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Reminiscences of Danny Doyle : oral history, 2003.

Creator: Doyle, Danny
Project: September 11, 2001 telling lives oral history project:
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 52 p. sound recordings: 2 sound discs (144 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Ironworker.

Scope and Contents

Born Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NY; education: studies at Staten Island Community College; career: ironworker, elected to District Council of the New York Vicinity for Local 40 union, teacher of basic blueprint reading at Apprentice School; 9/11: working on AOL building, superintendent calling over radio, silence in streets, walking over 59th St. Bridge, media coverage, decision to work on site; post-9/11: work as foreman at World Trade Center [WTC], recovery of bodies, working conditions, interactions with police and fire fighters, psychological effects of WTC work, discussion of media recognition of ironworkers, union-organized therapy workshops, impact on family, thoughts on the importance of unionization.

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