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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of John W. Edelman
RLIN number: NXCP87-A48
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Education; early experiences on fringes of Socialist movement; condition of hosiery workers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania during the late 1920 and the Depression: role of hosiery workers union in the American Federation of Labor; AFL conventions; beginnings of Textile Workers Union of America; its role in the Congress of Industrial Organizations; influence of Communist Party in the CIO; merger of the CIO and the AFL; impressions of men and women prominent in the labor movement.
Extent: Transcript: 247 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: Edelman, John W., 1893-1971
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1893
Speaker occupation: Labor representative
Age at speaking: 64
Document date: 1957
Interviewer: Shaughnessy, Donald F.
Organizations discussed: American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations, Washington, DC
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations, Washington, DC; Labor unions; Labor unions and communism; Labor unions--Officials and employees; North America; Oral history; Textile workers--Labor unions; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Edelman, John W., 1893-1971; Hosiery workers; Textile Workers Union of America
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018248-13691