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Document Details


Title: Red Carey
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive
Collection: Labor History: Oil Workers
Description: Ivan ""Red"" Carey described himself as a ""boomer."" He worked in oil booms in southern California during the 1920s and 1930s. When he couldn't find an oil related job, he took other temporary work to support himself and his wife. After World War II, he did maintenance work for Long Beach Oil Development until that consortium laid him off before he could qualify for a pension.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Carey, Ivan (Red)
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Oil field employee; Oil refinery worker
Document date: Undated
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Arizona; California; North America; Phoenix, AZ; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Arizona; California; North America; Oil fields; Oil industries; Oil industries--Employees; Oil industry workers; Oral history; Phoenix, AZ; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
ASP release: 2007-01
Document code: OHI0035193-38760