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Doug Crosado interview with members of the Communist Party of New Zealand

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-184
Interview with Ella Ayo, George Jackson and Bruce Skiltern on the history of the Communist Party. Tape 1. Early years in the life of the Communist Party. Tape 2. CP identities in the 1930s. YCL "Industrial Worker". Tape 3. Mainly illegal CP publications in Wellington and Auckland. Tape 4. 1932 riots; CP conference; Soviet-German non-aggression pact. Tape 5. F.P. Walsh and compulsory unionism; 1943 election; Maori; Peter Fraser. Tape 6. P. Fraser; CPNZ and Maori; W. McAra; CPNZ split and China.


  • 1976 - 1976


Conditions Governing Access

Not restricted


0.06 metres (6 cassette tapes.)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of H.O. Roth, 1977.


NRAM X3074



Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, The University of Auckland Repository

5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand