Stories of a Workforce: Celebrating the Centennial of the Houston Ship Channel

Stories of a Workforce: Celebrating the Centennial of the Houston Ship Channel

By: Jasper, Pat, and Carl Lindahl

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Book Condition: Fine


Dust jacket illustration by John Biggers, from a painting titled, "History of the Longshoreman's Local 872." 128 pages with Glossary, Interview List, and Bibliography. Exhibition catalog of interviews and photographs documenting the 100-year history of the Houston Ship Channel (1914-2014). Signed, "Best regards, Pat" on the title page. Pat is presumably Pat Jasper, exhibition curator. From the Library of Congress: "In 2011, folklorists Pat Jasper, Director of the Houston Folklife and Traditional Arts Program at the Houston Arts Alliance, and Carl Lindahl, Martha Gano Houston Research Professor, Department of English, University of Houston received an Archie Green Fellowship to document the diverse culture of work and workers associated with the port of Houston and the Houston ship channel. Over the course of the next year, Houston Arts Alliance fieldworkers recorded more than 50 interviews with a wide variety of workers, including pilots, marine firefighters, longshoremen, tugboat operators, port engineers, union organizers, and owners of port-related businesses." Oversized book, 11 inches square. May require extra postage for expedited and international shipping.

Title: Stories of a Workforce: Celebrating the Centennial of the Houston Ship Channel

Author: Jasper, Pat, and Carl Lindahl

Categories: Texana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Houston, Texas, Houston Arts Alliance: 2014

ISBN: 0692274766

ISBN 13: 9780692274767

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 10260

Keywords: Houston Ship Channel, Centennial, Exhibition Catalog,