Reminiscences of Philip Taft, 1976

 

Name
Taft, Philip, 1902-1976 (Interviewee)
Honig, Margot (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Philip Taft, 1976
Abstract
Childhood, New York, N.Y. and on the road: hostels, hobo jungles, migrant work, railroading; membership in Industrial Workers of the World, 1917; University of Wisconsin, co-author HISTORY OF LABOR IN THE UNITED STATES; Industrial Workers of the World: importance of halls, extent of movement, nature of membership; federal and state arbitration experience since 1937, Rhode Island Wage Board, panel m ember War Labor Board; union discrimination against blacks, women; 1954-59 writing history of American Federation of Labor; book on United Federation of Teachers; future of labor movement. Impressions of Roger N. Baldwin, George Meany, Albert Shanker
Collection Name
Individual interviews oral history collection
Subjects
Authors; Tramps; African American labor union members; Labor unions--Officials and employees; Labor unions--United States; Labor literature; Taft, Philip, 1902-1976; Industrial Workers of the World; American Federation of Labor
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1976
Physical Description
164 pages
Note (Biographical)
Labor historian
Note
Interviewed by Margot Honig
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
15321127
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-9s2r-f108
Related URLs
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