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Guide to the Louis J. Avelino Papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Louis J. Avelino papers
    Dates: 1915-1974
    Collection number: MS 33
    Creator: Avelino, Louis J.
    Collection Size: 1.25 linear feet (2 boxes)
    Repository: African American Museum and Library at Oakland (Oakland, Calif.)
    Oakland, CA 94612
    Abstract: The Louis J. Avelino Papers consist of photographs, ephemera, military medals, and documents related to Avelino’s participation in the International Longshoremen’s & Warehousemen’s Union.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    No access restrictions. Collection is open to the public.

    Access Restrictions

    Materials are for use in-library only, non-circulating.

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish from the Louis J. Avelino Papers must be obtained from the African American Museum and Library at Oakland.

    Preferred Citation

    Louis J. Avelino papers, MS 33, African American Museum and Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library. Oakland, California.

    Processing Information

    Sean Heyliger, 05/09/2013.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Louis J. Avelino Papers consist of photographs, ephemera, military medals, and documents related to Avelino’s participation in the International Longshoremen’s & Warehousemen’s Union. The ephemera series include dinner menus, dining cards, and a navy safety broadsheet from the Pearl Habor Navy Station, and also includes a scrapbook of newspaper clippings chiefly related to Pearl Habor. The photographs are mostly of Avelino’s friends and family members, and also includes a few images related to his work with the International Longshoremen’s & Warehousemen’s Union a track meet at Berkeley High School in 1933. The International Longshoremen’s & Warehousemen’s Union file includes the constitution and by-laws of San Francisco Area Bay ILWU pensioners, a 1957 contract for dockworkers, and an untitled manuscript three-page documenting the experiences of longshoreman Len Greer and the San Francisco maritime strike of 1934.

    Arrangement

    Series I. Photographs Series II. Ephemera Series III. International Longshoremen’s & Warehousemen’s Union Series IV. Medals

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Avelino, Louis J.
    International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union. Local 6 (San Francisco, Calif.)