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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of James Barron Carey
RLIN number: NXCP87-A7
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early experiences in the Philco plant in Philadelphia; formative years of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers; Congress of Industrial Organizations; labor and the New Deal; Communist Party and the labor movement; Secretary of the Congress of Industrial Organizations; formation of World Federation of Trade Unions; London and San Francisco labor conferences, 1945; merger of American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations.
Extent: Transcript: 352 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 1958 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Carey, James Barron, 1911-1973
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1911
Speaker occupation: Labor executive
Age at speaking: 47
Document date: 1958
Interviewer: Shaughnessy, Donald F.
Organizations discussed: American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations, Washington, DC; Communist Party U.S.A.
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations, Washington, DC; Communist Party U.S.A.; Executives; Labor unions and communism; Labor unions--Officials and employees; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; North America; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Carey, James Barron, 1911-1973; United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America; United States--Economic conditions--1918-1945; World Federation of Trade Unions
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018577-14020