Steve Tenhonen interview conducted by Helen Marie Moss, 2014-11-21
Steve Tenhonen, a personal support worker for developmentally disabled and mentally ill clients, discusses his experiences on the job and why it is important to have a union. He also talks about difficult patients, wages, lobbying, and politics.
Recorded at the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 503, Portland office, Portland, Oregon, November 21, 2014.
Taking Care--Documenting the Occupational Culture of Home Care Workers, Archie Green Fellows Project, 2014-2015 (AFC 2014/021: 01300) 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.