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Reminiscences of Moe Foner: oral history, 1986.

Author: Moe Foner; Robert Master
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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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: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Moe Foner; Robert Master
OCLC Number: 309737252
Notes: Interviewed by Robert Master.
Description: Transcript: 836 leaves. Tape: 25 cassettes.

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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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