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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of H. L. Mitchell
RLIN number: NXCP88-A124
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Formation of the Southern Tenant Farmers Union; its eventual affiliation with the Congress of Industrial Organizations; resistance to the Communist Party; reorganization with the American Federation of Labor as the National Agricultural Workers Union; conditions among tenants and sharecroppers in Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Mississippi.
Extent: Transcript: 191 leaves, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
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 history collection, part I, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1957 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Mitchell, Harry Leland, 1906-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1906
Speaker occupation: Union official
Age at speaking: 51
Document date: 1957
Interviewer: Shaughnessy, Donald F.
Organizations discussed: American Federation of Labor, 1886-; Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1936-1955
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agricultural laborers--Labor unions; American Federation of Labor, 1886-; Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1936-1955; Labor unions--Officials and employees; North America; Southern States--Economic conditions; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Mitchell, H. L. (Harry Leland), 1906-; National Agricultural Workers Union; Southern Tenant Farmers' Union
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019062-14505