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Noulett, Ron oral history interview

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Interviewee: Noulett, Ron
Contributor: Hall, Peter V.
Interviews conducted 29 Jan 2013 and 6 May 2015Ron Noullett is a retired longshoreman and member of International Longshoremen’s & Warehousemen’s Union (ILWU) Local 502 who mostly worked in New Westminster and Surrey. In 1962, at age 16, Noullett began working as a longshoreman, and attained union membership after 10 years as a casual. Although he retired in 2011, Noullett still remains active in the union on various caucuses and committees, and currently is a part of an education committee teaching new Local 502 members about the history of the union. Throughout the interview he speaks highly of about his experience working on the waterfront. Noullett states that he worked everywhere throughout his whole career, in the interview he mentions Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT), Overseas Transport, Delta rice mills, and Fraser Surrey Docks.
Interview with Ron Noullett, 29 Jan 2013
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