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Document Details


Title: Jack Sheehan
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Rowan University. History Department
Collection: We All Got History Oral History
Description: interviewed Jack at his home on November 21, 2001. He worked at Philadelphia Electric for 38 years while raising his large family. He resides in Stratford, NJ with his wife. He and his wife raised 10 children with him as the sole provider. He worked as a Steamfitter for 35 years and had interesting stories about how the times changed while he worked at Philadelphia Electric. In the following interview, he talks about his childhood, his education, the concerns of raising a large family, and his working experience at Philadelphia Electric.
Extent: 23 pages
URL: http://www.rowan.edu/oralhistory/interviewSearch/displayTranscript.cfm?ID=29
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2001 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Sheehan, Jack, 1928-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 14-Jul-1928
Speaker place of birth: Philadelphia, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Foreman
Age at speaking: 73
Document date: 21-Nov-2001
Interviewer: Whalen, Erin
Locations discussed: Delaware; New Jersey; North America; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Delaware; Family; New Jersey; North America; Oral history; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA; United States; Work; Work environment; Working class families
Topics discussed - Other terms: Delaware Valley; Steamfitting; Working people
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0022483-23829