Skinner, Thomas Edward (Sir), 1909-1991

Plumber, politician, trade unionist. Was Federation of Labour president for 16 years (1963-1979). See the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, Vol 5. 2000, S23, pages 477-479.

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Date: 1974 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.); Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 Ref: B-134-557 Description: This cartoon relates to nuclear weapons testing by India, China and France and the possibility of the British testing in the USA. FOL head Tom Skinner bans s...
Date: 1973 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989; Sports post (Newspaper) Ref: B-134-496 Description: This cartoon relates to housewives demanding wages for housework and features six scenes of the negotiation process and how the FOL could try similar tactics...
Date: 29 Nov 1955-28 Mar 1958 Ref: MS-Papers-8314-47 Description: Includes university essays written by Collett during her time at the University of Colorado where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Journali...
Date: 1951-30 Jun 1972 Ref: MS-Papers-8314-48 Description: Includes correspondence relating to Collett's naturalisation as a New Zealand citizen, her scholarship to the University of Colorado and a draft of her memor...
Date: 1972 From: [Various cartoonists] :[Cartoons featuring Sir Robert Muldoon. 1968-1984] By: Minhinnick, Gordon Edward George (Sir), 1902-1992 Ref: B-126-008 Description: A cat (Tom Skinner, FOL) has discovered the half-buried bone (Commercial profit) of bulldog (Rob Muldoon, Minister of Finance). The bulldog growls as the cat...
Date: 1979 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989; Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.) Ref: B-135-476 Description: This cartoon features Sir Tom Skinner holding the hand of a large boy labelled Inflation who is eating an ice cream. Tom Skinner is asking for more money to ...
Date: 1967 By: Scales, Sydney Ernest, 1916-2003 Ref: E-656-q-1967 Description: Tom Skinner and others watch as Keith Holyoake, dressed as a Maori, chops down a flag pole. The flag is labelled 'The Union (I'm all right) Jack'. Accompanyi...
Date: 1976 Ref: A-289-052 Description: Shows Federation of Labour boss Tom Skinner as Batman and trade unionist Bill Andersen as Robin, climbing a wall on a rope. The Penguin (probably Robert Muld...
Date: 1978 From: Bromhead, Peter, 1933- :[One folder of original cartoons concerning New Zealand politics. Published in the Auckland Star, January - June 1978]. Ref: A-328-083 Description: The cartoon shows the Federation of Labour president Thomas Skinner, representing the F.O.L. trying to whistle into the wind. Refers to the F.O.L. Negatives...
Date: 1974 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.); Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 Ref: B-134-595 Description: This cartoon features threats of deregistration by the Minister of Labour Hugh Watt to the unions. The second scene shows Tom Skinner of the FOL and Watt go...