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Joe Weir interviewed by Richard Raxworthy in the Labor Council of New South Wales oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 792503
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Weir, Joe, 1904-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission from the Labour Council of New South Wales required for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1986 
2 sound tape reels (ca. 60 min.) : 3 3/4 ips, mono. ; 5 in. 
Series

Labor Council of New South Wales oral history project.

Summary

Weir, former member of the New South Wales Branch of the Australian Timber Workers' Union, speaks about his family background; working at Langdon and life there; his professional boxing career; 1929 Timber Workers Strike; living conditions in Sydney in 1920s; Jack Lang; working as union organiser on New South Wales north coast.

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.

Recorded on 2 May 1986.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (typescript, 26 leaves) 
Subjects Weir, Joe, 1904- -- Interviews.  |  Australian Timber Workers' Union. New South Wales Branch -- History.  |  Labor unions -- Lumbermen -- New South Wales -- History.  |  Labor unions -- New South Wales -- Officials and employees -- Interviews.  |  Lumbermen -- New South Wales -- Interviews.  |  Timber Workers' Strike, Australia, 1929.
Other authors/contributors Raxworthy, Richard, 1932-2003, Interviewer  |  Labor Council of New South Wales  |  National Library of Australia

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