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Charles R. Montgomery interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-09-07

Charles R. Montgomery interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-09-0...

Charles Montgomery discusses his career on the waterfront, from longshoreman to President of the Clerks and Checkers Union. He talks about the lack of training at the waterfront, automation leading to dwindling... more

Eugene Harris interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-11-15

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 w... more

William Hausinger interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-10-21

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... more

Greg Vaught interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-10-07

Greg Vaught interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-10-07

Interview with Greg Vaught, "Safety Troubadour," from Newmont mining. Talked about his various jobs at Newmont, his work in mine safety, and about writing safety songs. Also see afc2011064_awp00189_ms02 for lis... more

Harold Clausen interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-21

Harold Clausen interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-21

Interview with Harold "Pork" Clausen focuses on his experiences as an ironworker. His wife, Sharon, joins in at the end of the recording session. The audio interview is in two parts: file afc2011062_00168_sr01 ... more

Gayle D. McCoy interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-12-02

Gayle D. McCoy interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-12-02

Interview with Gayle D. McCoy, who discussed his first employment as uranium miner in Wyoming and eventual move to gold mining in Nevada. Interview includes the nature of the work, workplace, co-workers, safety... more

Augustine Peplinski interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-12

Augustine Peplinski interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-0...

Interview focuses on Gus Peplinski's experiences as an ironworker and member of Local 383 Recorded at Gus Peplinski's home, Custer, Wisconsin, July 12, 2011. Cultural Traditions of Ironworkers in America's Uppe... more

Richard Sisson and Sharon Sisson interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-10-11

Richard Sisson and Sharon Sisson interview conducted by Clark Douglas ...

Sharon, a 25-year veteran iron worker and an Iron Workers Union (IWU) #63 member. Her husband, Richard Sisson, is an even more experienced veteran iron worker. They review their personal background, entry into ... more

William W. Kerwin interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-08

William W. Kerwin interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-...

Interview focuses on Bill Kerwin's experiences as an ironworker with Local 383. Recorded at Bill Kerwin's home, Waunakee, Wisconsin, July 8, 2011. Cultural Traditions of Ironworkers in America's Upper Midwest :... more

Edgar L. Smith interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-07

Edgar L. Smith interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-07

Concerns Smith's life and career as an ironworker, especially as a member of Wisconsin-based Local 383. Car and trucks whoosh by since Smith lives next to a highway, also birds twitter while enjoying feeders ne... more

Everett J. Erstad interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-13

Everett J. Erstad interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-...

Interview with ironworker Everett J. Erstad at his home in Oregon, Wisconsin. The audio is in 2 parts: Part 1 (sr01) includes the bulk of the interview with Everett Erstad and his experiences as an ironworker w... more

John Ryan interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-27

John Ryan interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-27

John Ryan discusses his background, his entrance into the ironworkers trade, important sites he has worked on in Chicago, unions, strikes, the labor-management situation in Chicago, jokes and ritual. The audio ... more

William Sattler interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-27

William Sattler interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-2...

William "Bill" Sattler, Iron Workers Union Local 63, discusses his background, early work as an iron worker, his career in the trade, life as union leader, memorable jobs, and also provided photographs of some ... more

Gerald Truty interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-10-19

Gerald Truty interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-10-19

Retired Local #63 iron worker Gerald "Jerry" Truty describes his background, entering iron working, important sites he worked on, working in other states, other jobs, jokes, the labor movement, and the current ... more

Walter J. Cheney interview conducted by Margaret A. Glaser and Charlie Seemann, 2011-09-07

Walter J. Cheney interview conducted by Margaret A. Glaser and Charlie...

Interview with Walter "Bimbo" Cheney, former cowboy, now surface miner with Newmont Mining Corporation in Elko, Nevada, one of the world's largest gold mining companies. He discussed his previous occupation as ... more

George L. Bunders interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-07

George L. Bunders interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-...

Interview concerns Bunders' working life as an ironworker with Local 383. Recorded at Bunders' home, Madison, Wisconsin, July 7, 2011. Cultural Traditions of Ironworkers in America's Upper Midwest : Archie Gree... more

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

Interview focuses on David Olby's experiences as an ironworker, including accounts of his dad, DeWain Olby, also an ironworker, with additional accounts of deer hunting, David's work in a sawmill and doing carp... more

B.K. Silverlake interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Juliana M. Nykolaiszyn, 2012-01-18

B.K. Silverlake interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Julian...

B.K. Silverlake was born in 1946 to Emma and Raymond Duke, a circus family, and married into another circus family. She shared experiences of managing pig races, working in phone rooms, running a circus office,... more

Jeff Hafler interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-07-26

Jeff Hafler interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-07-26

The interview took place at Jeff Hafler's dining room table. Hafler discusses his hair styling career, starting in Ohio, learning on Black hair and then building his own business in Los Angeles, where he develo... more

James Robert Keane interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2013-01-13

James Robert Keane interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2013-0...

James "Jimmy" Keane, a prominent figure on the Irish music scene in Chicago and Ireland, discusses his career as an iron worker and member of Local 1 of the Iron Workers International Union. Keane, who was inju... more

Victoria Tenbusch interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2014-11-20

Victoria Tenbusch interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2014-1...

Interview with Victoria Tenbusch about her career as a home care worker. She talks about how, after working for many years in a cannery she sought less physically stressful work and, found it first at a nursing... more

Rhonda Estrada interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-05-26

Rhonda Estrada interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugen...

Rhonda discusses her work as a home care provider, including her typical activities and her relationships with her "consumers," some of which span decades. She also discusses her active involvement in the Servi... more

Kimberly Cole interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-05-05

Kimberly Cole interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Donald ...

Home care worker Kimberly Cole talks about her experiences as a care giver. Begins by talking about previous job and then discuses challenges and rewards of working for difficult clients. Credits union for assi... more

Neftali Garcia interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Sonia De La Cruz, 2015-06-18

Neftali Garcia interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Sonia ...

Interview with home care provider Neftali Garcia about his life and work. Originally from the Mexican state of Oaxaca, Garcia is a Mixtec, who migrated to the US several decades ago specifically in search of he... more

Eileen Ordway interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-05-26

Eileen Ordway interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene...

Eileen Ordway discusses her experiences as a home care worker, including her typical duties, relationships with consumer-employers, union activism, and the use of humor on the job. She also discusses health iss... more

Steve Tenhonen interview conducted by Helen Marie Moss, 2014-11-21

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 patie... more

Terry Haydon interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2014-11-19

Terry Haydon interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2014-11-19

Interview about Terry Haydon's career as a home health care worker. Talks about a wide range of his previous jobs, which included theatre, teaching, and being a medical transport driver. Became a care giver thr... more

Terry Luther interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Sonia De La Cruz, 2015-02-13

Terry Luther interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Sonia De...

Interview with Terry Luther about her experiences as a caregiver for her autistic son. Talks about previous jobs that range from theatre work to planting trees and an early interest in care giving, that include... more

Olena Kryuchenko interview conducted by Sonia De La Cruz and Helen Marie Moss, 2015-03-07

Olena Kryuchenko interview conducted by Sonia De La Cruz and Helen Mar...

Olena Kryuchenko describes her experiences as a home care worker in Portland after moving here from Ukraine, where she was a chemical engineer. She speaks about her re-training for a new job; the interpersonal ... more

Michael Ryan Hohman interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Sonia De La Cruz, 2014-10-29

Michael Ryan Hohman interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and S...

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 da... more

Sharronne Vincent interview conducted by Helen Marie Moss and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-03-04

Sharronne Vincent interview conducted by Helen Marie Moss and Donald E...

Sharronne Vincent describes her experiences as a home care worker. She talks about her varied career before a friend in healthcare asked her to assist with a client. She reviews a typical day, the challenges of... more

Rose M. Rogers interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-01-21

Rose M. Rogers interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugen...

Rose Rogers discusses working as a personal support worker for her autistic son. She talks about her typical duties, her work as an advocate for her son as well as her daily routine caring for him. She also dis... more

Adam Christopher Riggs interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2014-10-29

Adam Christopher Riggs interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2...

Adam Christopher Riggs describes his experiences as a home health care worker and his activism with Service Employees International Union Local 503. In wide-ranging conversation he talks about the qualities nee... more

Olga Yakimchuk interview conducted by Sonia De La Cruz and Helen Marie Moss, 2015-03-07

Olga Yakimchuk interview conducted by Sonia De La Cruz and Helen Marie...

Olga Yakimchuk relates her experiences as a home care worker for her husband's parents. Originally from Ukraine, where she was trained as a nurse, she arrived in Portland just as the Home Care Workers Commissio... more

Maleta Christian interview conducted by Sonia De La Cruz and Nathan J. Moore, 2014-11-17

Maleta Christian interview conducted by Sonia De La Cruz and Nathan J....

Maleta Christian discusses her history as a personal support worker, her efforts to empower her consumers, and her activities as a union activist. She also talks about the importance of humor on the job, the si... more

Tom Wilson interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-04-19

Tom Wilson interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene St...

Tom Wilson discusses his career as a home care worker. He talks about the differences between working in group homes and one-on-one settings, his relationships with clients, and how he approaches intimate tasks... more

Alice Redding interviews conducted by Helen Marie Moss and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2014-11-21 and 2015-03-04

Alice Redding interviews conducted by Helen Marie Moss and Donald Euge...

Alice discusses her work as a home care worker and her union work. She talks about her typical day; the challenges of balancing the needs of her clients with her needs and the needs of her family; the gratifica... more

Penny Wicklander interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-05-05

Penny Wicklander interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Dona...

Penny Wicklander discusses her life and work as an at home care giver. She talks about always having to take care of somebody--in-laws, parents, and for the last 6 years, her son, who had Lou Gehrig's disease. ... more

Michael Tolman interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-02-23.

Michael Tolman interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugen...

Mike Tolman discusses his work as a direct support professional for Oregon Supported Living Program, a private non-profit company that provides services for adults with developmental disabilities. He talks abou... more

Adelina Martinez interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Sonia De La Cruz, 2015-06-14

Adelina Martinez interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Soni...

Interview with Adelina Martinez about her work as a home care provider. Originally from Cuernavaca, Mexico, for the last 10-months she has been officially employed caring for her disabled 20-year old son. Altho... more

Anna Young interview conducted by Helen Marie Moss and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-03-04

Anna Young interview conducted by Helen Marie Moss and Donald Eugene S...

Anna Young relates her insights on home care work. She discusses how she became a home care worker, the enjoyment she gets from working closely with clients, Oregon Home Care Commission classes and how importan... more

Nargiza Turanova interview conducted by Sonia De La Cruz and Helen Marie Moss, 2015-03-07

Nargiza Turanova interview conducted by Sonia De La Cruz and Helen Mar...

Nargiza Turanova describes her experiences as a home care worker. Originally from Turkey, she moved to Uzbekistan and then came as a refugee to the US. She speaks Turkish, Uzbek, Russian, and "some English." Sh... more

Rita Adamski interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2014-12-05

Rita Adamski interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2014-12-05

Interview with Rita Adamski about her career as a home care worker. She talks about how she got into the profession, her training, what a "typical day" is like, how she balances being friends with her clients w... more

Shaun Notdurft interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-03-22

Shaun Notdurft interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugen...

Shaun Notdurft discusses his work as a direct support professional (DSP) for adults with developmental and mental disabilities. Topics include differences between his work and home care work, occupational train... more

Joyce Vegar interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-01-21

Joyce Vegar interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene S...

Joyce (Joy) Vegar discusses her work as a home care provider in Coos County, Oregon, including her training, the qualities that are needed to do the job, the importance of humor, and her advocacy for her client... more

Carol Tyndall Conlon interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2014-12-16

Carol Tyndall Conlon interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 201...

Care giver Carol Tyndall Conlon talks about her experiences caring for her autistic son and how it led her into being a health care worker. Also discusses previous jobs, becoming involved with autism support ne... more

John Ryan interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-27

John Ryan interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-27

John Ryan discusses his background, his entrance into the ironworkers trade, important sites he has worked on in Chicago, unions, strikes, the labor-management situation in Chicago, jokes and ritual. The audio ... more

Richard Sisson and Sharon Sisson interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-10-11

Richard Sisson and Sharon Sisson interview conducted by Clark Douglas ...

Sharon, a 25-year veteran iron worker and an Iron Workers Union (IWU) #63 member. Her husband, Richard Sisson, is an even more experienced veteran iron worker. They review their personal background, entry into ... more

George L. Bunders interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-07

George L. Bunders interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-...

Interview concerns Bunders' working life as an ironworker with Local 383. Recorded at Bunders' home, Madison, Wisconsin, July 7, 2011. Cultural Traditions of Ironworkers in America's Upper Midwest : Archie Gree... more

Greg Vaught interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-10-07

Greg Vaught interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-10-07

Interview with Greg Vaught, "Safety Troubadour," from Newmont mining. Talked about his various jobs at Newmont, his work in mine safety, and about writing safety songs. Also see afc2011064_awp00189_ms02 for lis... more

Edgar L. Smith interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-07

Edgar L. Smith interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-07

Concerns Smith's life and career as an ironworker, especially as a member of Wisconsin-based Local 383. Car and trucks whoosh by since Smith lives next to a highway, also birds twitter while enjoying feeders ne... more

Augustine Peplinski interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-12

Augustine Peplinski interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-0...

Interview focuses on Gus Peplinski's experiences as an ironworker and member of Local 383 Recorded at Gus Peplinski's home, Custer, Wisconsin, July 12, 2011. Cultural Traditions of Ironworkers in America's Uppe... more

Gerald Truty interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-10-19

Gerald Truty interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-10-19

Retired Local #63 iron worker Gerald "Jerry" Truty describes his background, entering iron working, important sites he worked on, working in other states, other jobs, jokes, the labor movement, and the current ... more

Harold Clausen interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-21

Harold Clausen interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-21

Interview with Harold "Pork" Clausen focuses on his experiences as an ironworker. His wife, Sharon, joins in at the end of the recording session. The audio interview is in two parts: file afc2011062_00168_sr01 ... more

Walter J. Cheney interview conducted by Margaret A. Glaser and Charlie Seemann, 2011-09-07

Walter J. Cheney interview conducted by Margaret A. Glaser and Charlie...

Interview with Walter "Bimbo" Cheney, former cowboy, now surface miner with Newmont Mining Corporation in Elko, Nevada, one of the world's largest gold mining companies. He discussed his previous occupation as ... more

Everett J. Erstad interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-13

Everett J. Erstad interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-...

Interview with ironworker Everett J. Erstad at his home in Oregon, Wisconsin. The audio is in 2 parts: Part 1 (sr01) includes the bulk of the interview with Everett Erstad and his experiences as an ironworker w... more

William W. Kerwin interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-08

William W. Kerwin interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-...

Interview focuses on Bill Kerwin's experiences as an ironworker with Local 383. Recorded at Bill Kerwin's home, Waunakee, Wisconsin, July 8, 2011. Cultural Traditions of Ironworkers in America's Upper Midwest :... more

William Sattler interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-27

William Sattler interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-2...

William "Bill" Sattler, Iron Workers Union Local 63, discusses his background, early work as an iron worker, his career in the trade, life as union leader, memorable jobs, and also provided photographs of some ... more

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

Interview focuses on David Olby's experiences as an ironworker, including accounts of his dad, DeWain Olby, also an ironworker, with additional accounts of deer hunting, David's work in a sawmill and doing carp... more

Gayle D. McCoy interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-12-02

Gayle D. McCoy interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-12-02

Interview with Gayle D. McCoy, who discussed his first employment as uranium miner in Wyoming and eventual move to gold mining in Nevada. Interview includes the nature of the work, workplace, co-workers, safety... more

B.K. Silverlake interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Juliana M. Nykolaiszyn, 2012-01-18

B.K. Silverlake interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Julian...

B.K. Silverlake was born in 1946 to Emma and Raymond Duke, a circus family, and married into another circus family. She shared experiences of managing pig races, working in phone rooms, running a circus office,... more

Jeff Hafler interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-07-26

Jeff Hafler interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-07-26

The interview took place at Jeff Hafler's dining room table. Hafler discusses his hair styling career, starting in Ohio, learning on Black hair and then building his own business in Los Angeles, where he develo... more

James Robert Keane interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2013-01-13

James Robert Keane interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2013-0...

James "Jimmy" Keane, a prominent figure on the Irish music scene in Chicago and Ireland, discusses his career as an iron worker and member of Local 1 of the Iron Workers International Union. Keane, who was inju... more

Joyce Vegar interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-01-21

Joyce Vegar interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene S...

Joyce (Joy) Vegar discusses her work as a home care provider in Coos County, Oregon, including her training, the qualities that are needed to do the job, the importance of humor, and her advocacy for her client... more

Michael Tolman interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-02-23.

Michael Tolman interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugen...

Mike Tolman discusses his work as a direct support professional for Oregon Supported Living Program, a private non-profit company that provides services for adults with developmental disabilities. He talks abou... more

Maleta Christian interview conducted by Sonia De La Cruz and Nathan J. Moore, 2014-11-17

Maleta Christian interview conducted by Sonia De La Cruz and Nathan J....

Maleta Christian discusses her history as a personal support worker, her efforts to empower her consumers, and her activities as a union activist. She also talks about the importance of humor on the job, the si... more

Tom Wilson interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-04-19

Tom Wilson interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene St...

Tom Wilson discusses his career as a home care worker. He talks about the differences between working in group homes and one-on-one settings, his relationships with clients, and how he approaches intimate tasks... more

Sharronne Vincent interview conducted by Helen Marie Moss and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-03-04

Sharronne Vincent interview conducted by Helen Marie Moss and Donald E...

Sharronne Vincent describes her experiences as a home care worker. She talks about her varied career before a friend in healthcare asked her to assist with a client. She reviews a typical day, the challenges of... more

Adelina Martinez interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Sonia De La Cruz, 2015-06-14

Adelina Martinez interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Soni...

Interview with Adelina Martinez about her work as a home care provider. Originally from Cuernavaca, Mexico, for the last 10-months she has been officially employed caring for her disabled 20-year old son. Altho... more

Anna Young interview conducted by Helen Marie Moss and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-03-04

Anna Young interview conducted by Helen Marie Moss and Donald Eugene S...

Anna Young relates her insights on home care work. She discusses how she became a home care worker, the enjoyment she gets from working closely with clients, Oregon Home Care Commission classes and how importan... more

Adam Christopher Riggs interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2014-10-29

Adam Christopher Riggs interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2...

Adam Christopher Riggs describes his experiences as a home health care worker and his activism with Service Employees International Union Local 503. In wide-ranging conversation he talks about the qualities nee... more

Nargiza Turanova interview conducted by Sonia De La Cruz and Helen Marie Moss, 2015-03-07

Nargiza Turanova interview conducted by Sonia De La Cruz and Helen Mar...

Nargiza Turanova describes her experiences as a home care worker. Originally from Turkey, she moved to Uzbekistan and then came as a refugee to the US. She speaks Turkish, Uzbek, Russian, and "some English." Sh... more

Carol Tyndall Conlon interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2014-12-16

Carol Tyndall Conlon interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 201...

Care giver Carol Tyndall Conlon talks about her experiences caring for her autistic son and how it led her into being a health care worker. Also discusses previous jobs, becoming involved with autism support ne... more

Kimberly Cole interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-05-05

Kimberly Cole interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Donald ...

Home care worker Kimberly Cole talks about her experiences as a care giver. Begins by talking about previous job and then discuses challenges and rewards of working for difficult clients. Credits union for assi... more

Penny Wicklander interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-05-05

Penny Wicklander interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Dona...

Penny Wicklander discusses her life and work as an at home care giver. She talks about always having to take care of somebody--in-laws, parents, and for the last 6 years, her son, who had Lou Gehrig's disease. ... more

Rhonda Estrada interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-05-26

Rhonda Estrada interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugen...

Rhonda discusses her work as a home care provider, including her typical activities and her relationships with her "consumers," some of which span decades. She also discusses her active involvement in the Servi... more

Eileen Ordway interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-05-26

Eileen Ordway interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene...

Eileen Ordway discusses her experiences as a home care worker, including her typical duties, relationships with consumer-employers, union activism, and the use of humor on the job. She also discusses health iss... more

Olga Yakimchuk interview conducted by Sonia De La Cruz and Helen Marie Moss, 2015-03-07

Olga Yakimchuk interview conducted by Sonia De La Cruz and Helen Marie...

Olga Yakimchuk relates her experiences as a home care worker for her husband's parents. Originally from Ukraine, where she was trained as a nurse, she arrived in Portland just as the Home Care Workers Commissio... more

Shaun Notdurft interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-03-22

Shaun Notdurft interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugen...

Shaun Notdurft discusses his work as a direct support professional (DSP) for adults with developmental and mental disabilities. Topics include differences between his work and home care work, occupational train... more

Michael Ryan Hohman interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Sonia De La Cruz, 2014-10-29

Michael Ryan Hohman interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and S...

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 da... more

Victoria Tenbusch interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2014-11-20

Victoria Tenbusch interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2014-1...

Interview with Victoria Tenbusch about her career as a home care worker. She talks about how, after working for many years in a cannery she sought less physically stressful work and, found it first at a nursing... more

Rita Adamski interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2014-12-05

Rita Adamski interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2014-12-05

Interview with Rita Adamski about her career as a home care worker. She talks about how she got into the profession, her training, what a "typical day" is like, how she balances being friends with her clients w... more

Olena Kryuchenko interview conducted by Sonia De La Cruz and Helen Marie Moss, 2015-03-07

Olena Kryuchenko interview conducted by Sonia De La Cruz and Helen Mar...

Olena Kryuchenko describes her experiences as a home care worker in Portland after moving here from Ukraine, where she was a chemical engineer. She speaks about her re-training for a new job; the interpersonal ... more

Neftali Garcia interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Sonia De La Cruz, 2015-06-18

Neftali Garcia interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Sonia ...

Interview with home care provider Neftali Garcia about his life and work. Originally from the Mexican state of Oaxaca, Garcia is a Mixtec, who migrated to the US several decades ago specifically in search of he... more

Steve Tenhonen interview conducted by Helen Marie Moss, 2014-11-21

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 patie... more

Alice Redding interviews conducted by Helen Marie Moss and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2014-11-21 and 2015-03-04

Alice Redding interviews conducted by Helen Marie Moss and Donald Euge...

Alice discusses her work as a home care worker and her union work. She talks about her typical day; the challenges of balancing the needs of her clients with her needs and the needs of her family; the gratifica... more

Terry Luther interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Sonia De La Cruz, 2015-02-13

Terry Luther interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Sonia De...

Interview with Terry Luther about her experiences as a caregiver for her autistic son. Talks about previous jobs that range from theatre work to planting trees and an early interest in care giving, that include... more

Terry Haydon interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2014-11-19

Terry Haydon interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2014-11-19

Interview about Terry Haydon's career as a home health care worker. Talks about a wide range of his previous jobs, which included theatre, teaching, and being a medical transport driver. Became a care giver thr... more

Rose M. Rogers interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugene Stacy, 2015-01-21

Rose M. Rogers interview conducted by Nathan J. Moore and Donald Eugen...

Rose Rogers discusses working as a personal support worker for her autistic son. She talks about her typical duties, her work as an advocate for her son as well as her daily routine caring for him. She also dis... more

John Ryan interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-27

John Ryan interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-27

John Ryan discusses his background, his entrance into the ironworkers trade, important sites he has worked on in Chicago, unions, strikes, the labor-management situation in Chicago, jokes and ritual. The audio ... more

George L. Bunders interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-07

George L. Bunders interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-...

Interview concerns Bunders' working life as an ironworker with Local 383. Recorded at Bunders' home, Madison, Wisconsin, July 7, 2011. Cultural Traditions of Ironworkers in America's Upper Midwest : Archie Gree... more

Richard Sisson and Sharon Sisson interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-10-11

Richard Sisson and Sharon Sisson interview conducted by Clark Douglas ...

Sharon, a 25-year veteran iron worker and an Iron Workers Union (IWU) #63 member. Her husband, Richard Sisson, is an even more experienced veteran iron worker. They review their personal background, entry into ... more

Gayle D. McCoy interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-12-02

Gayle D. McCoy interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-12-02

Interview with Gayle D. McCoy, who discussed his first employment as uranium miner in Wyoming and eventual move to gold mining in Nevada. Interview includes the nature of the work, workplace, co-workers, safety... more

Augustine Peplinski interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-12

Augustine Peplinski interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-0...

Interview focuses on Gus Peplinski's experiences as an ironworker and member of Local 383 Recorded at Gus Peplinski's home, Custer, Wisconsin, July 12, 2011. Cultural Traditions of Ironworkers in America's Uppe... more

Edgar L. Smith interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-07

Edgar L. Smith interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-07

Concerns Smith's life and career as an ironworker, especially as a member of Wisconsin-based Local 383. Car and trucks whoosh by since Smith lives next to a highway, also birds twitter while enjoying feeders ne... more

Gerald Truty interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-10-19

Gerald Truty interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-10-19

Retired Local #63 iron worker Gerald "Jerry" Truty describes his background, entering iron working, important sites he worked on, working in other states, other jobs, jokes, the labor movement, and the current ... more

William Sattler interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-27

William Sattler interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-2...

William "Bill" Sattler, Iron Workers Union Local 63, discusses his background, early work as an iron worker, his career in the trade, life as union leader, memorable jobs, and also provided photographs of some ... more

Walter J. Cheney interview conducted by Margaret A. Glaser and Charlie Seemann, 2011-09-07

Walter J. Cheney interview conducted by Margaret A. Glaser and Charlie...

Interview with Walter "Bimbo" Cheney, former cowboy, now surface miner with Newmont Mining Corporation in Elko, Nevada, one of the world's largest gold mining companies. He discussed his previous occupation as ... more

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

David F. Olby interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-10-29

Interview focuses on David Olby's experiences as an ironworker, including accounts of his dad, DeWain Olby, also an ironworker, with additional accounts of deer hunting, David's work in a sawmill and doing carp... more

Harold Clausen interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-21

Harold Clausen interview conducted by James Patrick Leary, 2011-07-21

Interview with Harold "Pork" Clausen focuses on his experiences as an ironworker. His wife, Sharon, joins in at the end of the recording session. The audio interview is in two parts: file afc2011062_00168_sr01 ... more