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Document Details


Title: Alexis Buss
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Rowan University. History Department
Collection: We All Got History Oral History
Description: This interview took place on November 17th 2001 at Wooden Shoe Books in Philadelphia. The interviewee is Alexis Buss, the current general secretary treasurer of the Industrial Workers of the World. The interview beings with some general questions about Alexis and her upbringing. It then goes into a little detail about the IWW and how it functions. It also covers her views on mainstream labor, and the role radical labor has played in shaping society. She also gives her views on the impacts of the September 11th tragedies, the media, and the way American labor differs from the rest of the world.
Extent: 8 pages
URL: http://www.rowan.edu/oralhistory/interviewSearch/displayTranscript.cfm?ID=33
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2001 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Buss, Alexis, 1973-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 10-Jun-1973
Speaker place of birth: Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Age at speaking: 28
Document date: 17-Nov-2001
Interviewer: Zoda, Bill
Organizations discussed: American Federation of Labor, 1886-; American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations, Washington, DC
Locations discussed: Delaware; New Jersey; North America; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Federation of Labor, 1886-; American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations, Washington, DC; Delaware; Family--History; Labor unions; Neighborhood; New Jersey; North America; Oral history; Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA; United States; Work; Work and family; Working class families
Topics discussed - Other terms: Delaware Valley; Working people
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0022547-23922