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Harry Jensen interviewed by Richard Raxworthy in the Labor Council of New South Wales oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 681201
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Jensen, Henry Frederick, 1913-1998, interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission from the Labor Council of New South Wales required for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1986 Dec. 5 
7 tape reels (ca. 223 min.) : 3 3/4 ips, mono. ; 5 in. 
Series

Labor Council of New South Wales oral history project.

Summary

Jensen, former Lord Mayor of Sydney, speaks about his family background; childhood in Daceyville, New South Wales; school; becoming an electrician; joining the Electrical Trades Union Advancement Group; ALP Industrial Groups and the Movement;leaving the Electrical Trades Union; Alderman of Randwick Council; Councillor, and later Mayor of Sydney County Council; anti-Industrial Group activities; running for the seat of Benelong in Legislative Assembly; winning the seat of Wyong; the Australian political system; Neville Wran; protectionism; reviews his life and achievements.

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, 75 leaves) available. 
Subjects Jensen, Henry Frederick, 1913-1998 -- Interviews.  |  Electrical Trades Union of Australia. N.S.W. Branch.  |  Labor unions -- Electric industry workers' -- New South Wales -- History.  |  Legislators -- New South Wales -- Interviews.  |  Mayors -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Raxworthy, Richard, 1932-2003, interviewer  |  Labor Council of New South Wales  |  National Library of Australia

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