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Wolfie Kodesh interview transcript

Theme: Against The Common Enemy


Call Number: A11.10.1
Identifier: AL2460_A11.10.1
Title: Wolfie Kodesh interview transcript
Date: 04 June 1986
Subject: Non-racialism;
Julie Frederikse;
Wolfie Kodesh;
The Unbreakable Thread;
Non-European Railway Workers Union
Description: This is a transcript of an interview with Wolfie Kodesh conducted by Julie Frederikse for her book 'The Unbreakable Thread: non-racialism in South Africa', published by Ravan Press, 1990. Wolfie Kodesh worked full-time for the Non-European Railway Workers Union. He was first banned in 1953, and in 1960 was one of the first to be jailed under the 90-day detention law. He accepted the government's offer of an exit permit and spent the next ten years in Lusaka and Luanda as head of the ANC's logistics unit, until ill health prompted him to go to London, where he worked in the ANC office. Born: 1918 in Benoni, Transvaal. Died: October 2002. Interviewed: 1986 in London. Included in the SAHA online repository 'Tracing the unbreakable thread: non-racialism in South Africa today'
Creator: Interviewer: Julie Frederikse; Interviewee: Wolfie Kodesh
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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