Héctor Uranga, Mario Galdos and Virgilio H. Sánchez
Border Labor History
Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee
Former President Local 216 Boilermakers, Darbyshire, in El Paso.
Summary of Interview
Biographical data; experiences with discrimination in Akron, Ohio and El Paso; experiences living in Juarez and problems encountered; experiences in the union and as president of the same, especially his leadership during the 1977 Darbyshire strike; subsequent problems with finding employment.
Date of Interview
Length of Interview
Length of Transcript
Interview with Melvin N. Harris by Héctor Uranga, Mario Galdos and Virgilio H. Sánchez, 1979, "Interview no. 696," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.