Oral History Interview: Eugene Crowder
Crowder, Eugene, 1922- -- Autobiography.
Central Glass Co. (Wheeling, W. Va.) -- Oral Histories.
General Glass -- Oral Histories.
United States. Navy -- Oral histories.
Labor unions -- Oral histories.
This interview is one of series conducted concerning the Oral History of Appalachia. In this interview, Mr. Crowder discusses: his service in the Navy; a brief section on World War II and Japan; working for a coal company and life in a mining town; working for Central Glass Company and General Glass (where he stayed for about 40 years); African Americans in the Navy; discrimination and stereotypes; living with his grandmother (who was his legal guardian after his mother died); his family; his education; West Virginia politics & politicians; mountaintop removal mining; and other topics.