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Stanley Koppel Papers
larc.ms.0159  
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Description
Consists of a collection of cartoons and illustrations created by artist Stanley Koppel. Materials include flyers and newsletters for Painters Local 4 (San Francisco) and the Rank and File Club of Local 892 (NY); issues of The Marker, a rank and file newsletter for members of the San Francisco Building Trades Council (1951); anti-Vietnam war labor leaflets and stationary designs; Communist Party publications; and various other printed materials. Also included are press clippings from the exhibit The Other America, where Koppel's work was exhibited, and a collection of calendars from the Graphic Arts Workshop.
Background
Stanley Koppel was born in New York City in 1911. He attended the National Academy of Design (1933) and learned etching in Mexico in 1939 and 1940. Koppel served in the U.S. Navy Submarine Service in the Pacific in World War II and was honorably discharged in 1945. The G.I. Bill enabled Koppel to study at the Students League in New York City and The Institute of Design in Chicago.
Extent
2.5 cubic ft. (2 boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Labor Archives and Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from materials must be submitted in writing to the Director of the Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Labor Archives and Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.