Edwin López Interview Two, Tape 1, Side B

CENTRO: New York City Hispanic Labor Documentation Oral History Project

López begins by discussing his family life and childhood in East Harlem. He then talks about how he began his career working with unions as a "salt", a union organizer who gains information by working in a plant. López describes workign the picket line with California farm workers for three weeks with his father, an AFL-CIO union member. He talks about his work as an electrician and actively getting involved by serving on committees and acquiring leadership skills. López goes on to discuss his father and their involvement in the Santiago Iglesias Education Society.


Date
January 9, 2003, Recording date
Interviewee
Edwin López
Interviewer
Nelida Perez
Duration
31m 2.0s
Language
English
Object Type
Sound
Identifier
LABOR.ELop.2003.01.09.1b
Related Keywords
Education, Work, Labor unions, Factories
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Harry Van Arsdale, Chris Erickson, Santiago Iglesias Pantin, Paul Sanchez, Santiago Iglesias Educational Society, American Federation Of Labor And Congress Of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), Local 3-International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, City University of New York (CUNY), NYU Langone Medical Center, United Federation of Teachers
Related Places
New York (is referenced), Puerto Rico (is referenced)
Related Dates
1977, Date mentioned
Related Items
Edwin López Interview One, Tape 1, Side A
Edwin López Interview Three, Tape 2, Side A
Edwin López Interview Four, Tape 2, Side B
Citation
CENTRO: New York City Hispanic Labor Documentation Oral History Project. Edwin López Interview Two, Tape 1, Side B: LABOR.ELop.2003.01.09.1b. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 18 Sep 2019.
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