Faith Craig Petric 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
2015


Descriptive Summary

Title: Faith Craig Petric oral history
Dates: 1993
Collection Number: Oral History Collection
Creator/Collector: Petric, Faith Craig, 1915-
Extent: 5 audio cassettes
Online items available
Repository: San Francisco State University. Labor Archives and Research Center
San Francisco, California 94132-1722
Abstract: Sound recording of interview with Faith Craig Petric conducted by Estelle Freedman. Describes her social work with poor and migrant farm workers, 1930s and 1940s; her time as a ship fitter during World War II; her longtime affiliations with the I.W.W., the California State Employees Association, the San Francisco Folk Music Club, and the Freedom Song Network; her career as a folk singer; and her life as a single mother, feminist, and committed leftist.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

Faith Craig Petric oral history. San Francisco State University. Labor Archives and Research Center

Acquisition Information

Interview conducted by Estelle B. Freedman, 1993.

Biography/Administrative History

Activist and folk singer.

Scope and Content of Collection

Sound recording of interview with Faith Craig Petric conducted by Estelle Freedman. Describes her social work with poor and migrant farm workers, 1930s and 1940s; her time as a ship fitter during World War II; her longtime affiliations with the I.W.W., the California State Employees Association, the San Francisco Folk Music Club, and the Freedom Song Network; her career as a folk singer; and her life as a single mother, feminist, and committed leftist.

Indexing Terms

Agricultural laborers--California--1930-1940.
Folk singers--California--San Francisco Bay Area--Interviews.
Migrant labor--California--1930-1940; World War, 1939-1945--Women--California.
Freedman, Estelle B., 1947-
California State Employees' Association.
Industrial Workers of the World.
San Francisco Folk Music Club.
Audiocassettes.
Oral histories.