Reminiscences of John Philip Frey : oral history, 1955.
Scope and Contents
Family background, early life; MOLDER'S JOURNAL, 1903-27; Milwaukee Foundry strike, 1906; Thomas Mooney and James MacNamara cases; World War I labor and manpower problems; labor consultant to European allies, 1918; Socialist Party; Industrial Workers of the World; Metal Trades Department, American Federation of Labor, 1927-50; relations of American Federation of Labor with Labor Department; Frances Perkins as Secretary of Labor; National Recovery Administration; 1934 Wages and Hours Bill and Roosevelt administration; National Labor Relations Board; Anaconda Copper strike, 1935; 1935 American Federation of Labor convention; formation of the Congress of Industrial Organizations; Communist Party and the labor movement; Martin Dies Committee; San Francisco strike, 1941; International
(cont.) Association of Machinists; World War II manpower and production; National Association of Manufacturers; mobilization in World Wars I and II; relations of labor with political parties and Catholic Church; craft unionism; organizing Negroes. Impression of Harry Bridges, James J. Davis, Samuel Gompers, William Green, Herbert Hoover, John L. Lewis, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, William H. Taft.
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