Harris, William Julius Henry

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Harris, William Julius Henry

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1922 - 2002


W J H (Joe) Harris was a carpenter and member of Queensland branch of the Building Workers' Industrial Union of Australia. He became a freelance journalist writing on the history of the labour movement. His publications include First steps : Queensland workers' moves towards political expression, 1857-1893 (Canberra : Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, 1966); and The Bitter Fight : a pictorial history of the Australian labor movement (University of Queensland Press, 1970). He was a Brisbane member of the ASSLH.



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carpenter; historian; trade union official

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Entered from deposit description on 16 September 2011




Australian Trade Union Archives, http://www.atua.org.au/biogs/ALE1344b.htm (accessed on 16 September 2011)
State Library of NSW, http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=915367 (accessed on 16 September 2011)

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