Sound recording of interview with Don Watson conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Reviews work-life and activism in Marine Cooks
and Stewards, CIO, late 1940s-early 1950s; and in ILWU, 1955-1993; remembers waterfront screening, McCarthy period; recalls
Jimmy Herman and racial integration of Local 34, early 1960s; led ILWU efforts to aid California farm workers' union movement,
1960s-1970s; Secretary-Treasurer, Northern California District Council, ILWU, 1982-1993; co-founded Bay Area Labor History
Workshop, 1980s. LARC also has a supplementary interview tape that oral historian Harvey Schwartz used in his May 2004 article
on Watson in the ILWU Dispatcher that has not been transcribed.
Retired in 1993 from Ship Clerks' Local 34, ILWU.
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