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Document Details


Title: Judy Jordan
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Rowan University. History Department
Collection: We All Got History Oral History
Description: Judy Jordan born on October 1, 1942 in the north section of Philadelphia called Kensington, a blue collar neighborhood. “It is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city of Philadelphia. It was a row house community and it was mostly of factory workers and some office workers.” Judy’s parents both quit school in the 11th grade. Her mother worked until she became pregnant with her first born, and then returned around ten years later. Her father was a supervisor of delivery for a Philadelphia department store. He lost the job after 25 years because the company was sold. He went from job to job for about 5 years. Until he started working in 7Eleven stores as a retail clerk. Judy Jordan presently a submissions specialist for a pharmaceutical company in Philadelphia. A life long resident of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Judy’s forty years work experience includes being a financial secretary, a housewife and a submissions specialist.
Extent: 10 pages
URL: http://www.rowan.edu/oralhistory/interviewSearch/displayTranscript.cfm?ID=10
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2001 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Jordan, Judy, 1942-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1-Oct-1942
Speaker place of birth: Philadelphia, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Administrator
Age at speaking: 59
Document date: 12-Nov-2001
Interviewer: McHale, Elaine M.
Historical events discussed: September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
Locations discussed: Delaware; New Jersey; North America; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Delaware; Family; Neighborhood; New Jersey; North America; Oral history; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA; September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001; United States; Work; Working class families
Topics discussed - Other terms: Delaware Valley; Working people
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0022490-23840