Archive ID: MC-10-10

Jesse Brown oral history interview

Date Created: 2005-07-21

Donor: Southeast Chicago Historical Society

Media Type: Oral History

Language: English


Jesse Earl Brown oral history interview conducted by 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. Jesse Brown worked at Republic Steel. The interview details his experiences and memories of his working years.” This Metropolitan Family Services oral history also identified as “MFS 2b.”

Video excerpts include:
0:00 Racism in Teaching Skills
7:16 Summing Up of Experience

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