OHB 0035 | Oral History

OHB 0035

Emeritus professor of economics, University of North Texas. Family background; educational experiences at the University of Texas, Austin; membership in League for Industrial Democracy; winter lambing in West Texas; experiences during the Great Depression; view of economics and sociology department at North Texas, 1939; experiences in U.S. Army training camps and Pacific Theater during World War II; organization of AAUP, CCTA, and TACT on North Texas campus; activities in field of workmen’s compensation; work of Fred Schmidt in CIO and AFL-CIO; activities in redrafting of Texas Workmen’s Compensation Law, 1957; work of Jerry Holloman in AFL-CIO; research, consultant, and organizational activities; comments about labor arbitrator Byron Abernethy; highlights of career at University of North Texas.

About this Oral History

Physical Description 168 pp.
Terms of Use Open
Interviewer(s) Fred Gantt, Floyd Jenkins
Date of Interview April 15, 1977 to November 30, 1979

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