Tradeswomen in Portland
Workshop to archive tradeswomen's stories at Oregon Tradeswomen Inc. in November 2012
Renee Beaudoin's Oregon Tradeswomen Inc. pre-apprenticeship class.
Like many women, Evan worked in many jobs before going into the trades. She went throught the OTI pre-apprenticeship.
Allison Craig is an apprentice for Steamfitters Local 290. She went throught the OTI pre-apprenticeship.
Anjeanette Brown is a union laborer apprentice. She went throught the OTI pre-apprenticeship.
Left, Ann Zawaski, carpenter. Right, Connie Ashbrook, Director of Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc.
Kinitha Lomax is a union electrical apprentice. She went throught the OTI pre-apprenticeship.
Betty Kendall was an automotive mechanic.
Judy Campagna taught at B-Fit, an early training program for tradeswomen, and now works for Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc.
We hope to do more archiving workshops around the country, but we're ready for you to upload your photos and stories now!
Read the article, "Oregon tradeswomen archive their blue-collar career histories," by Andrea Castillo. Copy and paste the url in a new window in your browser.