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Perry Harvey, Jr. discusses Tampa's longshoremen's union and the role of African Americans in local politics. Harvey's father, Perry Harvey, Sr., was one of the founding members of the Longshoremen's Association and served as its president for thirty-five years. Perry Jr. succeeded his father as the union's president, and also served on Tampa's City Council in the 1980s.
African American labor leaders, Interviews, African Americans, Politics and government, Florida, History
1 sound file (29 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file + ;
African American labor leaders--Interviews; African Americans--Politics and government; African Americans--Florida; African Americans--History--Florida
Oral histories, Online audio
Interview conducted May 30, 1978. Interviewed by Otis R. Anthony and members of the Black History Research Project of Tampa. Other interviewers for the Black History Research Project of Tampa were Fred Beaton, Joyce Dyer, Herbert Jones, and Shirley Smith.
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Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida oral history project
Harvey, Perry Jr.; Black History Research Project of Tampa; University of South Florida Libraries -- Florida Studies Center.|Oral History Program; and University of South Florida -- Tampa Library, "Perry Harvey, Junior" (2009). Otis R. Anthony African Americans in Florida Oral History Project. 17.