Scope and Content
Title: Boeing Strike -- Seattle, Washington Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1948
Accession number: 1987/005
Extent: .2 cubic feet
(1 scrapbook and 3 folders)
San Francisco State University. Labor Archives & Research Center
San Francisco, California 94132
Shelf location: For current information on the location of these
materials, please consult the Center's online catalog.
Collection is open for research.
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[Identification of item], Boeing Strike -- Seattle, Washington Collection, 1987/005 , Labor Archives & Research Center,
San Francisco State University.
This scrapbook was compiled and donated to the archives by Joyce Maupin, union organizer and activist.
Scope and Content
The scrapbook, predominantly of newspaper clippings from the
Seattle Post-Intelligence, and
The Militant from April 29
th through September 21
st, 1948 records the strike between the International Association of Machinists (IAM), Lodge 751 and Boeing Aircraft Company
in Seattle, WA. The scrapbook also includes: Picket Line Briefs, volume 1, nos. 2 - 110, incomplete, April 23
rd - September 2
nd 1948; strike ephemera (flyers, leaflets, etc.); radio speech transcript by Socialist Workers Party candidate for United States
President, Farell Dobbs, broadcast on station KING, Seattle, WA, August 21
st 1948; and the 1944 contract between Boeing Aircraft Company and the IAM.