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Edgar Ross interviewed by Daniel Connell [sound recording]
Bib ID 1397070
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Ross, Edgar, 1904-2001, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1997 Jan. 24 
5 digital audio tapes (ca. 298 min.) 
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.

Biography/History

Edgar Ross - former member of the Central Committee, Communist Party of Australia

Notes

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

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-206193215

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-, Interviewer

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ORAL TRC 3557 (transcript)
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