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Albert Vetere Lannon Labor Workshop Collection larc.ms.0370
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Availability
  • Restrictions
  • Preferred Citation
  • Separated Materials
  • Acquisition
  • Founding of the Labor Workshop
  • Biography of Albert Vetere Lannon
  • Scope and Contents

  • Title: Albert Vetere Lannon Labor Workshop collection
    Date (inclusive): 1969-1973
    Creator: Lannon, Albert Vetere, 1938-
    Collection number: larc.ms.0370
    Accession number: 2009/004
    Repository: Labor Archives and Research Center
    J. Paul Leonard Library, Room 460
    San Francisco State University
    1630 Holloway Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94132-1722
    (415) 405-5571
    larc@sfsu.edu
    Extent: 0.25 cubic ft. (1 box)
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English.
    Abstract: Consists of issues of New Directions in Labor bulletins, numbers 1-7 (1969-1970) published by the Labor Workshop of Chicago, along with a small amount of correspondence between Lannon and Workshop members, regarding the mission and focus of the newly formed group.
    Location: Collection is available onsite.

    Availability

    Collection is open for research.

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Albert V. Lannon Labor Workshop Collection, larc.ms.0370, Labor Archives and Research Center, San Francisco State University.

    Separated Materials

    "The First Sisters: Women in the Early Years of the ILWU Warehouse Union, Local 6, 1937-1969" was added to Ephemera Collection.
    181 buttons, mainly related to ILWU, but also related to civil rights, the peace movement, and political campaigns, added to Artifacts Collection.

    Acquisition

    Donated by Albert V. Lannon in 2009, accession number 2009/004.

    Founding of the Labor Workshop

    From New Directions in Labor, no. 1: "With the hope of eventually contributing to the political education of a new generation of working-class leaders, a group of 25 trade unionists, primarily young staff and rank-and-file leaders met in Morgantown, West Virginia, on October 12th [1969] and...constituted themselves as a Labor Workshop; decided to circulate a private discussion bulletin -- New Directions in Labor -- to crystallize our thinking about labor's problems and possibilities..."

    Biography of Albert Vetere Lannon

    Albert Vetere Lannon is a former ILWU Local 6 officer and retired Coordinator of the Laney College Labor Studies Program. He is the author of Second String Red and Fight Or Be Slaves: The History of the Oakland-East Bay Labor Movement and a contributor to Red Diapers: Children of the Communist Left.

    Scope and Contents

    Consists of issues of New Directions in Labor bulletins, numbers 1-7 (1969-1970) published by the Labor Workshop of Chicago, along with a small amount of correspondence between Lannon and Workshop members, regarding the mission and focus of the newly formed group.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Labor Workshop (Chicago, Ill.).
    Labor unions--United States--Periodicals.
    New Directions in Labor.