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Reminiscences of M. Hedley Stone : oral history, 1969.

Creator: Stone, M. Hedley, 1897-1970.
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 411 leaves. Tape 7 reels.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Labor leader.

Scope and Contents

Early experiences; International Seaman's Union; National Maritime Union: conditions of employment, hiring halls, injury cases, racial discrimination, dues collection, pensions; contrast between East and West Coast shipping; relations with International Longshoremen's Association; strikes in the 1930s; Congressional investigations; effects of National Recovery Administration; Wagner Act, New Deal; foreign flag ships; Communist Party and the unions; founding of Congress of Industrial Organizations, merger with American Federation of Labor; establishment of Political Action Committee-Congress of Industrial Organizations. Impressions of Joseph Curran, Harry Bridges, Walter Reuther, John L. Lewis.


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