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Reminiscences of Alice Ip : oral history, 2004.

Creator: Ip, Alice, 1949-
Project: September 11, 2001 telling lives oral history project:
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 31 p. sound recording: 1 sound disc (72 min.) : digital ; 3 in.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Business Agent and Community Liaison Director, UNITE.

Scope and Contents

Background: born Hong Kong, immigration to U.S. 1976; career: garment industry worker and union activist, shop steward for UNITE [Union of Needle Trades, Industrial and Textile Employees]; 1982 garment workers strike; 9/11: witnessing North Tower fire and South Tower impact from Fulton Street; post-9/11: challenges to garment industry, role of Buddhism.

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