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Moe Foner.

Author: Moe Foner; Robert Master; Columbia University. Oral History Research Office.; Columbia University. Digital Knowledge Ventures.; Columbia University. Libraries. Digital Program Division.
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Columbia University Libraries, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : Document : Audio book, etc. : Biography   Sound Recording : English
Database:WorldCat
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Childhood in Williamsburg, Brooklyn; family background; Brooklyn College B.A., 1936; first job at Gimbel's, 1930; full-time position at City College's Registrar's Office, 1936; involvement with Young Communist League in Boro Park; active involvement in College Teacher's Union; anti-fascist association in mid-1930s; Nazi-Soviet Pact; formed the band, "Suspended Swing," 1941; joined the staff of Local 1250, 1947; a
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Named Person: Moe Foner
Material Type: Biography, Document, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Moe Foner; Robert Master; Columbia University. Oral History Research Office.; Columbia University. Digital Knowledge Ventures.; Columbia University. Libraries. Digital Program Division.
OCLC Number: 70035140
In: Notable New Yorkers
Notes: Title from home page (viewed May 19, 2006).
Includes audio recordings and transcripts of interviews conducted in 1967, 1984, 1985, 1986 and 2001. The site includes a biographical sketch and photo galley. The text of the transcripts are fully searchable, and a table of contents and name index are included.
The web site was created as joint project of the Libraries' Oral History Research Office and Libraries' Digital Program Division. Columbia's Digital Knowledge Ventures (DKV) provided site design, programming and consulting services.
Interviewed by Robert Master.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other Titles: Reminiscences of Moe Foner

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Childhood in Williamsburg, Brooklyn; family background; Brooklyn College B.A., 1936; first job at Gimbel's, 1930; full-time position at City College's Registrar's Office, 1936; involvement with Young Communist League in Boro Park; active involvement in College Teacher's Union; anti-fascist association in mid-1930s; Nazi-Soviet Pact; formed the band, "Suspended Swing," 1941; joined the staff of Local 1250, 1947; a member of 1199 in 1952 until retirement in 1982; National Convention, 1957; first experience in film-making, The 1199 Story, 1957; "Harvest of Shame;" Montefiore, 1958; the hospital legislation; march on Washington, D.C., 1963; Beth-El Strike; Bronxville Strike, April, 1965; AFL-CIO Convention, 1967.

First National Labor Conference against the war, Chicago, 1968; Charleston Strike, 1969; Executive of Bread and Roses since 1978; Executive Secretary of National Hospitals' Union, 1982-1983; worked for the Local 342 in January, 1983; mergers of the unions, April, 1983; Dorris Turner Campaign, 1984; the hospital unions' strike on eve of the Democratic Party Convention, 1984.

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