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Evan C. "Slim" Lambert Oral History

Wed, 08/19/2020 - 21:00
Sound recording of the interview with laborer Slim Lambert 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. Slim Lambert moved to San Francisco where he worked as a laborer on both the Bay and Golden Gate Bridges. In this interview Lambert provides a firsthand account of the February 1937 net accident in which ten Golden Gate Bridge workers were killed. He survived the fall, and attempted to save Fred Dummatzen.

Evan C. ""Slim"" Lambert Oral History

Wed, 08/12/2020 - 21:00
Sound recording of the interview with laborer Slim Lambert 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. Slim Lambert moved to San Francisco where he worked as a laborer on both the Bay and Golden Gate Bridges. In this interview Lambert provides a firsthand account of the February 1937 net accident in which ten Golden Gate Bridge workers were killed. He survived the fall, and attempted to save Fred Dummatzen.

Picket line in front of Teamsters building, Los Angeles, Calif., United Farm Workers (UFW)

Sun, 03/08/2020 - 21:00
Part of a series of photos taken during a picket at Teamsters office building in Los Angeles, Calif.

Group of men shaking hands on sidewalk, Los Angeles, Calif., United Farm Workers (UFW)

Sun, 03/08/2020 - 21:00
Part of a series of photos taken during a picket at Teamsters office building in Los Angeles, Calif.

Woman holding clippers, Coachella, Calif., United Farm Workers (UFW)

Sun, 03/08/2020 - 21:00
Part of a series of photos taken during a strike in Coachella, Calif.

Demonstrators in march against Proposition 22, San Francisco, Calif., United Farm Workers (UFW)

Sun, 03/08/2020 - 21:00
Proposition 22 was a grower-backed farm labor initiative, which was defeated in November, 1972.

Wayne ""Chris"" Hartmire smiling in crowd picketing in front of Teamsters building, Los Angeles, Calif., United Farm Workers (UFW)

Sun, 03/08/2020 - 21:00
Wayne ""Chris"" Hartmire was Director of California Migrant Ministry.Part of a series of photos taken during a picket of Teamsters office building in Los Angeles, Calif.

Man holding picket sign, Los Angeles, Calif., United Farm Workers (UFW)

Sun, 03/08/2020 - 21:00
Part of a series of photos taken during a picket at Teamsters office building in Los Angeles, Calif.

Cesar Chavez leading march against Proposition 22, San Francisco, Calif., United Farm Workers (UFW)

Sun, 03/08/2020 - 21:00
Proposition 22 was a grower-backed farm labor initiative, which was defeated in November, 1972.