Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
Sound recording of interview with Robert "Red" Alexander conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Describes boat building in military, World War II; master boat builder for Pacific Dry Dock/Crowley Maritime in East Bay, 1950-1979; traces great changes in shipbuilding over time; master model ship builder whose replicas are widely known in maritime circles.
Sound recording of interview with Carl T. Anderson conducted by Adah Bakalinsky. Discusses childhood in Scotland and Denmark, arrival in U.S. in 1943, and working on the construction of the Carquinez Bridge; joined Pile Drivers Union when twenty-eight years old; lifelong Socialist; describes battle over Communists in the Union; retired in 1985.
Sound recording of interview with Arthur K. Bierman conducted by Peter Carroll. Describes his role in organizing opposition to the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) in 1959-1960; faculty union organizing (American Federation of Teachers) at San Francisco State University in 1952-1968; and offers a detailed look into the 1968-1969 student and faculty strike at San Francisco State.
Sound recording of interview with Carol Cuénod conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Topics include insightful reflections on politically active mother, Left politics in California during 1940s-1950s, California Labor School, and International Longshore and Warehouse Union.
Sound recording of interview with Dorothy Elizabeth "Betty" De Losada conducted by Lynn Bonfield. Interview focuses on friendship with Nikki Bridges Flynn, wife of ILWU leader Harry Bridges.
Sound recording of interview with Fred D. Fletcher (b. 1920) conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Gives his recollections of the San Francisco Examiner and News-Call Bulletin merger of 1965 and the San Francisco newspaper strike of 1968.
Sound recording of interview with Terry Green conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Recalls student life at UC Berkeley and part-time waterfront work, 1938-1941; Left politics in East Bay, 1940s to early 1990s; serving as steward in Office and Professional Employees Union, CIO, 1945-1950; and activist career and work-life in Local 6, 1950-1984.
Sound recording of interview with Stanley Lathen conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Central figure in labor movement of Vallejo, California, World War II until retirement, 1968; organizer for Vallejo Plasterers Union, early 1930s to 1941; in 1941 revitalized Retail Store Employees Union Local 373 of Solano and Napa counties; led Local 373 for twenty-seven years; greatly expanded local's membership and influence while taking central role in civic affairs and Democratic Party politics.
Sound recording of interview with Richard Liebes conducted by Adah Bakalinsky. Describes his work with the War Labor Board during World War II, his four decades with the SEIU, and the first Kaiser strike in 1968.