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Document Details


Title: Joseph D. Keenan
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: As a Chicago labor official has served as Secretary of the Chicago Federation of Labor. Since 1940 his positions have included: Labor Adviser to the Associate Director General, Office of Production Management, 1940-41; Associate Director, Labor Production Board, 1942; Vice Chairman, labor production, War Production Board, 1943-45; Labor Adviser to General Lucius D. Clay, Berlin, Germany, 1945-47; Secretary-Treasurer, Building and Construction Trades Dept. (AFL), 1950-54; Director, Labor's League for Political Education (AFL), 1948-55; Director, Committee on Political Education (AFL-CIO), 1955 to present; and International Secretary, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, 1954 to the present.
Extent: 61 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/keenanjd.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1971 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Keenan, Joseph D., 1896-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 5-Nov-1896
Speaker place of birth: Chicago, IL; Illinois; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Labor official
Age at speaking: 75
Document location: Washington, DC
Document date: 02-Feb-1971
Interviewer: Hess, Jerry N.
People discussed: Harry S. Truman; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Historical events discussed: Cold War, 1945-1989; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Cold War, 1945-1989; District of Columbia; Harry S. Truman; North America; Oral history; Political campaigns--United States; Political parties; Presidents--Term of office--United States; Presidents--United States; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; United States; United States--Politics and government; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: European Recovery Program; Marshall Plan; Truman administration
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0032096-35327