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Interviews on the organization of the Cannery and Agricultural Workers' Industrial Union in California in the 1930's [sound recording] : interviews / [19--]
Phonotape 3056 C:1; Phonotape 49 A; Phonotape 3056 C:2; Phonotape 3056 C:3; ...
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Title:

Interviews on the organization of the Cannery and Agricultural Workers' Industrial Union in California in the 1930's: interviews / [19--]
Donated oral histories collection

Creator/Contributor:

Ewart, George., Interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Chambers, Pat., Interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Gladstein, Caroline Decker., Interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Healy, Dorothy Ray., Interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Warnick, Jack., Interviewee.

Abstract:

Interviews relate to agricultural organizing in California in the 1930's, the Cannery & Agricultural Workers' Industrial Union, strikes, and related topics. Interviews with: Pat Chambers; Caroline Decker Gladstein on the Communist Party and Trade Union Unity Leage; Dorothy Ray Healy on Young Communist League; Frank Spector on International Labor Defense in the Imperial Valley 1930 strike, the Communist Party, and San Quentin Prison; Alfred J. Tapson on life in Corcoran, Calif. after the cotton strike, farm worker housing, the Boswell family; and with Jack Warnick on the Communist Party role in organizing the Cannery and Agricultural Workers' Union. Interview notes available also.

Date:

19uu (issued)

Contents:

Reel 1: Chambers, track 1: 45 min., track 2: 45 min. -- Reel 2: Chambers, cont., track 1: 10 min., track 2: blank -- Reel 3: Gladstein, track 1: 45 min., track 2: 45 min. -- Reel 4: Healy, track 1: 45 min., track 2: 45 min. -- Reel 5: Spector, track 1: 40 min., track 2: blank -- Reel 6: Tapson, track 1: 45 min., track 2: blank -- Reel 7: Warnick, track 1: 45 min., track 2: 23 min.

Subject:

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Boswell family
Cannery & Agricultural Workers Industrial Union.
Communist Party of America.
Trade Union Unity League (U.S.)
Young Communist League of the U.S.
International Labor Defense.
California State Prison at San Quentin.
Agricultural laborers -- California
Strikes and lockouts -- Agricultural laborers -- California
Agricultural laborers -- Housing -- California
Corcoran (Calif.)

Note:

conducted by George Ewart,
Forms part of: Donated oral histories collection.
REFERENCE USE ONLY: Reproduction prohibited. Direct requests for copies or permission to publish to The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

sound recording
sound-tape reel
7 sound tape reels : analog, 3 3/4 ips, 2 track ; 5 in.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Phonotape 3056 C:1
Phonotape 49 A
Phonotape 3056 C:2
Phonotape 3056 C:3
Phonotape 3056 C:4
Phonotape 3056 C:5
Phonotape 3056 C:6

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

REFERENCE USE ONLY: Reproduction prohibited. Direct requests for copies or permission to publish to The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.