Arthur K. Bierman oral history

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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: Arthur K. Bierman oral history
Dates: 1997
Collection Number: Oral History Collection
Creator/Collector: Bierman, A. K. (Arthur Kalmer), 1923-
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 Arthur K. Bierman conducted by Peter Carroll. Describes his role in organizing opposition to the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) in 1959-1960; faculty union organizing (American Federation of Teachers) at San Francisco State University in 1952-1968; and offers a detailed look into his role as leader of the SFSU faculty strike; synoptic index available.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

Arthur K. Bierman oral history. San Francisco State University. Labor Archives and Research Center

Acquisition Information

Interview conducted by Peter Carroll, 1992.

Biography/Administrative History

San Francisco State University professor and leader in the faculty strike of 1969.

Scope and Content of Collection

Sound recording of interview with Arthur K. Bierman conducted by Peter Carroll. Describes his role in organizing opposition to the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) in 1959-1960; faculty union organizing (American Federation of Teachers) at San Francisco State University in 1952-1968; and offers a detailed look into his role as leader of the SFSU faculty strike; synoptic index available.

Indexing Terms

College students--Political activity.
San Francisco State College--Student Strike, 1968-1969.
San Francisco State College--Students.
San Francisco State College--Faculty--Political activity.
Student strikes--California--San Francisco.
Teachers' unions--California.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities.
Carroll, Peter
American Federation of Teachers.
Audiocassettes.
Oral histories.

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