Tim Sampson 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: Tim Sampson oral history
Dates: 1998
Collection Number: Oral History Collection
Creator/Collector: Sampson, Tim, 1935-
Extent: 7 audio cassettes
Repository: San Francisco State University. Labor Archives and Research Center
San Francisco, California 94132-1722
Abstract: Sound recording of interview with Tim Sampson conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Describes posts with Avalon-Carver Community Center, Los Angeles; Center for Community Development, Fresno; and National Welfare Rights Organization (NWRO), Washington, D.C.; Administrative Director, NWRO, 1967-1970; analyzes techniques of successful community organizing; recalls Cesar Chavez, Saul Alinsky, and George A. Wiley; hired at SFSU, 1970; President California Faculty Association at San Francisco State University and important local and state faculty union leader, 1980s and 1990s.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

Tim Sampson oral history. San Francisco State University. Labor Archives and Research Center

Acquisition Information

Interview conducted by Harvey Schwartz, 1998.

Biography/Administrative History

Community activist, champion of underdogs and labor rights; professor, Social Work, San Francisco State University.

Scope and Content of Collection

Sound recording of interview with Tim Sampson conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Describes posts with Avalon-Carver Community Center, Los Angeles; Center for Community Development, Fresno; and National Welfare Rights Organization (NWRO), Washington, D.C.; Administrative Director, NWRO, 1967-1970; analyzes techniques of successful community organizing; recalls Cesar Chavez, Saul Alinsky, and George A. Wiley; hired at SFSU, 1970; President California Faculty Association at San Francisco State University and important local and state faculty union leader, 1980s and 1990s.

Indexing Terms

Schwartz, Harvey
Audiocassettes.
Oral histories.