Oral history interview with Ruth Wiencek, Communications Workers of America by Ruth Wiencek

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Statementby Carol Bowie.
SeriesThe Twentieth century trade union woman ;, no. 41, New York Times oral history program
ContributionsBowie, Carol.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2478 (H)
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Pagination2 microfiches
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Open LibraryOL3211817M
LC Control Number83118965

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