American Federation of Labor Records, 1888-1955

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Tape/Side   4/2
Time   11:40
Scope and Content Note: Fought all of them and took all of them, but has changed his view somewhat. Once he went to a Joint Finance Committee meeting to debate pay raises and pointed out that it was hard for people in Polk and Burnett counties to see how $3,600 was not enough for a part-time job when the average income up there was less than that. Sen. Mark Lipscomb asked if Dueholm's income was so low, how could he send a son to the Harvard Law School. Dueholm responded that he had had scholarship help, but that they didn't talk about it much: for years the Dueholms had earned an honest living, and the boy's mother still didn't know he was in law school--she thought he was a bookie in Las Vegas.