Paul Pinsky oral history

San Francisco State University. Labor Archives and Research Center
San Francisco State University. Labor Archives and Research Center
J. Paul Leonard Library, Room 460
1630 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, California 94132-1722
(415) 405-5571
larc@sfsu.edu
http://www.library.sfsu.edu/about/depts/larc.php
2014


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.

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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.