|a_s1685_07_tape11||Billy Sanchez interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project||Sound||Supervisors|
Billy Sanchez interview for the Palm Beach County Folk Arts in Education Project
- Two audio cassettes. (Note on depositor agreement that interview cannot be reproduced in newspapers.) Sanchez oversees cane burning and cutting, as well as recruiting workers for a local sugar grower. His father was rancher in Cuba, who left as political exiles in the 1960s. In the interview, he discusses recruiting cane cutters in Jamaica; training workers; pay schemes; labor camps (set-up, conditions); field burning; types of workers: head pushers, ticket writers, camp supt., demonstrators; unions in Jamaica; and working conditions.