Get a job, hippie! (George!)

26 Jul

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(A long while back, when  we finally got settled into real jobs in Australia, George made up a list of all the jobs he has had in his peripatetic career. While cleaning out all our drawers getting ready for our tenant, he found the list. Here it is! He has added to the list his more recent working experiences. What follows are G’s comments)

My current job is retirement. As best as I can reconstruct it, here are the jobs that led to this one:

Greeley
lawn boy
student library aide
coffee house manager

Denver
community college library assistant

house parent in home for mentally challenged adults

Logan, Utah
county librarian

Denver
cataloging aide

San Antonio
machinist’s mate (making screws)
ILL librarian
jail librarian
regional library functionary

Philadelphia
dish washer
short order cook
bookstore clerk
instructor
census enumerator
bibliographer
dorm parent
wine bar manager
tv camera man
resident counselor
av operator
publicist
bookstore clerk
dorm parent
librarian for client DWB
cook
library consultant

Vienna
compiler/author @ UNIDO

extra in “The Winds of War”

Denver
library aide
editor
slide library aide
editorial research assistant
instructor
free lance editor

New Orleans
folklife coordinator
researcher
wood splitter

Appleton, WI
library consultant
lecturer
director community artists’ org
curator
assistant prof. prison
compiler/bibliographer
fieldworker
bibliographer
secretary

Canberra
library consultant
beans & tortilla vendor
author
researcher/compiler
publisher/editor
academic functionary/coordinator
executive assistant

Los Angeles
library consultant
exhibition researcher
librarian
law librarian

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