The Port of Los Angeles

Interviewee Collection Sort descending Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation
Vern Hall Port of Los Angeles Centennial Oral History Project

Vernon Hall was born in San Pedro in 1936. He grew up in San Pedro, attended UCLA to study engineering, and then came back to San Pedro, where he lives today. His grandfather is Swedish, lived in Minnesota until they moved to San Pedro in 1905.  His grandfather and father were machinists who worked on ships in the harbor. 

Unknown Los Angeles, CA The Port of Los Angeles
Ron Reddick Port of Los Angeles Centennial Oral History Project

Oral history interview with Rod Reddick. 

Unknown Los Angeles, CA The Port of Los Angeles
Ron Rogers Port of Los Angeles Centennial Oral History Project

Oral history interview with Ron Rogers.

Unknown Los Angeles, CA The Port of Los Angeles
Seymour Waterman Port of Los Angeles Centennial Oral History Project

Oral history interview with Seymour Waterman. 

Unknown Los Angeles, CA The Port of Los Angeles
Emilei Noceti Port of Los Angeles Centennial Oral History Project

Oral history interview with Emilei Noceti. 

Unknown Los Angeles, CA The Port of Los Angeles
Carol Thomas Rugnetta Port of Los Angeles Centennial Oral History Project

Oral history interview with Carol Thomas Rugnetta.

Unknown Los Angeles, CA The Port of Los Angeles
Matthew Matich Port of Los Angeles Centennial Oral History Project

Oral history interview with Matthew Matich.

Unknown Los Angeles, CA The Port of Los Angeles
Joe Marino Port of Los Angeles Centennial Oral History Project

Joe Marino was born in Rockford, Illinois, in 1927.  In 1941, invited by his childhood friend Mr. LaPenta, Joe’s father decided to move to San Pedro. Joe Marino immediately began working in San Pedro as a newspaper boy, where he sold newspapers on the corner of Sixth and Beacon Street. After high school, he enlisted in the Navy. He worked as a Fisherman for a few years after his military service. Joe decided to go to college and major in education. He became a teacher and retired as a Principal from the City School District in 1987.

Unknown Los Angeles, CA The Port of Los Angeles
Angie Papadakis Port of Los Angeles Centennial Oral History Project

Oral history interview with Angie Papadakis.

Unknown Los Angeles, CA The Port of Los Angeles
Carroll Dee Brown Port of Los Angeles Centennial Oral History Project

Oral history interview with Carroll Dee Brown. 

Unknown Los Angeles, CA The Port of Los Angeles