Reminiscences of Moe Foner : oral history, 1986.
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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 Registrar Office, City College, 1936; involvement with Young Communist League in Boro Park; active involvement in College Teacher's Union; anti-fascist association in mid-1930's; Nazi-Soviet Pact; formed the band, "Suspended Swing," 1941; joined the staff of Local 1250, 1947; a member of 1199 from 1952 until retirement in 1982; National Convention, 1957; first experience in filmmaking, 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, April, 1969; Executive of Bread and Roses since 1978; Executive Secretary of National Hospitals' Union, 1982-83; 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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