Howard Zinn oral history interview


Howard Zinn oral history interview
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Howard Zinn oral history interview
Howard Zinn oral history interview
Brooklyn Navy Yard
December 8 2008
In this oral history, Howard discusses his family background and his path to working at Brooklyn Navy Yard. He details his work as an apprentice shipfitter, and working conditions that he and other shipbuilders faced. Howard further offers insight into his salary and commuting experience, his work in organizing the apprentices’ basketball team, and witnessing a workplace accident. Finally, he provides an overview of his early activism, and describes the segregation on the Yard and in the workers’ unions.
51m 54s
Howard Zinn, Interview, National Home Front Project, Washington College, Chestertown Maryland.
Interview was recorded by Daniella Romano through the Brooklyn Navy Yard for the Starr Center of the American Experience National Homefront Project. 
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, NA [40.6501,-73.94958] [id:5110302]