Alfred Hirsch oral history interview, 1982.

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Alfred Hirsch oral history interview, 1982.

An oral history interview by Stanley Mallach with Alfred Hirsch, a labor newspaper journalist who was editor of the CIO News (Wisconsin) from August 1942 to March 1944, conducted on November 8 and 18 and December 13, 1982 in Brookfield, Wisconsin. The interview covers Hirsch's early life and education; his work with the International Labor Defense, the National Committee for the Defense of Political Prisoners, and the Sunday Worker; his affiliation with the Cafeteria Employees Union and his editorship of the Cafeteria Call; and his editorship of the CIO News.

7 audio cassette tapes.

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