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Document Details


Title: Anita Castro
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive
Collection: Labor History: Garment Workers
Description: Anita Muretta Andrade Castro became one of the first Spanish speaking women organizers in the ILGWU in Los Angeles. She became active in the union during the drive leading up to the industry-wide general strike of 1934, and was named to the Executive Board (under the name Anita Andrade). She remained active in the union as an organizer and a business agent, working particularly closely with the Spanish-speaking workers, until her retirement in 1972.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Castro, Anita Muretta Andrade
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker place of birth: Montenegro; Europe
Speaker occupation: Union offical; Union organizer
Document date: Undated
Locations discussed: Argentina; California; Europe; Los Angeles, CA; Montenegro; North America; South America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Argentina; California; Europe; Labor unions; Labor unions--Officials and employees; Labor unions--Organizing; Los Angeles, CA; Montenegro; North America; Oral history; South America; United States
ASP release: 2007-01
Document code: OHI0035173-38741