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Hammering it Out


These photos are stills from the film Hammering It Out (2000), a film about the Century Freeway Consent decree in Los Angeles.


Greg Williams (CSUDH)
Vivian Price (CSUDH)

Items in the Hammering it Out Collection

Denise Johnson, union ironworker
Denise Johnson went through the Century freeway Training Program, and participated in the Women's Employment Program in Los Angeles. She became a union ironworker apprentice. One of the places she worked was the Manadalay Bay in Las Vegas, where she…

Luz b. Figueroa, Truck Driver
Luz was interviewed for Hammering It Out, the film about the Century Freeway Women's Employment Program.

Bobbi Robinson, Union Cement Mason
Bobbi learned how to lay cement from her father-in-law when she lived in New Orleans. She came out to Los Angeles, and soon found that it wasn't easy for a woman to find a job on a construction site. But when she encountered the Century Freeway…