025 Elly Spicer – Carpenter

By admin, March 1, 2018



Elly Spicer began as an employment officer at NEW (Non Traditional Employment for Women) in the 1980s before training as a carpenter. Elly has been a carpenter in New York City for 33 years and has stayed very active in her Union, The United Brotherhood of Carpenters, particularly concerning women’s and LGBTQI+ issues.

This interview is part of a growing international archive documenting the experiences of women working in manual trades and non traditional employment.

Elly was interviewed on 01/03/2018 in Brooklyn, NY.