Kathy Andrade Interview Three, Tape 2, Side A

CENTRO: New York City Hispanic Labor Documentation Oral History Project

Andrade discusses how she initially got involved in unions working as a union colonizer (an underground union organizer) in different non-union manufacturing companies in New York and Florida. She also talks about how she became more involved in union activities in the early 1950s, including fighting for immigration reform and establishing social and recreational programs through the union.


Date
December 11, 1998, Recording date
Interviewee
Kathy Andrade
Duration
29m 15.0s
Language
English
Object Type
Sound
Identifier
LABOR.KAnd.1998.12.11.2a
Related Keywords
Labor unions, Social clubs, Politics
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Jay Mazer, Fidel Castro, Al Kera, Nick Bonano, Gay Pressman, Andrew Clayton Powell, Jr., Herbert Hill, William Fitts Ryan, Gus Tyler, AVON, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU), Columbia University
Related Places
Cuba (is referenced), Miami, FL (is referenced), New Jersey (is referenced), Ellis Island (is referenced)
Related Dates
1950 – 1955, Date mentioned
Related Items
Kathy Andrade Interview One, Tape 1, Side A
Kathy Andrade Interview Two, Tape 1, Side B
Kathy Andrade Interview Four, Tape 2, Side B
Kathy Andrade Interview Five, Tape 3, Side B
Kathy Andrade Interview Six, Tape 3, Side A
Citation
CENTRO: New York City Hispanic Labor Documentation Oral History Project. Kathy Andrade Interview Three, Tape 2, Side A: LABOR.KAnd.1998.12.11.2a. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 16 Oct 2019.
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