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Inventory of the Boeing Strike -- Seattle, Washington Collection, 1948
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Boeing Strike -- Seattle, Washington Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1948
    Accession number: 1987/005
    Collector: Maupin, Joyce
    Extent: .2 cubic feet

    (1 scrapbook and 3 folders)
    Repository: 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.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Labor Archives & Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from materials must be submitted in writing to the Director of the Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Labor Archives & Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [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 Times, 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.