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Reminiscences of David A. Morse : oral history, 1981.

Creator: Morse, David A. 1907-1990.
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 306 leaves. Tape: 7 reels;1 cassette.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Childhood and family cultural heritage; anti-Semitism in Somerville, N.J.; regional attorney for the Second District of New York, National Labor Relations Board, 1935-38; French frozen assets in United States; author Manpower Labor Plan World War II; director general International Labor Office 1948-70: organization and purpose, role in United Nations, initiation, World Employment Program 1969, impact of international civil service on recruitment policies, investigation by Senator McCarthy, relations with Organization of African Unity, Arab League, the Vatican, role in Yugoslav industrialization, Convention #87 1947-48, influence on Polish labor movement, acceptance of Nobel Peace Prize 1969, International Labor Office Regional Conference of Asian States, Tokyo 1968; Argentinian visit 1949, impressions of Eva Peron.


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