Port of Los Angeles Centennial Oral History Project | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Port of Los Angeles Centennial Oral History Project

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    Principal Investigator:
    Marifrances Trivelli
  • The Port of Los Angeles celebrated its Centennial on December 9, 2007.  As part of the Port of Los Angeles Centennial Oral History Project, these interviews feature various members of the Los Angeles Harbor Area community who were interviewed in 2007 to document different eras in Port history.

Interviewee Description Interviewer Date of Interview Location of Interview Affiliation Collection
Eze Burts

Oral history interview with Eze Burts.

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Brian Harrison

Oral history interview with Brian Harrison.

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Tony DiBernardo

Oral history interview with Tony DiBernardo.

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Fran Giacalone

Oral history interview with Fran Giacalone. 

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Roy Cootes

Oral history interview with Ray Cootes.

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Steven Cole

Oral history interview with Steven Cole. 

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Tom Warren

Oral  history interview with Tom Warren.

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Tommy Amalfitano

Oral history interview with Tommy Amalfitano.

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Mike Albano

Oral history interview with Mike Albano. 

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Joe Marino

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.

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