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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Rafael Ginocchio
RLIN number: NXCP89-A2
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Argentina Project
Description: Emigration from Italy to Argentina, 1924; very early union activity in pasta factories; Argentine labor history 1930s-50s: effects of worldwide depression, lay-offs, strikes, benefits, mechanization, change from foreign workers to Argentines after 1945, political influence of anarchists, socialists, communists in unions, federation of regional organizations; union relationships with Peron after 1944, role of General Labor Confederation in government; member, National Price and Wage Commission; labor expectations after 1946 elections; impressions of labor and government officials; 1947 strike of pasta workers; Congress for Production, 1954; plans to arm workers and Armed Forces' concern, 1955.
Extent: Transcript: 67 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1972 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Ginocchio, Rafael, 1912-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1912
Speaker occupation: Labor leader
Age at speaking: 60
Document date: 1972
Interviewer: Romero, Luis Alberto
Locations discussed: Argentina; South America
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Argentina; Argentina--Economic conditions--1918-; Argentina--Politics and government--20th century; Communism; Depressions--1929--Argentina; Labor unions--Argentina; Labor unions--Officials and employees; Oral history; South America
Topics discussed - Other terms: Confederacion General del Trabajo de la Republica Argentina; Ginocchio, Rafael, 1912-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020718-16159