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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of M. Hedley Stone
RLIN number: NXCP88-A125
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early experiences; International Seaman's Union; National Maritime Union: conditions of employment, hiring halls, injury cases, racial discrimination, dues collection, pensions; contrast between East and West Coast shipping; relations with International Longshoremen's Association; strikes in the 1930s; Congressional investigations; effects of National Recovery Administration; Wagner Act, New Deal; foreign flag ships; Communist Party and the unions; founding of Congress of Industrial Organizations, merger with American Federation of Labor; establishment of Political Action Committee-Congress of Industrial Organizations. Impressions of Joseph Curran, Harry Bridges, Walter Reuther, John L. Lewis.
Extent: Transcript: 411 leaves, Tape: 7 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1969 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Stone, M. Hedley, 1897-1970
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1897
Speaker occupation: Labor leader
Age at speaking: 72
Document date: 1969
Interviewer: Madow, Pauline
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 and communism; Labor unions--Officials and employees; Merchant mariners--Labor unions; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Economic conditions--1918-1945; United States--Foreign relations--1945-1953
Topics discussed - Other terms: International Longshoremen's Association; National Maritime Union of America; Stone, M. Hedley, 1897-1970
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019081-14524