Albacore comming off the conveyor belt headed to the cannery.
(Photo Courtesy of the San Diego Unified Port District)
By Robert Quintana
The tuna canneries were ahead of their time. Norma Martinez,
a cannery `veteran' of 25 years, remembers exercising every morning
at the beginning of each workday at one of the plants. This was
long before it became en vogue for corporate America to install
athletic gear on rooftops.
For others the Statue of Liberty might have been hidden amidst
the heavy, pungent odor of fish. John and Marty Cota recall a
place where persons of Mexican, Italian, Japanese and Anglo descent
all worked together like a championship baseball team. Diversity
was a reality not a goal. And when someone was down, hurt, or
was struck with some kind of tragedy, the others would pitch in
any way they could. The `familia' was there.To
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