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Sound recording of the interview with elevator worker John Noren 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. John Noren for worked for a short time as an apprentice elevator mechanic on the Golden Gate Bridge. In this interview he discusses life during the 1930s depression, his experiences in baseball, working conditions on the Golden Gate Bridge, and his thoughts on management/labor relationships.
Golden Gate Bridge (San Francisco, Calif.)--Design and construction Bridges--Design and construction--Employees Blue collar workers--United States--History--20th century Noren, John
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