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Sound recording of the interview with laborer Slim Lambert conducted by Harvey Schwartz. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the building of the Golden Gate Bridge, the Labor Archives received a grant from the California Council for the Humanities to conduct interviews with nine bridge workers, two wives of bridge workers, and two nurses who cared for workers hurt on the job. Slim Lambert moved to San Francisco where he worked as a laborer on both the Bay and Golden Gate Bridges. In this interview Lambert provides a firsthand account of the February 1937 net accident in which ten Golden Gate Bridge workers were killed. He survived the fall, and attempted to save Fred Dummatzen.
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Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, Calif.)--Design and construction Bridges--Design and construction--Employees Blue collar workers--United States--History--20th century Lambert, Evan C Dummatzen, Fred
San Francisco (Calif.)
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