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Oral History Collection (2012)
RepositoryIronbound Environmental Justice History and Resource Center
Size6 DVD's
Collection Description
The IEJHRC is creating a series of oral history interviews with Ironbound community activists. Interviews cover both the subjects' early lives and their later involvement in environmental campaigns. The collection is open; interviews collected to date are:

Trina Paulus, author of "Hope for the Flowers," and activist in the Ironbound Committee against Toxic Waste (ICATW) (DVD #25, Nov 2012)

Robert Cartwright, former Ironbound Community Corporation (ICC) staff person, primary researcher for the ICATW, producer of "Ironbound Voices" newspaper (DVD #26, Nov. 2012)

Dr. Ana Baptista, Ironbound native, Director of the Environmental Justice Program of the ICC (DVD #27, Nov 2012)

Michael Gordon, lawyer for the ICATW, represented the community in the dioxin case (DVD #28, Nov 2012)

Lito Miranda, Ballantine Brewery worker, active in the campaign to save Riverbank Park (DVD #29)

Informal interviews on the occasion of the opening of the IEJHRC, with Kim Shafer, June Kruszewski, Matt Krautheim, Joe Nardone, Arnold Cohen, Michael Gordon, et al. (DVD #30, Jan 2012)
FormatsDigital materials; Moving images
SubjectsLaw / Lawyers / Courts; Medicine / Public Health; Women's History
Time Period21st Century
Access policyOpen for research