Carl T. Anderson oral history

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San Francisco State University. Labor Archives and Research Center
J. Paul Leonard Library, Room 460
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2014


Descriptive Summary

Title: Carl T. Anderson oral history
Dates: 1987
Collection Number: Oral History Collection
Creator/Collector: Anderson, Carl T., 1926-
Extent: 1 audio cassette
Repository: San Francisco State University. Labor Archives and Research Center
San Francisco, California 94132-1722
Abstract: Sound recording of interview with Carl T. Anderson conducted by Adah Bakalinsky. Discusses childhood in Scotland and Denmark, arrival in U.S. in 1943, and working on the construction of the Carquinez Bridge; joined Pile Drivers Union when twenty-eight years old; lifelong Socialist; describes battle over Communists in the Union; retired in 1985. Synoptic index available.
Language of Material: English

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Preferred Citation

Carl T. Anderson oral history. San Francisco State University. Labor Archives and Research Center

Acquisition Information

Interview conducted by Adah Bakalinsky, 1987.

Biography/Administrative History

Member, Pile Drivers Local 34.

Scope and Content of Collection

Sound recording of interview with Carl T. Anderson conducted by Adah Bakalinsky. Discusses childhood in Scotland and Denmark, arrival in U.S. in 1943, and working on the construction of the Carquinez Bridge; joined Pile Drivers Union when twenty-eight years old; lifelong Socialist; describes battle over Communists in the Union; retired in 1985. Synoptic index available.

Indexing Terms

Piling (Civil engineering)--United States--History.
Piling (Civil engineering)--California--History.
Pile drivers--California--Interviews.
Pile drivers--Labor unions--California.
Socialists--United States--Interviews.
Bakalinsky, Adah
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Pile Drivers, Bridge, Wharf and Dock Builders. Local Union no. 34.
Audiocassettes.
Oral histories.

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