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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Julius Emspak
RLIN number: NXCP88-A121
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Comments on labor unionism; early life; development of United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers from 1936; Radio Corporation of America strike, relations with Congress of Industrial Organizations and Association of Catholic Trade Unionists; labor and government during World War II; Communism and labor movement; labor during the cold war.
Extent: Transcript: 363 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1972. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral; 530 |a(cont.) history collection, part I, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1959 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Emspak, Julius, 1904-1962
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1904
Speaker occupation: Union official
Age at speaking: 55
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Perlstein, James N.
Organizations discussed: Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1936-1955
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1936-1955; Labor unions and communism; Labor unions--Officials and employees; Labor unions--United States; North America; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Association of Catholic Trade Unionists; Emspak, Julius, 1904-1962; United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019033-14476