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Laurie Short interviewed by Richard Raxworthy in the Labor Council of New South Wales oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 672799
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Short, Laurie, 1915-2009, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission from the Labor Council of New South Wales required for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1988 
22 tape reels (ca. 660 min.) : 3 3/4 ips, mono. ; 5 in. 
Series

Labor Council of New South Wales oral history project.

Summary

Short, former National Secretary of the Federated Ironworkers' Association of Australia, speaks about his father; his recollections of WWI; his childhood around Camperdown, N.S.W.; the Young Communist League; Unemployed Worker's Movement; Worker's Educational Association; working in Mt Isa in 1935; Trotskyism in Australia; conflict with Stalinists in Balmain branch of FIA, 1945-1947; working conditions at Cockatoo Docks; Judd's Socialist Party; joining ALP in 1942; 1944 and 1949 elections for FIA National Secretary; ALP Industrial Groups; The Movement; the battle with Stalinists for control of the FIA after the 1949 election; Nick Origlass; N.S.W. Labor Council; ACTU congresses; his period as FIA National Secretary, 1951-1982; split in Labor Party; his overseas visits; Australian Congress for Cultural Freedom; Whitlam Government; and his activities since his retirement.

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.

Working duplicate and cassette copies made.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (typescript, 434 leaves) 
Subjects Short, Laurie, 1915-2009 -- Interviews.  |  Federated Ironworkers' Association of Australia -- History.  |  Iron and steel workers -- Labor unions -- Australia.  |  Labor leaders -- Australia -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Raxworthy, Richard, 1932-2003, Interviewer  |  Labor Council of New South Wales  |  National Library of Australia
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