Michael Ryan Hohman interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Sonia De La Cruz, 2014-10-29
M. Ryan Hohman discusses his career as a home care worker and his role as a union activist in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 503. Speaks about skills needed by a care giver, a typical day, and the challenges of working with different types of patients.
Videographer Sonia de la Cruz asked several questions at the end of the interview beginning at 00:36:45. Time-coded logs correspond to wave audio files titles.
Recorded at the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 503 , Eugene offices, Eugene, Oregon, October 29, 2014.
Taking Care--Documenting the Occupational Culture of Home Care Workers, Archie Green Fellows Project, 2014-2015 (AFC 2014/021: 01120) 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.