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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of David White
RLIN number: NXCP90-A4
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background, childhood in Alexandria, VA and Jersey City, NJ; father's involvement with radical and black national politics; work with the Communist Party in New Jersey; problems during the McCarthy era; attendance at School of Marxist Studies, New York; work as a practical nurse; participation and leadership in District 1199 National Hospital and Health Care Employee's Union: 1969 Charleston, SC hospital strike, hospital organizing in New York, NY; controversies in the Hospital Workers Union in the late 1970s and early 1980s; impressions of Doris Turner and Leon Davis.
Extent: Transcript: 165 leaves, Tape: 5 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New york, 1986. Permission required to cite, quote, or reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part VI, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1986 (Year of interview)
Speaker: White, David, 1917-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1917
Speaker occupation: Civil rights worker; Labor leader
Age at speaking: 69
Document date: 1986
Interviewer: Sanders, Robert
Organizations discussed: Communist Party U.S.A.
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Civil rights--United States; Communist Party U.S.A.; Hospitals--Labor unions; Labor unions--Officials and employees; North America; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Internal security--United States; White, David, 1917-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021165-16604