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Darcy Ahearn interviewed by Richard Raxworthy in the Labor Council of New South Wales oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 1444391
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Ahearn, Darcy, 1908- interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission from the Labor Council of New South Wales required for research and public use. 
Description 1986 Jan. 1 
6 sound tape reels (ca. 177 min.) : analog, 3 3/4 ips, mono. ; 5 in. 
Series

Labor Council of New South Wales oral history project.

Summary

Ahearn, trade unionist, speaks about his childhood in Sydney; his first job at the Evening News; the Depression; World War Two; El Alamein; joining the Federated Ironworkers Association; union elections; Laurie Short; Labor Party industrial group; working as a union advocate; Jim McClelland; the arbitration system; Labor governments; Trades and Labor Council Disputes Committee; the role of the Labor Council; Labor Party split in 1955; new technology; reflects on his life.

Notes

Part of a collection of interviews with former and present trade union leaders, produced as a joint project by the Labor Council of New South Wales and the National Library of Australia.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and transcript (typescript, 77 leaves) available. 
Subjects Federated Ironworkers' Association of Australia.  |  Labor Council of New South Wales.  |  Labor unions -- Iron and steel workers -- New South Wales.
Other authors/contributors Raxworthy, Richard, 1932-2003, interviewer  |  Labor Council of New South Wales  |  National Library of Australia

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