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Paul Pinsky oral history
Oral History Collection  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Paul Pinsky oral history
    Dates: 1995
    Collection Number: Oral History Collection
    Creator/Collector: Pinsky, Paul, 1912-
    Extent: 3 audio cassettes
    Repository: San Francisco State University. Labor Archives and Research Center
    San Francisco, California 94132-1722
    Abstract: Sound recording of interview with Paul Pinsky conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Recalls U.C. Berkeley; labor organizing, 1930s; discusses career as Research Director, California CIO Council, late 1930s-late 1940s; represented International Fishermen & Allied Workers of America (IFAWA) and Marine Cooks and Stewards (MCS) at their CIO purge trials, 1950; consultant to ILWU specializing in employee benefit and union insurance plans; searching comments on ILWU leadership.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC), J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    Paul Pinsky oral history. San Francisco State University. Labor Archives and Research Center

    Acquisition Information

    Interview conducted by Harvey Schwartz, 1995.

    Biography/Administrative History

    Longtime labor activist and consultant to unions in California and Hawaii.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Sound recording of interview with Paul Pinsky conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Recalls U.C. Berkeley; labor organizing, 1930s; discusses career as Research Director, California CIO Council, late 1930s-late 1940s; represented International Fishermen & Allied Workers of America (IFAWA) and Marine Cooks and Stewards (MCS) at their CIO purge trials, 1950; consultant to ILWU specializing in employee benefit and union insurance plans; searching comments on ILWU leadership.

    Indexing Terms

    Schwartz, Harvey
    Audiocassettes.
    Oral histories.