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Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 1: A-E, Folder: 8
Abstract In 1974, Harris Howell, along with Dennis East, interviewed Carl Brown, a foreman at Ford Motor Company and a president of the foremen's union, Foreman's Association of America (FAA), organized in 1941 at Ford. The collection consists of the interview recording and transcript about the founding and development of the Foreman’s Association of America.
Abstract In 1975, professor of American studies Betty Ch'maj, with assistance from Dennis East, interviewed Frank Felt, a Finnish-American worker in the tool and die industry. Collection consists of a recording of the interview. Felt talks about Finnish contributions the labor movement in Finland and the United States, as well as his own experiences as a tool and die tradesman.
Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 4: Sm-T, Folder: 7
Abstract In 1984, Dennis East interviewed Fred Thompson, IWW labor organizer and an instructor and director, 1927-1941, at the Work People's College (Työväen Opisto), a radical labor college near Duluth, Minnesota. Collection consists of the interview transcript and recording. Thompson recounts his activities with the Work People's College.
Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 1: A-E, Folder: 14
Abstract In early 1976, Dennis East of the Reuther Library interviewed labor economist and activist Katherine Pollak Ellickson in a continuation of an earlier interview series. Collection consists of interview recordings and transcript, in which she discusses topics such as health insurance in the United States, the President's Commission on the Status of Women, and women's rights in general.
Abstract Between 1970 and 1987, Walter P. Reuther Library staff undertook a project to document the early history of the American Newspaper Guild by interviewing Guild pioneers. Alan D. Cline, a retired San Franscisco reporter and past San Francisco Oakland Newspaper Guild President, contributed to the project as well. Collection consists of recordings and/or transcripts of 7 interviews. Pioneers of the American Newspaper Guild and Newspaper Guild locals discuss their backgrounds and early lives, entry...
Dates: 1971-10-16 - 1987-12-15
Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 3: O-Si, Folder: 11-12
Abstract In 1976, Dennis East interviewed labor organizer and educator Ted F. Silvey, who worked in the printer's trade before becoming a full-time labor organizer, educator, and speaker with the CIO. Collection consists of the interview recordings and transcript, conducted in parts over several days. Silvey talks about his career as a speaker and writer with the Ohio CIO Council and the national CIO, as well as his early life.
Dates: 1976-02-11 - 1976-02-14
- Transcripts 5
- Labor movement 2
- Labor unions 2
- Strikes and lockouts 2
- Finns -- United States 1
- Health insurance 1
- Immigrants -- United States 1
- Labor education 1
- Labor unions -- Organizing 1
- Newspaper employees 1
- Newspaper publishing 1
- Printing industry 1
- Strikes and lockouts -- Automobile industry 1
- Tool and die industry 1
- Women's rights 1 ∧ view less
- AFL-CIO 1
- American Newspaper Guild 1
- Brown, Carl 1
- Ch’maj, Betty E. M. 1
- Cline, Alan D. 1
- Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 1
- Ellickson, Katherine Pollak 1
- Felt, Frank 1
- Ford Motor Company 1
- Foreman’s Association of America 1
- Harris, Howell John 1
- Industrial Workers of the World 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Ford Department 1
- Newspaper Guild 1
- Pflug, Warner W. 1
- Silvey, Ted F. 1
- United States. President's Commission on the Status of Women 1
- Work People’s College (Duluth, Minn.) 1 ∧ view less
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