Fonds AR070 - George Home fonds

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George Home fonds

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CA UVICARCH AR070

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  • 1960 - 1978 (Creation)
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    Home, George

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96 cm of textual records

30 photographs

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George Home has been active in labour politics in British Columbia and Canada for many years. During the 1950s he served as Secretary-Treasurer of the British Columbia Federation of Labour, and in 1960 was appointed Director, Political Education Department, Canadian Labour Congress. He has published many articles, including articles on political education programs in Canadian Transport magazines. He lives in Surrey, B.C.

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Fonds consists of records relating to the National Committee for the New Party (1960-1961), which was established to found a new social democratic part in Canada, and Home's records relating to the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC). Fonds includes minutes, reports and texts of speeches given by George Home, clippings, correspondence, policy statements, articles by T.C. Douglas, text of speech by Ed Broadbent, subject files on the Canadian political system and photographs of delegates at labour conventions.

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1989-022

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george-home-fonds

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2013-02-05

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  • English

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