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Banana Boats

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Subject Source: Local sources

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Archie William Birchwood Oral History, November 30, 2009

 File — Box Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box, Folder: 09.0165-Folder 002
Identifier: 002
Scope and Contents This oral history describes Birchwood's time in the Merchant Marines Service and with the U.S. Border Patrol. He outlines various trips to Europe, South America, and Central America. He details various stories of working in banana boats, catching illegal immigrants, working on a cargo ship, and traveling to Guantanamo Naval Base and the Panama Canal. Some of the locations mentioned within this oral history include Miami, Tampa, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Washington, El Paso, Boston, Cuba, and Aruba.
Dates: November 30, 2009