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Interview with Edgar Ross, former member of the Central Committee, Communist Party of Australia [sound recording] / interviewer, Daniel Connell
Bib ID 1397070
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Ross, Edgar, 1904-2001
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1997 
5 digital audio tapes (ca. 300 min.) + transcripts (115 leaves) 
Summary

Ross talks firstly about his parents and their involvement in the early socialist movement; leaving high school at 17 to become a journalist; his experiences working on "The Argus"; moving to Broken Hill and his involvement in union activity and the Labor movement and joining the Militant Minority Movement in 1933; how he left Broken Hill in 1935 for Sydney; the papers that he was involved with such as "The Barrier Truth" and "Labor Daily"; his membership of the Communist Party; his visits to the Soviet Union; his view on the future of socialism in Australia.

Notes

Preservation and user cassette copies made.

Recorded on Jan. 24, 1997 in Oxley, Queensland.

Index/Finding Aid Note Uncorrected transcript (typescript, 90 leaves) 
Subjects Ross, Edgar, - 1904-2001 - Interviews.  |  Communist Party of Australia. - Central Committee.  |  Communist Party of Australia.  |  Socialism - Political aspects - Australia.  |  Socialism - Australia.  |  Communists - Australia - Interviews.  |  Socialists - Australia - Interviews.  |  Journalists - Australia - Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Connell, Daniel, 1947-

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