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Cook, Alice Hanson / Workers' education in the U.S. Zone of Germany
(1947)

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rie attached report on  Workers Eeducation i~n the Amerioan Zone
of Germany is submitted herewith to the Zanpower Division and Eduoation
ar-d *eligious Asffairs Branch, Internal -ffairs and GonmmunicatioLs Tivisiof
Uff iLe of -Iilitary, Gwvernmernt for Germany (U.S.).
It is based on a two months' stud.y of present. educational work
in the Sore trade unions, and includes obse-vations -which it was possible
to make in Berlin and Hamburg as w:ell.
TIO yr-ar. intensiva study of Gerr;oan workcrs' education in thAN.
years 1929231 *x6ere of great hill  in the attempvs to evaluate iiresent
aehievements ard .ends in the }rmin unions. The possibility of ,picking
up old friendships and in some cases ranzeadin, acquaintance with old
institutions pes-Iritted exact comarisons and -:.ere of i.measurable help
in
undk3rstanding tho post-war aevelopments.
The report h'as been dividc . into four -main sections:
1J. A discu,-Sion of the iim,.)ortance of the role of l1orkers'
£duicat3.on in I~ilitary 2~vrnment's Trade union
poliy .....                                     page 3
2.  A discussion of a num,'ber of Tlhases of laboz.
educational policy ............................ page   5
3.  A1 description of the edeucational ;zork the
unions are doin(, today ...........ag                 15
4.  An evaluation of the wjjork                     pa.e .7:
$5.  ?eeoomendations ....... page 30
-lice Xianson Cook
,pecialist in Workers ' 2duation
3er li n
Jut;e 26, 1947
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