Guide to the San Francisco hotel strike of 1937, arbitration proceedings, 1937

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Guide to the San Francisco hotel strike of 1937, arbitration proceedings, 1937

Collection number: M0335

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1981 Mar. 18
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: San Francisco hotel strike of 1937, arbitration proceedings,
Date (inclusive): 1937
Collection number: Special Collections M0335
Extent: 1 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. J. Jacques Schlaepfer, 1981.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] San Francisco hotel strike of 1937, arbitration proceedings, M0335, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Content

Mimeograph of arbitration proceedings between the San Francisco Local Joint Executive Board of the Hotel and Restaurant Employees' International Alliance and Bartenders' International League of America and the Hotel Employees and Hotel Operators. The strike, which involved members of six labor unions, lasted eighty-nine daysdays and affected some 55 hotels. Arbitration hearings began 20 Sept. 1937 and lasted until 26 Oct. Includes briefs, exhibits, and arbitration award.*
Union brief 4 vols; Hotel owners brief, vol. 1 - vol 3 (vol.2 Missing); arbitration award, 1 folder.

Additional Note

San Francisco hotel strike, 1937. Proceedings. 335

Container List

 

Opening brief for the unions and supporting exhibits. September 20, 1937.

Box 1, Folder 1

Table of contents. (This is a detailed breakdown for the contents of box 1. The pages are numbered consecutively so one can find a particular subject in the union brief by using this folder.

Box 1, Folder 2, Page(s) 1-29

Introduction,

Box 1, Folder 3, Page(s) 30 - 62

Part II - Industrial relations in the hotel industry,

Box 1, Folder 4, Page(s) 63 - 97

Part III - The issues; wages, hours, conditions,

Box 1, Folder 5, Page(s) 98 - 130

Part IV - Bartenders,

Box 1, Folder 6, Page(s) 131 - 162

Part V - Cooks,

Box 1, Folder 7, Page(s) 163 - 198

Part V (cont'd),

Box 1, Folder 8, Page(s) 199 - 219

Part VI - Miscellaneous employees, description of work, wages, etc.

Box 1, Folder 9, Page(s) 220 - 233

Part VI (cont'd)

Box 1, Folder 10, Page(s) 234 - 255

Part VII - The waiter & waitress,

Box 1, Folder 11, Page(s) 256 - 277

Part VII (cont'd)

Box 1, Folder 12, Page(s) 278 - 308

Part VIII - hotel service employees,

Box 1, Folder 13, Page(s) 309 - 333

Part VIII - hotel service employees,

Box 1, Folder 14, Page(s) 334 - 359

Part VIII - hotel service employees,

Box 1, Folder 15, Page(s) 360 - 387

Part VIII - hotel service employees,

Box 1, Folder 16, Page(s) 388 - 413

Part VIII - hotel service employees,

Box 1, Folder 17, Page(s) 414 - 452

Part VIII - hotel service employees,

Box 1, Folder 18, Page(s) 453 - 472

Part VIII (cont'd), including general provisions for all classifications of employees represented by local #283.

Box 1, Folder 19, Page(s) 473 - 503

Part IX - a living wage,

Box 1, Folder 20, Page(s) 504 - 534

Part X - Basic working conditions & hours of labor,

Box 1, Folder 21, Page(s) 535 - 564

Part X - Basic working conditions & hours of labor,

Box 1, Folder 22, Page(s) 565 - 593

Part X - Basic working conditions & hours of labor,

Box 1, Folder 23, Page(s) 594 - 617

Part X - Basic working conditions & hours of labor,

Box 1, Folder 24, Page(s) 618 - 645

Rebuttal for unions,

Box 1, Folder 25, Page(s) 646 - 671

Rebuttal for unions,

Box 1, Folder 26, Page(s) 672 - 698

Rebuttal for unions,

Box 2, Folder 1

Brief for hotel owners, September 30, 1937.

Page(s) 1 - 17

Introduction, background to proceedings,

Box 2, Folder 2, Page(s) 18 - 39

Proposals: wage scales,

Box 2, Folder 3, Page(s) 40 - 69

Part II - Bartenders

 

Part III - Class A hotels,

Box 2, Folder 4

Part III(cont'd.)

Page(s) 70 - 98

Part IV - Class B1 hotels,

Box 2, Folder 5, Page(s) 99 - 108

Part V - Class B2 hotels, kitchen.

Page 109 - 118

Part VI Class B2 hotels, non-kitchen.

Page 119 - 128

Class C hotels

Page 129 - 134

Class D hotels

Box 2, Folder 6, Page(s) 135 - 159

Part VII - American plan hotels

Note

[Pages 160 - 272 are missing]
Box 2, Folder 7

Index to pages 273 - 427 and appendices (useful to the reader as a guide to this final section)

Page(s) 273 - 287

Schedule of wage proposals,

Box 2, Folder 8, Page(s) 288 - 316

Part XI - Brief for hotel owners: argument (by Gregory A. Harrison)

Box 2, Folder 9, Page(s) 817 - 343

Part XI - Brief for hotel owners: argument (by Gregory A. Harrison)

Box 2, Folder 10, Page(s) 344 - 373

Part XI - Brief for hotel owners: argument (by Gregory A. Harrison)

Box 2, Folder 11, Page(s) 374 - 404

Part XI - Brief for hotel owners: argument (by Gregory A. Harrison)

Box 2, Folder 12, Page(s) 405 - 441

Part XI - Brief for hotel owners: argument (by Gregory A. Harrison)

Box 2, Folder 13

Employers' brief - schedules

Box 2, Folder 14

Arbitration proceedings/award.

Page(s) 1 - 29

Table of contents to pages 1 - 76 (Reader should use this as a detailed index to these pages)

Box 2, Folder 15, Page(s) 29a - 50

Arbitration proceedings/award (cont'd)

Box 2, Folder 16, Page(s) 50a - 77

Arbitration proceedings/award (cont'd)