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Hilda Smith and Frank Fernbach Oral History

 Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 4: Sm-T, Folder: 1
Identifier: LOH002283
Collection consists of the interview transcript. Smith and Fernbach touch primarily on the Committee’s efforts in the late 1940s to get federal legislation passed to establish a labor education service.

Dates

  • 1971-04-30

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

RESTRICTIONS: Due to the personal nature of oral history, the Library prohibits use of the material in any way that infringes on individual right to privacy, or results in libelous statements or slander, in accordance with U.S. law.

Permission to publish or quote must be obtained from the interviewee or interviewee heirs or assigns.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet : (1 printed transcript)

Abstract

In 1971, Alice Hoffman interviewed labor educator, social worker, and poet Hilda Smith and labor activist Frank Fernbach, chair and co-chair of the National Committee for the Extension of Labor Education, respectively. Collection consists of the interview transcript. Smith and Fernbach touch primarily on the Committee’s efforts in the late 1940s to get federal legislation passed to establish a labor education service.

History

In 1971, Alice Hoffman interviewed labor educator, social worker, and poet Hilda Smith and labor activist Frank Fernbach, chair and co-chair of the National Committee for the Extension of Labor Education, respectively.

Arrangement

Transcript arranged alphabetically by surname with other individual oral history transcripts at the Walter P. Reuther Library.

Other Access Aids

Finding aid also available as a pdf file. https://www.reuther.wayne.edu/files/LOH002283.pdf

Acquisition

Donated by Alice Hoffman, circa 1971.

Processing History

Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library. Finding aid written by Rebecca Bizonet on April 24, 2016.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Hilda Smith and Frank Fernbach Oral History
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library. Finding aid written by Rebecca Bizonet.
Date
2016-04-22
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Description made possible by funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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