Contains a transcribed copy of Lucille Kendall's 1979 interviews with Hotel & Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International
Union official Phyllis Foley documenting her experiences and activities as financial secretary-treasurer of Locals 283 and
2 in San Francisco in the 1970s, as well as the labor career of her mother, union organizer and official Bertha Metro.
Phyllis Foley was born on September 18, 1922. She moved with her family to San Francisco in the 1930s. A member of the Hotel
& Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International Union, Local 283, Foley was elected financial secretary-treasurer of the
local in 1974, assuming an office once held by her mother, union organizer Bertha Metro. Shortly after her election, Local
283, representing hotel workers, was merged into the newly formed Local 2 of the International Union. For the next several
years, Foley served as financial secretary-treasurer of Local 2 amidst growing factional strife.
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