: Archie Green Fellows Project, 2011-2012 (AFC 2012/006: 00341) 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.