Edgar E. Cozad Interview, November 19, 1979

Interviewee

Edgar E. Cozad

Interviewer

Robert Absher

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Description

Edgar Cozad, a charter member of the International Association of Machinists, discusses the organization of the local chapter in Missoula, Montana, in 1936. He describes the effects of the Great Depression on machinists as well as the effect of the union on the local community. Cozad also talks about his role as district business agent for the union. He recalls labor disputes in both Missoula and Kalispell, Montana between 1934 and 1977.

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Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers; Machinists, Montana; Machinery industry employees; Labor unions, Montana Missoula

Original Date

11-19-1979

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Unions and Labor Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 080-001, 002

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (03:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (28 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:28:32 minutes

Local Filename

OH_080_001_002.mp3; OH_080_001_002.pdf

Edgar E. Cozad Interview, November 19, 1979

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