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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of David A. Morse
RLIN number: NXCP88-A92
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood and family cultural heritage; anti-Semitism in Somerville, N.J.; regional attorney for the Second District of New York, National Labor Relations Board, 1935-38; French frozen assets in United States; author Manpower Labor Plan World War II; director general International Labor Office 1948-70: organization and purpose, role in United Nations, initiation, World Employment Program 1969, impact of international civil service on recruitment policies, investigation by Senator McCarthy, relations with Organization of African Unity, Arab League, the Vatican, role in Yugoslav industrialization, Convention #87 1947-48, influence on Polish labor movement, acceptance of Nobel Peace Prize 1969, International Labor Office Regional Conference of Asian States, Tokyo 1968; Argentinian visit 1949, impressions of Eva Peron.
Extent: Transcript: 306 leaves, Tape: 7 reels;1 cassette
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1981 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Morse, David A., 1907-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1907
Speaker occupation: Lawyer
Age at speaking: 74
Document date: 1981
Interviewer: Jessup, Frederic Peterson
Organizations discussed: United Nations
Topics discussed - ASP terms: International officials and employees; Lawyers; Nobel Prizes; United Nations
Topics discussed - Other terms: International labor activities; International Labor Office; Morse, David A., 1907-; United States--National Labor Relations Board
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020499-15941