Collection SR 294 - Address to Meier and Frank employees

Address to Meier and Frank employees (Transcript) Address to Meier and Frank employees (Sound Recording 01)

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SR 294

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Address to Meier and Frank employees


  • 1949-03-24 (Creation)


1 Reel tape (28 min., 20 sec.) + Transcript (12 pp)
online resource (1 audio files (28 min., 20 sec.) + Transcript (1 PDF file)

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Owner and manager of Meier & Frank Department Store.

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Aaron Frank urges assembled employees to resist union organizing effort. He enumerates the benefits provided to employees by Meier & Frank, gives examples of management/employee loyalty, lists responsibilities as director, and makes a plea for an employee vote of confidence.The employees utlimately voted against unionization.

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Creative Commons - Attribution, Non-Commercial, ShareAlike (BY-NC-SA)

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  • English

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Address to Meier and Frank employees, 1949 March 24, SR 294, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

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