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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Palmer Weber
RLIN number: NXCP88-A153
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: American Entrepreneurs Project
Description: Family background and southern cultural heritage; student activist at University of Virginia; union organizer; study of destitute migration; national defense and mobilization of labor for war production; abolition of poll tax; Washington political scene; internal struggles of Congress of Industrial Organization's Political Action Committee; black voting rights; 1948 presidential campaign; marketing analyst on Wall Street; setting up Emergency Civil Liberties Committee; involvement of Wall Street in Vietnam War.
Extent: Transcript: 368 leaves, Tape: 11 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1986. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1985 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Weber, Palmer, 1915-1986
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1915
Speaker occupation: Civil rights activist
Age at speaking: 70
Document date: 1985
Interviewer: Skotnes, Andor
Organizations discussed: Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1936-1955
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans; Capitalists and financiers; Civil rights--United States; Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1936-1955; Financial institutions; Labor mobility; Labor unions--Officials and employees; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945; United States--Politics and government--1945-
Topics discussed - Other terms: Weber, Palmer, 1915-1986
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019381-14824