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Timothy Charles Harris interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-11-16

Timothy Charles Harris interview conducted by Betsy Peterson, 2011-11-...

Timothy Charles Harris made a career for himself as a business agent and a longshoreman. He remembers watching his father work at the waterfront of the Port of Houston and being attracted to the career when he ... more

Rivers Aristide Patout interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2010-07-26

Rivers Aristide Patout interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2010-07-26

Father Rivers Patout, chaplain and Catholic priest, talked to Pat Jasper about setting up the first secular Seafarers Center to provide seafarers with a better quality of life. He discusses learning about seafa... more

Jake Delhomme interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-10-24

Jake Delhomme interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-10-24

This is a short interview done at the "rail" while watching horses train in the early morning hours at the Evangeline Training Center. It is mainly a description of Jake Delhomme's perspectives on current thoro... more

Mark Henry interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-01-17

Mark Henry interview conducted by Pat Jasper, 2012-01-17

Mark Henry talks about his career as a boatman, lineworker and dockworker on the Houston waterfront. He discusses what the job entails, the hazards of the job, added security after 9/11, and the flexible work t... more

Robert L. Thompson interview conducted by Harold L. Dodd, 2012-09-10

Robert L. Thompson interview conducted by Harold L. Dodd, 2012-09-10

Robert L. Thompson talks to Harold Dodd about his work 26 years of work as a Houston. He started on tugboats at Patton Barge Lines and eventually became vice-president of the company. He served several terms ... more

Saul Castellanos interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-09-02

Saul Castellanos interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-09-02

This interview was held in the stable area of Mark Hennig Racing with one of Mark Hennig's assistant trainers, Saul Castellanos. He spoke about his journey from Mexico as a young adult and his role today as an ... more

Oran Trahan interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-10-24

Oran Trahan interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2012-10-24

Oran Trahan is a trainer from Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, who has devoted his life to horse racing. He talks about Louisiana and the culture of horse racing in the state, especially in Cajun communities. Recor... more

Wiley Shirey interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-10-24

Wiley Shirey interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-10-24

Wiley Shirey is a retired land developer who now trains horses for his wife, who is registered as the owner. This is a short interview which focuses on the finances of training. He also speaks of his long time ... more

George R. Arnold interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-08-30

George R. Arnold interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-08-30

An interview with horse trainer, George "Rusty" Arnold outside of his training stables at the Saratoga Racetrack. Besides his biography, the interview includes Arnold's thoughts about luck, the future of horse ... more

Mary Rawls interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Juliana M. Nykolaiszyn, 2011-06-13

Mary Rawls interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Juliana M. ...

Mary Frazier Rawls, born in 1927, shared experiences of her life-long circus career. She began trouping with her parents at a young age and would go on to perform on the high wire for much of her career. Mary t... more

Mary Rawls interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Juliana M. Nykolaiszyn, 2011-06-30

Mary Rawls interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Juliana M. ...

Mary Frazier Rawls, born in 1927, shared experiences of her life-long circus career. She began trouping with her parents at a young age and would go on to perform on the high wire for much of her career. Mary t... more

William McGleam interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-26

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

William "Bill" McGleam, IWU Local 63, talks about his background, his start as an iron worker, his career in the trade, labor unions, important building sites, and changes in the trade. The Local IWU 63 headqua... more

Robert Ledwith interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-08-13

Robert Ledwith interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-08-13

Ledwith is the business manager for IWU #46 in New York City. During the interview, we discuss his personal background, entry into the iron trade, the history of the Local and iron workers in New York City, his... 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

Brian Diskin interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-08-14

Brian Diskin interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-08-14

Brian Diskin, business manager for IWU Local #380, reviews his personal background, his history as an iron worker, his union activities, the current state of the trade, and Local #380, as well as the iron worke... 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

Roy Williams interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-20

Roy Williams interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-20

Roy Williams from IWU Local #63 discusses his background and family history, entrance to the iron worker trade, his career as an iron worker, and his time as a labor official, as well as safety and changes in t... more

Henry Arnold Martens interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-26

Henry Arnold Martens interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011...

Two interviews were done with Henry "Bud" Martens. Both were recorded on July 26, 2011. Part 1 (38:39) is longer and more general and concerns his upbringing, early iron worker career, welding, the trade, and s... more

Gordon W. Miller interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-10-20

Gordon W. Miller interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-10-20

Interview with Gordon Miller, miner and former truck driver. He talked about former jobs as truck driver before going to work for Barrick Goldstrike, driving trucks and operating a variety of large machinery in... more

Richard Rowe interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-08

Richard Rowe interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-08

Richard Rowe, a business agent for Iron Workers Union (IWU) Local #63, discusses his background, his entrance into the iron working trade, his involvement in the IWU, labor history, and the current state of org... more

Henry Lichte interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-20

Henry Lichte interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-20

Henry Lichte was one of the older iron workers interviewed for this project. He recounts his personal background in the city, his career as an iron worker, and some commentary on particular building sites in th... 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

Jillian Jones interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum, 2011-06-15

Jillian Jones interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum, 2011-06-15

Jill Jones, a 1995 graduate of Hugo High School in Hugo, Oklahoma, shared her memories of attending school with children involved with the town's circus community. Jill also explained how she came to work in th... 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

Michael Richards interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-08-13

Michael Richards interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-08-...

Richards reviews his own background and his entrance into the trade, iron working in California, working as an organizer in Oklahoma, teaching iron workers, his dad, and music. This interview was conducted at t... 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

Walter Ritch interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-20

Walter Ritch interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-20

Wally Ritch is a retired ironworker from Local 63, who also leads the retirees club for the Local. In the interview, we cover his background, his entrance in the trade, his career, changes in safety, and his vi... more

Al Bass and Craig Satalic interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-11-22

Al Bass and Craig Satalic interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker,...

Craig Satalic and Al Bass, both officials for Iron Workers Union (IWU) Local 1, review their entrance into and history in the trade, the importance of the union, the apprenticeship program, labor relations in C... more

Shahzad Hafeez interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-09

Shahzad Hafeez interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-09

Shahzad Hafeez is from Pakistan. He discusses being trained as an engineer and becoming a hairdresser in the United States. He talks about the difference of Indian hair compared to European hair and how Indian ... 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

Gail Bruno interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-13

Gail Bruno interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-13

Gail has a home salon in upstate New York. She has been doing hair for over fifty years. She has a bubbly personality and loves to talk. She is still working at almost seventy-years-old. Most of her clients are... more

Folosade Bey Al-Rasul and Nzinga Foreman-Bey interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-24

Folosade Bey Al-Rasul and Nzinga Foreman-Bey interview conducted by Ca...

Nzinga and Folosade are sisters who work out of their family home in Philadelphia. They were trained by master braider Yvette Smalls. They specialize in traditional African hair styling and they have developed ... more

Lawrence Freeman interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-15

Lawrence Freeman interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-15

Freeman has been doing hair for about forty years. His clients include Farrah Fawcett, Halston, Debbie Harry, Olympia Dukakis, and Eartha Kitt. His salon is in Provincetown, Massachusetts, a small town in the n... more

Juan Salcido Sanchez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-12

Juan Salcido Sanchez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-1...

Juan Salcido Sanchez is a groom who works for Kieran McLaughlin, a trainer for the Darley Farms. The interviewee speaks about migration from Mexico, pride of work, wages, and the role of family. The interview p... more

Roderick Buhacevich interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-16

Roderick Buhacevich interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-16

Ben Buhacevich is an outrider working at Tampa Bay Downs. He talks about the role of an outrider and his own work. He also discusses the bond that he has with his horses. Recorded at the Tampa Bay Downs Race Tr... more

Robert Paterno interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-17

Robert Paterno interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-17

An interview with Robert "Bob" Paterno, who works as a "pony person" at the Tampa Bay Downs Racetrack. He talks about the daily routines in the backstretch, and gives his thoughts on training, on horses, and on... 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

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

Annie Smith interview conducted by Helen Marie Moss, 2014-11-21

Annie Smith interview conducted by Helen Marie Moss, 2014-11-21

Annie Smith describes her experiences as a home care worker and how she became active in the union. She also mentions her experiences working as a waitress at the "Southern Tea Room" in Mississippi in the 1960s... 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

Sally K. Cumberworth interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2014-12-16

Sally K. Cumberworth interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 201...

Interview with Sally Cumberworth about her career as a home care worker. She talks about how she got into health care as a divorced mother of five; skills and abilities that good health care workers must have; ... 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

Rebecca Sandoval interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Sonia De La Cruz, 2014-12-16

Rebecca Sandoval interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Soni...

Interview with Rebecca Sandoval about her work as a home care worker. Spoke about previous jobs and how caring for her grandmother and then her own companion led her to become a profession care giver. Speaks ab... 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

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

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

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

Roy Williams interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-20

Roy Williams interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-20

Roy Williams from IWU Local #63 discusses his background and family history, entrance to the iron worker trade, his career as an iron worker, and his time as a labor official, as well as safety and changes in t... 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

Gordon W. Miller interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-10-20

Gordon W. Miller interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-10-20

Interview with Gordon Miller, miner and former truck driver. He talked about former jobs as truck driver before going to work for Barrick Goldstrike, driving trucks and operating a variety of large machinery in... 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

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

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

Al Bass and Craig Satalic interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-11-22

Al Bass and Craig Satalic interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker,...

Craig Satalic and Al Bass, both officials for Iron Workers Union (IWU) Local 1, review their entrance into and history in the trade, the importance of the union, the apprenticeship program, labor relations in C... more

Robert Ledwith interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-08-13

Robert Ledwith interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-08-13

Ledwith is the business manager for IWU #46 in New York City. During the interview, we discuss his personal background, entry into the iron trade, the history of the Local and iron workers in New York City, his... more

Jillian Jones interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum, 2011-06-15

Jillian Jones interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum, 2011-06-15

Jill Jones, a 1995 graduate of Hugo High School in Hugo, Oklahoma, shared her memories of attending school with children involved with the town's circus community. Jill also explained how she came to work in th... more

William McGleam interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-26

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

William "Bill" McGleam, IWU Local 63, talks about his background, his start as an iron worker, his career in the trade, labor unions, important building sites, and changes in the trade. The Local IWU 63 headqua... more

Richard Rowe interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-08

Richard Rowe interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-08

Richard Rowe, a business agent for Iron Workers Union (IWU) Local #63, discusses his background, his entrance into the iron working trade, his involvement in the IWU, labor history, and the current state of org... 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

Michael Richards interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-08-13

Michael Richards interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-08-...

Richards reviews his own background and his entrance into the trade, iron working in California, working as an organizer in Oklahoma, teaching iron workers, his dad, and music. This interview was conducted at t... more

Brian Diskin interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-08-14

Brian Diskin interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-08-14

Brian Diskin, business manager for IWU Local #380, reviews his personal background, his history as an iron worker, his union activities, the current state of the trade, and Local #380, as well as the iron worke... more

Walter Ritch interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-20

Walter Ritch interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-20

Wally Ritch is a retired ironworker from Local 63, who also leads the retirees club for the Local. In the interview, we cover his background, his entrance in the trade, his career, changes in safety, and his vi... more

Henry Lichte interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-20

Henry Lichte interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-20

Henry Lichte was one of the older iron workers interviewed for this project. He recounts his personal background in the city, his career as an iron worker, and some commentary on particular building sites in th... more

Mary Rawls interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Juliana M. Nykolaiszyn, 2011-06-13

Mary Rawls interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Juliana M. ...

Mary Frazier Rawls, born in 1927, shared experiences of her life-long circus career. She began trouping with her parents at a young age and would go on to perform on the high wire for much of her career. Mary t... more

Henry Arnold Martens interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-26

Henry Arnold Martens interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011...

Two interviews were done with Henry "Bud" Martens. Both were recorded on July 26, 2011. Part 1 (38:39) is longer and more general and concerns his upbringing, early iron worker career, welding, the trade, and s... more

Mary Rawls interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Juliana M. Nykolaiszyn, 2011-06-30

Mary Rawls interview conducted by Tanya Ducker Finchum and Juliana M. ...

Mary Frazier Rawls, born in 1927, shared experiences of her life-long circus career. She began trouping with her parents at a young age and would go on to perform on the high wire for much of her career. Mary t... more

Shahzad Hafeez interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-09

Shahzad Hafeez interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-09

Shahzad Hafeez is from Pakistan. He discusses being trained as an engineer and becoming a hairdresser in the United States. He talks about the difference of Indian hair compared to European hair and how Indian ... more

Gail Bruno interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-13

Gail Bruno interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-13

Gail has a home salon in upstate New York. She has been doing hair for over fifty years. She has a bubbly personality and loves to talk. She is still working at almost seventy-years-old. Most of her clients are... 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

Folosade Bey Al-Rasul and Nzinga Foreman-Bey interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-24

Folosade Bey Al-Rasul and Nzinga Foreman-Bey interview conducted by Ca...

Nzinga and Folosade are sisters who work out of their family home in Philadelphia. They were trained by master braider Yvette Smalls. They specialize in traditional African hair styling and they have developed ... more

Lawrence Freeman interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-15

Lawrence Freeman interview conducted by Candacy Taylor, 2012-08-15

Freeman has been doing hair for about forty years. His clients include Farrah Fawcett, Halston, Debbie Harry, Olympia Dukakis, and Eartha Kitt. His salon is in Provincetown, Massachusetts, a small town in the n... more

Robert Paterno interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-17

Robert Paterno interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-17

An interview with Robert "Bob" Paterno, who works as a "pony person" at the Tampa Bay Downs Racetrack. He talks about the daily routines in the backstretch, and gives his thoughts on training, on horses, and on... more

Juan Salcido Sanchez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-12

Juan Salcido Sanchez interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-1...

Juan Salcido Sanchez is a groom who works for Kieran McLaughlin, a trainer for the Darley Farms. The interviewee speaks about migration from Mexico, pride of work, wages, and the role of family. The interview p... more

Roderick Buhacevich interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-16

Roderick Buhacevich interview conducted by Ellen E. McHale, 2013-02-16

Ben Buhacevich is an outrider working at Tampa Bay Downs. He talks about the role of an outrider and his own work. He also discusses the bond that he has with his horses. Recorded at the Tampa Bay Downs Race Tr... 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

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

Annie Smith interview conducted by Helen Marie Moss, 2014-11-21

Annie Smith interview conducted by Helen Marie Moss, 2014-11-21

Annie Smith describes her experiences as a home care worker and how she became active in the union. She also mentions her experiences working as a waitress at the "Southern Tea Room" in Mississippi in the 1960s... more

Sally K. Cumberworth interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 2014-12-16

Sally K. Cumberworth interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel, 201...

Interview with Sally Cumberworth about her career as a home care worker. She talks about how she got into health care as a divorced mother of five; skills and abilities that good health care workers must have; ... 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

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

Rebecca Sandoval interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Sonia De La Cruz, 2014-12-16

Rebecca Sandoval interview conducted by Michael Robert Bussel and Soni...

Interview with Rebecca Sandoval about her work as a home care worker. Spoke about previous jobs and how caring for her grandmother and then her own companion led her to become a profession care giver. Speaks ab... 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

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

Gordon W. Miller interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-10-20

Gordon W. Miller interview conducted by Charlie Seemann, 2011-10-20

Interview with Gordon Miller, miner and former truck driver. He talked about former jobs as truck driver before going to work for Barrick Goldstrike, driving trucks and operating a variety of large machinery in... more

Richard Rowe interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-08

Richard Rowe interview conducted by Clark Douglas Halker, 2011-07-08

Richard Rowe, a business agent for Iron Workers Union (IWU) Local #63, discusses his background, his entrance into the iron working trade, his involvement in the IWU, labor history, and the current state of org... 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