Rose M. Santana Oral History Interview Edit

Summary

Identifier
2003OH08

Dates

  • 2003-08-06 (Creation)
  • 1960 – 2003 (Event)

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  • 1.00 Items (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    Santana, whose parents came from Puerto Rico, grew up in Lebanon, PA, the only Hispanic family in their neighborhood.  Discusses  schooling in Lebanon; family life; religion and work experiences at Head Start, Fort Indiantown Gap and the Spanish Center before employed by Hershey Chocolate Factory in 1989.

    Describes various shifts; Kiss Department work environment; being a supervisor, impact of Chocolate factory automation; relationships with co-workers and management; ethnic groups in factory; safety precautions.

    Discusses her union involvement; familiarity with current union contracts; being a union steward; women’s role in the union; union activities; 2002 strike.

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    Unrestricted

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