School Food Services Manager
Department of Education
For a decade, Ms. Watson Alleyne has been a Food Services Manager and has been employed by the Board of Education for 20 years. She has been a shop steward for 1 year. She was raised to speak her mind and fight for what is right and encourages managers to excel.
Hercules Cornish went to work for the Housing Authority as a caretaker J in 1952 and retired 24 years later as a stores worker. He died the year following this interview, which was conducted in June 1999.
Originally I was from Harlem, but when I came out of the service in 1945 my wife had moved to the Bronx, so I moved there, too. I went to work for the New York City Housing Authority in 1952.