The Earl Noldin Papers contain material documenting Noldin's activity within the rail unions, and his work as an organizer
for the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.). Types of material include personal and union-related correspondence including
letters between Noldin and a prison inmate, Dan Crombie; union card and dues books; a large scrapbook of articles written
by Noldin for the I.W.W. newspaper
Industrial Worker; an incomplete set of United Railroad Operating Crafts (UROC) newsletters; and photographs. The earliest correspondence is
dated 1917; more recent materials include correspondence dated 1967 and newsletters and clippings from the late 1960s to 1971,
with the bulk of the material from the years 1943-1967.
Earl (Emil Raymond) Noldin (1893-1979) was a railroad worker active in various railroad unions. He was also an organizer for
the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.), and wrote for the organization's newspaper,
Industrial Worker. Noldin died in Berkeley, California.
0.25 cubic ft.
(1 box, 1 scrapbook)
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