Interview of Joe Passen
Member of the Communist Party and union organizer.
- Interviews conducted by Constance Coiner for book Better Red
- Social MovementsLabor MovementCommunist PartyLiterature
- Passen, Joe
- Supporting Documents:
- Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
- Interviewer Background and Preparation:
- The interview was conducted by Constance Coiner; Ph.D., American Studies, UCLA. Associate Professor of English at Binghamton University.
- Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
- Series Statement:
- These interviews were conducted by Constance Coiner, a faculty member at SUNY Binghampton and a former graduate student at UCLA, as background for her book Better Red: The Writing and Resistance of Tillie Olsen and Meridel Le Sueur. They were donated to UCLA after her death by her husband, Stephen Duarte.