Archive ID: MC-10-9

George Taylor oral history interview

Date Created: 2005-07-21

Donor: Southeast Chicago Historical Society

Media Type: Oral History

Language: English


George Taylor oral history interview conducted by Museum Director Rod Sellers. “Rod Sellers is a volunteer with the Metropolitan Family Services and Southeast Chicago Historical Society participating with the Successful Aging in Caring Communities Project to collect oral histories from area residents who worked in local steel mills. The interview was conducted at the Southeast Historical Museum. George Taylor worked at Republic Steel later called LTV Steel. The interview details his experiences and memories of his working years.” This Metropolitan Family Services oral history also identified as “MFS 6c.”

Video excerpts include:
-Last Steel Rolled at Republic 0:00
-Photos from Union Events 1:42
-Racial Discrimination in Mills 3:53

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Mills   Republic   Steel Industry   Steel Labor   1980 - Present (Deindustrialization)   Other/Unknown   African-American   Oral History