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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Camilo Almarza
RLIN number: NXCP86-A8
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Argentina Project
Description: Early work experience in railroad industry; development from section leader of local union to officer of General Labor Confederation (CGT), 1936-1943; organization of union local: political beliefs and effect on policy, degrees of independence; analysis of general economic and social conditions in Argentina in 1930 with examples and anecdotes: regional differences, ethnic make-up, foreign influence, wages and housing, health and sanitation; effect of unions, especially in construction, meat-packing, railroads, textiles; labor gains and union growth especially after 1936; strikes, factionalism, deportations; World War II.
Extent: Transcript: 160 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1971 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Almarza, Camilo, 1904-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1904
Speaker occupation: Railroad union official
Age at speaking: 67
Document date: 1971
Interviewer: Gutierrez, Leandro; Romero, Luis Alberto
Locations discussed: Argentina; South America
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Argentina; Argentina--Economic conditions; Argentina--History--1910-1943; Argentina--Social conditions; Labor unions--Argentina; Labor unions--Officials and employees; Oral history; Railroads--Argentina; Railroads--Labor unions; South America
Topics discussed - Other terms: Almarza, Camilo, 1904-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016807-12250