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Russo, Gene, 1935-



  • Existence: 1935-

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Gene Russo collection

Identifier: L1998-02

The Gene Russo collection, 1998, includes printed materials regarding the work of the Communications Workers of America, District 3.

Dates: 1955, 1970, circa 1994

Gene Russo oral history interview, January 24 and 31, 2006

 Item — Othertype Oral History: Series Series A: ; Series Series B:; Series Series C: ; Series Series D: ; Series Series E: ; Series Series F: ; Series Series G: ; Series Series H: ; Series Series I: ; Series Series J: ; Series Series K: ; Series Series L: ; Series Series M: ; Series Series N: ; Series Series P: ; Series Series Q: ; Series Series R: ; Series I; Series II; Series III; Series IV; Series L2006-08; Series L2005-23; Series L2008-07
Identifier: L2006-07
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Phil LaPorte: Russo speaks at some length about his experiences as an Italian-American Catholic growing up in the World War II era in New Jersey. He goes on to recall his life as a young man in Miami, including the strange circumstances under which his family moved to Miami, and the beginning of his career with Southern Bell. He discusses in detail his work as a cable splicer’s helper and gives his perspective on the violent, 72-day CWA strike of 1955. Russo then talks about...
Dates: January 24 and 31, 2006

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