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Document Details


Title: Irene Hull
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Washington. Library. Special Collections
Collection: Communist Party Oral History Interviews
Description: Born in Kansas, raised in California, Irene Hull came to Washington in 1942 to work in the Vancouver shipyards. Later a childcare worker, a cook, and a bookbinder, she spent a lifetime in the labor movement and was one of the founding members of the Coalition of Labor Union Women. She joined the Party in 1942 but was expelled in the early 1950s over political differences. She joined again in the late 1960s and has been a member ever since. The interview covers work experiences since the 1930s, activism in Graphic Communications Workers local 767M, Coalition of Labor Union Women, Jobs with Justice, as well as the CP.
Original Language: English
Video: [Video available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2002 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hull, Irene, 1942-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1942
Speaker place of birth: Kansas; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Age at speaking: 60
Document date: 12-Mar-2002
Interviewer: Curwick, Stephanie; Grijalva, Brian
Organizations discussed: Communist Party U.S.A.
Locations discussed: North America; United States; Washington
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Communism; Communist parties; Communist Party U.S.A.; Communist party work; Communists--United States; North America; Oral history; United States; Washington
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025978-27924