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Tom Faul, Jr. oral history interview, May 16, 2019

 Item — othertype: Oral History
Identifier: L2019-11_FaulT_20190516

Scope and Contents

Interviewed by Lisa Vallen. In this interview, Faul describes his early life and career as a machinist and his education. He discusses his work with Local 126, describes significant events and negotiations in his career and reminisces about the best and worst aspects of working for a labor union. He also describes labor union demonstrations which he helped organize and participated in.


  • Creation: May 16, 2019


Restrictions on Access

Oral history available for research.

Biographical Note

Tom Faul, Jr. was born in 1941 in Chicago. After finishing high school, he married his sweetheart and took a job with the Cooke County highway department working on trucks for 17 years. After that he served as business agent in his local union 126 for 32 years. His work included being the machinist foreman at the Cooke County Hospital but also organizing and managing labor union activities, including negotiations.


1 item(s) (audio/video (2:34:09 duration))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

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