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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Boris Basil Shishkin
RLIN number: NXCP87-A141
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early life and education in Russia; World War I and the Russian Revolution; flight to Istanbul; Columbia University during the late 1920s; role of American Federation of Labor in New Deal legislation; American Federation of Labor conventions, 1933-1936; impressions of William Green, John L. Lewis, Maurice Tobin, Matthew Woll, and other labor leaders.
Extent: Transcript: 872 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part II, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1957 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Shishkin, Boris Basil, 1906-1986
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1906
Speaker occupation: Economist
Age at speaking: 51
Document date: 1957
Interviewer: Shaughnessy, Donald F.
Organizations discussed: American Federation of Labor, 1886-; Columbia University, New York, NY
Historical events discussed: Russian Revolution, 1917-1921
Locations discussed: Asia; North America; Russia; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Federation of Labor, 1886-; Asia; Columbia University, New York, NY; Economists; Educators; Labor unions--Officials and employees; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; North America; Oral history; Russia; Russian Revolution, 1917-1921; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Shishkin, Boris Basil, 1906-1986
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017282-12725