crown CU Home > Libraries Home
Columbia Center for Oral History Portal >

Reminiscences of Cipriano Reyes : oral history, 1971.

Creator: Reyes, Cipriano.
Project: Argentina project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript 80 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
Full CLIO record >>

Biographical Note

Labor leader.

Scope and Contents

Early years, variety of occupations, contacts with anarchists and socialists; 1940 formed meat packers' union in opposition to existing communist-controlled union: defense of workers' rights, strikes, violence; meeting with Per'on, 1944; labor support of Peronism, confederation and independent unions; detailed description and leadership of labor march in Buenos Aires October 17, 1945 which restored Per'on to power; formation of Labor Party, important contributions; party dissolved at Per'on's order, 1946; imprisoned 1948, later released.

Subjects

Access Conditions

Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.

Using this collection

Columbia Center for Oral History

Address:
Columbia University
535 West 114th Street
801 Butler Library, Box 20
MC1129
New York, NY 10027
Telephone:
(212) 854-7083

Email:
oralhist
@libraries.cul.columbia.edu

Website:
Columbia Center for Oral History