Martha Feuer: Depression, Working, Unions

Part two of an interview with Martha Feuer as part of Documenting Social History, an oral history project produced by Communications for Change with students at City Colleges of Chicago.

00:14Copy video clip URL “Martha Feuer: Part 1: Working Woman, Union Organizer. Part II: Scandinavian Immigrants.” “Interviewed by: Michelle Feuer Taped & Edited By: Gale Green”

00:35Copy video clip URL Opens on Martha Feuer talking about working and college. She speaks about her father’s employment. She talks about her own jobs, and the lack of labor laws. She talks about the emergence of unions. She talks about art that she made and portraits she did for people. Some still photos of her art. She talks about women working. They talk about the ethnic make-up of the area. She speaks about Humboldt Park. She talks about speaking Danish. 

20:45Copy video clip URL Clip of a man speaking about home financial failure at a conference. He talks about loans and credit from the perspective of financial institutions. He speaks about property value deterioration in certain neighborhoods of Chicago. 

32:58Copy video clip URL Tape ends. 




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