William Hausinger interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-10-21
William Hausinger Jr. speaks about holding two jobs, one at the port and the other at the fire station. He explains how it was difficult to get a job at the port without having a connection with someone, pranks they played on new employees, and how his whole family worked at some point at the Port.
Recorded at the Offices of the International Longshoremen's Association, Webster, Texas, October 21, 2011.
Working the port of Houston: Archie Green Fellows Project, 2011-2012 (AFC 2012/006: 00301) 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.