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Alec Erwin interview transcript

Theme: A Very Obvious Contradiction


Call Number: A05.02.1
Identifier: AL2460_A05.02.1
Title: Alec Erwin interview transcript
Date: 21 August 1985
Subject: Alec Erwin;
Non-racialism;
Julie Frederikse;
The Unbreakable Thread;
Institute of Industrial Education (IIE)
Description: This is a transcript of an interview with Alec Erwin, conducted by Julie Frederikse for her book 'The Unbreakable Thread: non-racialism in South Africa', published by Ravan Press, 1990. Alec Erwin was elected general-secretary of FOSATU in 1979, and education secretary in 1982. With the formation of COSATU in 1985 he was elected national education officer, and in 1988 he assumed that post in the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA, formerly MAWU). He was named a COSATU representative on the ANC's Southern Natal convening committee in 1990. Born: 1948 in River Valley, Cape Town. Interviewed: 1985 in Durban. Included in the SAHA online repository 'Tracing the unbreakable thread: non-racialism in South Africa today'
Creator: Interviewer: Julie Frederikse; Interviewee: Alec Erwin
Type: Transcript
Format: Access copy - PDF
Preservation copy - Tiff
Source: SAHA Collection AL2460
Language: English
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: Julie Frederikse
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