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Labor Archives and Research Center, San Francisco State University
J. Paul Leonard Library, Room 460
1630 Holloway Ave
San Francisco, California 94132-1722
Phone: (415) 405-5571
Fax: (415) 338-0534
Email: larc@sfsu.edu
Collections with online items: 1
Physical collections: 108
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Addy (Al) Collection

Consists of materials related to the International Longshore and Warehousemen's Union (ILWU), Local 6 including: a black and white 1936 photo of staff; a cartoon; a bound volume of all publicity generated by the ILWU Local 6 in support of...

 
Alexander (Red) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Robert "Red" Alexander conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Describes boat building in military, World War II; master boat builder for Pacific Dry Dock/Crowley Maritime in East Bay, 1950-1979; traces great changes in shipbuilding over time; master...

 
Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 192 Records

This collection documents the activities of Local 192 of the Amalgamated Transit Union from 1930 to 2004, with the bulk of the collection covering the years 1948-1986. The records provide insight into the activities of the union and its members,...

 
Anderson (Carl T.) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Carl T. Anderson conducted by Adah Bakalinsky. Discusses childhood in Scotland and Denmark, arrival in U.S. in 1943, and working on the construction of the Carquinez Bridge; joined Pile Drivers Union when twenty-eight years old;...

 
Asiatic Exclusion League Records

The bulk of the Asiatic Exclusion League records consist of the minutes and proceedings of monthly meetings and the first convention of the League, spanning the years 1906-1910; the collection also contains the proceedings of the first two conventions of...

 
Automotive Machinist Union, Lodge No. 1305 Records

Consists of the records of Automotive Machinist Union, Lodge No. 1305, originally founded in San Francisco and later including Marin County, Oakland, and Eureka. The collection spans the years 1919 to 1970, and includes minutes of the executive board, bylaws,...

 
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Bardacke (Frank) Watsonville Canneries Strike Records

The Frank Bardacke Watsonville Canneries Strike Collection consists of materials collected by Bardacke, one of the founders of the Watsonville chapter of Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU) and a resident of that community since the early 1970s, who was...

 
Bay Area Labor Theatre Records

Records include governance documents including some minutes, the articles of incorporation, by-laws, and balloting results.

 
Bay Area Typographical Union Local No. 21

The Bay Area Typographical Union (BATU) collection contains the organizational records and materials donated by the BATU in January, 1985....

 
Bierman (Arthur K.) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Arthur K. Bierman conducted by Peter Carroll. Describes his role in organizing opposition to the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) in 1959-1960; faculty union organizing (American Federation of Teachers) at San Francisco State University...

 
Bierman (Arthur K.) Papers

The bulk of this collection of the personal papers of Arthur K. Bierman is divided into two major series: 1) American Federation of Teachers, and 2) Anti-HUAC Activities. The AFT material is focused primarily on organizing activities in Local 1352,...

 
Boeing Strike -- Seattle, Washington Collection

The scrapbook, predominantly of newspaper clippings from the and from April 29 through September 21 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...

 
Bookbinders and Bindery Women's Union, Local 31-125 Records

The collection consists of records, primarily minutes, of the Bookbinders and Bindery Women's Union, Local 31-125 and its predecessors. The collection also includes bank records, dance cards and banquet programs, arbitration agreements, and constitutions and by- laws. The records date...

 
Brotsky (Allan) Oral History

Sound recording of Allan Brotsky interview conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Brotsky recounts his life as a Bay Area labor and civil rights attorney.

 
Brown (Archie) Collection

The Archie Brown collection includes items from the 1930s and 1960s, but the majority of materials date from the 1970s, and document Brown's active role in the ILWU, the Communist Party, and a host of progressive organizations. The many pamphlets...

 
Burgess (Angi) Collection on Communications Workers of America (CWA) Locals 9410 and 9430

Consists of the files of Angi (Evangeline) Burgess, particularly as they relate to her service as shop steward and executive board member with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) District 9, and locals 9430 (San Francisco, California) and 9410 (Foster...

 
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Caldwell (Malcolm and Lillian) Papers

The Malcolm and Lillian Caldwell papers consist primarily of correspondence, campaign materials, clippings, and notes related to Malcolm Caldwell's work with union and political organizations, including the AFL, the CIO, the Independent Progressive Party, and the CIO Joint Anti-Fascist Refugee...

 
California Department of Industrial Relations Records

Consists of published materials, largely pamphlets and reports, from agencies in the U.S. Department of Labor and the Work Projects Administration (WPA). Though mainly national in scope, some materials specifically address working conditions in California. Although the earliest publication is...

 
California Labor School Collection

Consists of materials generated by the California Labor School, spanning the entire life of the School from its founding as the Tom Mooney Labor School in 1942 until its closing by the Internal Revenue Service in 1957. Materials include: catalogs,...

 
California State Federation of Labor (CSFL) Photograph Collection #15

The collection is made up of 147 black and white images, 113 of which are 8" x 10;" the balance range from 2" x 3" to 5" x 7." All photographs are housed in one document box. They span the...

 
California Surveillance Collection

The California Surveillance Collection consists primarily of undercover agent reports and other materials documenting the activities of labor organizations and organizations on the left, 1934-1940, including the Communist Party of San Francisco, and labor leader Harry Bridges. The materials were...

 
Central Labor Council of Alameda County

The records of the Central Labor Council of Alameda County (CLCAC) primarily reflect the activity of the Council, in all of its roles, during the tenure of its secretary-treasurers, Robert S. Ash (1943-1967), and for a shorter period, Richard K....

 
Cigar Makers' International Union of America, Local 291 (San Jose, Calif.) Records

Consists of one ledger of minutes 1906-1912, which includes mention of relief efforts after the San Francisco earthquake, and one financial ledger, 1903-1907.

 
Civil Service Association of San Francisco Records

Consists of bound volumes of minutes, 1906-1929, 1935-1938; minutes of the executive committee, 1914-1918; resolutions; and scrapbooks of clippings from the .

 
Coleman (William Neal) Iron Workers International Union Collection

Consists of materials related to Coleman's work as General Organizer and International Representative for the Iron Workers International Union. Includes weekly reports, correspondence, convention proceedings, and minutes for the District Council meetings, and contracts for locals 509 (Los Angeles), 624...

 
Comacho (Peter) International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 85 Collection

Consists of records from International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 85 of San Francisco, donated by Peter Comacho. Materials include canceled checks from 1904 to 1906; general meeting minutes from 1907 to 1910; executive board minutes from 1908 to 1910; contract...

 
Cuénod (Carol) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Carol Cuénod conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Topics include insightful reflections on politically active mother, Left politics in California during 1940s-1950s, California Labor School, and International Longshore and Warehouse Union.

 
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De Losada (Dorothy Elizabeth "Betty") Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Dorothy Elizabeth "Betty" De Losada conducted by Lynn Bonfield. Interview focuses on friendship with Nikki Bridges Flynn, wife of ILWU leader Harry Bridges.

 
deLappe (Pele) Papers

Consists of the correspondence and personal papers of Pele (Phyllis) deLappe, amassed during the years 1938-2002. Correspondence includes a large collection of letters from Decca Treuhaft, also known as Jessica Mitford, Steve Murdock, and with various publishers. Papers include typescripts...

Dummatzen (Fred) Golden Gate Bridge Construction Photograph Album

Photograph album containing images and clippings of and about Fred (Gustaf Frederick) Dummatzen, a Golden Gate Bridge laborer, and member of the Construction and General Laborer's Union, No. 261. The bulk of the photographs, taken by Dummatzen and his fellow...

 
Durkin (Robert E.) International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots, Local 90 Collection

Consists of material collected by Robert Durkin during his years in the Masters, Mates and Pilots. Durkin was extensively involved in union politics and as a result the bulk of the collection deals with administrative and election related topics; the...

 
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Employers' Associations Collection

Files on business management associations, predominantly from California, gathered by the San Francisco Employers Council Research Department for professor Sumner Slichter of Harvard University to prepare him for his late 1940's study of labor relations on the Pacific Coast.

 
Evenson (Morris R.) Papers

The Morris R. Evenson Papers contain biographical material, personal correspondence, and writings, as well as records of the International Brotherhood of Painters & Allied Trades (IBPAT) Bay Area Local Unions (including correspondence, election records, news clippings, and administrative and legal...

 
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Fletcher (Fred D.) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Fred D. Fletcher (b. 1920) conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Gives his recollections of the San Francisco Examiner and News-Call Bulletin merger of 1965 and the San Francisco newspaper strike of 1968.

 
Food, Tobacco, Agricultural and Allied Workers of America (Fta) and Related Agricultural Unions Records

The files in this collection have been divided into series following, as closely as possible, the numbering system used by the law offices. Generally speaking, this system assigns a four-digit number (e.g. 2015) to each client. Ascending numbers then are...

 
Frontlash San Francisco Collection

The Frontlash San Francisco collection consists of correspondence, fund-raising material, and print material (such as newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and posters). Folders are also devoted to specific topics, groups, and projects associated with Frontlash San Francisco, including Israel/Zionism, the Young People's...

 
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Goldberger (Jack) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Jack Goldberger conducted by Adah Bakalinsky. Describes the Teamsters' split from the San Francisco Labor Council in the late 1950s, as well as his impressions of Teamsters leaders Dave Beck and Jimmy Hoffa and his...

 
Green (Terry) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Terry Green conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Recalls student life at UC Berkeley and part-time waterfront work, 1938-1941; Left politics in East Bay, 1940s to early 1990s; serving as steward in Office and Professional Employees Union,...

 
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Hardy (George) Papers

Consists of a selection of George Hardy's papers, including personal files, correspondence, clippings, materials relating to the George Scalise case of the 1930s, a biography titled "So Much to be Done: George Hardy's Life in Organized Labor," and an oversized...

 
Hardy (George) Photograph Collection No. 14

This collection offers visual images of the career of George Hardy. It includes many union activities such as conventions and strikes. George Hardy is the central figure in most images....

 
Household Workers' Rights Records

Consists of materials from the nonprofit organization Household Workers' Rights, including a questionnaire, newsletters, and registration forms.

 
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Institute of Industrial Relations. University of California, Berkeley Records

The collection includes arbitration files of Eliel's work as well as files of many other arbitrators, particularly those of Paul Sinsheimer. Documents from these arbitrations cover the years 1917 to 1949. Many of the arbitrated disputes included strikes so there...

 
International Association of Machinists, Lodge 284 Records

Records of Oakland-based International Association of Machinists, Lodge 284, including business agent, apprenticeship training, contracts and agreements files. The earliest material in the collection is the 1917 minutes ledger. The most recent material is 1966 correspondence in the Agreements Series....

 
International Association Of Machinists, Lodge #68 Records

The files of IAM #68 are arranged into three series: Minutes, Membership and Treasury. Types of material in the collection include of bound volumes of minutes, financial ledgers and membership records. A detailed series list is attached....

 
International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Local Lodge 6 (San Francisco, Calif.) Records

The records of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Local lodge 6 include minutes, administrative records, membership records, contracts and documentation of relations with government agencies, along with materials from conventions and the negotiations for the master shipbuilding contract of the...

 
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 70 Records

The files of Teamsters Local 70 are divided into four series: Teamsters Local 70, Teamsters Local 515 (Oakland chauffeurs' union), International Brotherhood of Teamsters material, and non-Teamsters material....

 
International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 85 Records

This small collection has only one series: Teamsters Local 85. Included within it are minutes, office correspondence, and contracts and agreements....

 
International Ladies Garment Workers Union San Francisco Joint Board Records

This small collection contains correspondence, minutes, wage information and financial records of the union during the thirties and forties. Because of the abbreviated nature of the collection much of what is present in these categories is incomplete....

 
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Kagel (Sam) Collection

This collection contains the case files for over 4000 labor arbitrations and mediations heard by Sam Kagel, his son John Kagel, and others during the years 1949 to 1997. The cases involve unions and companies in the San Francisco Bay...

 
Kutnick (Lisette and Sam) Abraham Lincoln Brigade Collection

The bulk of the collection consists of typed transcripts of letters (circa 130) written by members of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade from the Spanish Civil War to family and friends in the Bay Area, collected by Lisette (Lee) Kutnick when...

 
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Labor Archives and Research Center Ephemera Collection

The collection consists of a wide range of ephemera pertaining to labor in the Bay Area, California and the nation. Dating from roughly 1900 to the present, the collection includes ephemera created by or related to labor unions, with large...

 
Labor Herald Photograph Collection No. 12

The collection consists of 280 photographs covering the decades 1930s-1960s; the bulk is from the 1940s. It represents a visual record of the leaders, meetings, strikes, World War II activities, Labor Day parades, and anti-Taft-Hartley demonstrations of major CIO unions...

 
Labor Project for Working Families Records

Labor Project for Working Families (LPWF) records comprise materials collected by Netsy Firestein in her position as founder and executive director of the organization from 1992 until 2013. The collection includes administrative and research materials, correspondence, newsletters, and publications produced...

 
Lannon (Albert Vetere) Labor Workshop Collection

Consists of issues of bulletins, numbers 1-7 (1969-1970) published by the Labor Workshop of Chicago, along with a small amount of correspondence between Lannon and Workshop members, regarding the mission and focus of the newly formed group.

 
Lathen (Stanley) Collection

The collection is comprised of documents and photographs from Lathen's labor and political activities in Vallejo. It ranges from a 1928 Plasterers' & Cement Finishers' Union Constitution to a 1995 holiday card from Bill and Hillary Clinton. Also included are...

 
Lathen (Stanley) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Stanley Lathen conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Central figure in labor movement of Vallejo, California, World War II until retirement, 1968; organizer for Vallejo Plasterers Union, early 1930s to 1941; in 1941 revitalized Retail Store Employees...

 
Lewis (William J.) Collection

Includes correspondence from the period of the 1934 Pacific Coast Maritime strike, when Lewis was International Longshoremen's Association (ILA) district president for the West Coast; scrapbooks from the 1934 strike era that document his strike leadership, his attempts to quash...

 
Liebes (Richard) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Richard Liebes conducted by Adah Bakalinsky. Describes his work with the War Labor Board during World War II, his four decades with the SEIU, and the first Kaiser strike in 1968; synoptic index available.

 
Lusty Lady Collection

This collection contains rank-and-file organizers' records relating to the successful campaign to unionize the Lusty Lady Theater in San Francisco, California. In addition to standard union issues such as pay, grievance procedure, hours, benefits and time off, this collection documents...

 
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Mahoney (Dan) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Dan Mahoney conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Irish nationalist, peace advocate, and organizer for Newspaper Guild in New York City; discusses Irish working class family life before World War II, co-founding chapter of the League against...

 
Maritime Federation of the Pacific Coast Records

The Maritime Federation of the Pacific Coast records document the activities of the Maritime Federation of the Pacific Coast (MFPC), more commonly known as the Maritime Federation of the Pacific (MFP), an organization representing the interests of longshoremen, seamen, ship...

 
Material Gathered on the Federal Writers Project San Francisco

Consists of a staple-bound volume of short stories and poems by San Francisco writers working under the authority of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Federal Writers' Project in San Francisco, on the American Guide and other publications. The volume was...

 
Maupin (Joyce) Papers

Consists of the personal papers of Joyce (Cowley) Maupin, including pamphlets and articles written by Joyce Cowley; correspondence, biographical materials, photographs and files. Also includes an oral history transcript on World War II, and issue of , and two stapled...

 
Meadows (Jerrie) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Jerrie Meadows conducted by Glenna Matthews. Community organizer and activist; worked as research department secretary for the ILWU, 1947-1952; office secretary for the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians Local 51, 1958-1967; supervisor and...

 
Mixer (Madeline) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Madeline Mixer conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Recalls classes from Clark Kerr, UC Berkeley, and work for UC's Heller Committee for research in social economics; contains rich assessment of Women's Bureau leadership in Washington, D.C., 1960s-1970s,...

 
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Nicolopulos (Tom) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Tom Nicolopulos conducted by Adah Bakalinsky. Employee, State Conciliation Service, 1948-1976; describes a variety of San Francisco strikes, including Machinists Union Local 68 in 1946, asparagus pickers in 1947-1948, and nurses and farmworkers in 1966;...

 
Noldin (Earl) Papers

The Earl Noldin Papers contain material documenting Noldin's activity within the rail unions, and his work as an organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.). Types of material include personal and union-related correspondence including letters between Noldin and...

 
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Olson (Leon) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Leon Olson conducted by Adah Bakalinsky. Describes the anti-Hearst newspaper strike of 1968; San Rafael Independent Journal strike, ca. 1970s; the shrinking number of newspapers, 1970s-1980s; and the impact of new technologies on the Typographers...

 
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Pauline (Jean) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Jean Pauline conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Discusses youth in Brooklyn, 1920s-1930s, early interest in cooperatives and anarchism, coming to California, 1944; helping establish Peace and Freedom Party in San Diego, 1967; and Modern Times Bookstore...

 
Payne (Perley) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Perley Payne conducted by Fred Hirsh. Discusses growing up in a pioneer farming family in the Santa Clara Valley; agricultural and orchard work in the 1930s, including labor conditions for bindlestiffs and itinerant agricultural laborers;...

 
Petric (Faith Craig) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Faith Craig Petric conducted by Estelle Freedman. Describes her social work with poor and migrant farm workers, 1930s and 1940s; her time as a ship fitter during World War II; her longtime affiliations with the...

 
Pinsky (Paul) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Paul Pinsky conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Recalls U.C. Berkeley; labor organizing, 1930s; discusses career as Research Director, California CIO Council, late 1930s-late 1940s; represented International Fishermen & Allied Workers of America (IFAWA) and Marine Cooks...

 
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Radcliff (Peter) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Peter Radcliff conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Describes his activities with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) before the San Francisco State Strike of 1968-69, the role of strike activists, leaders and opponents in detail, assesses...

 
Ramos (Avelino) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Avelino "Abba" Ramos conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Describes youth in Hawaii as son of Filipino sugar worker, coming of ILWU to Islands in 1940s, CIO organizing work in Hawaii, and career in California with Local...

 
Randolph (Julian F.) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Julian F. Randolph conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Describes his involvement in the San Francisco State Strike, the evolution of faculty unionism at San Francisco State University, his efforts on behalf of faculty rights as an...

 
Reed (Dave) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Dave Reed conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Remembers boxing days, early 1930s; longshore work, 1933; witnessing S.F. police shooting workers during 1934 strike, being arrested for own union activity in 1934, meeting Henry Schmidt, Local 10...

 
Riggers' and Stevedores' Union Records

The Riggers' and Stevedores' Union Records include nine bound volumes of minutes from meetings from the years 1906-1919, and four folders of loose items from the years 1906-1918.

 
Roberts (Holland) California Labor School Collection

The bulk of the Holland Roberts California Labor School collection consists of the first draft of Roberts' memoirs, written circa 1971, centering on his time at the California Labor School. The memoirs provide a retrospective view of the School and...

 
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Sampson (Tim) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Tim Sampson conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Describes posts with Avalon-Carver Community Center, Los Angeles; Center for Community Development, Fresno; and National Welfare Rights Organization (NWRO), Washington, D.C.; Administrative Director, NWRO, 1967-1970; analyzes techniques of successful...

 
Sampson (Tim) Photograph Collection No. 8

This collection is arranged in sixteen folders with attention paid to original order and grouping upon arrival to the Labor Archives. Each folder lists a and contains several listed in the descriptive guide. Photographers and identified individuals are also documented...

 
San Francisco Building & Construction Trades Council Records

The BTC files are divided into two series: the San Francisco Building Trades Council (later known as the San Francisco Building and Construction Trades Council) and the San Francisco Building Trades Council's Temple Association. Neither series contain complete records for...

 
San Francisco Labor Council Records

The Records in this collection primarily reflect the activities of the SFLC during the 1960s and early 1970s. A number of individual items and files, two of the record series, and most of the long newspaper runs document earlier history...

 
Sanchez (John) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with John Sanchez conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Former agricultural worker; recalls killing of unionists by growers in Pixley, California, during 1933 Central Valley cotton strike; describes harsh living and working conditions of Central Valley’s Mexican American...

 
Santos (Edward J.) Papers

The collection offers a glimpse into the world of a maritime organizer's life during the late 1940s. The bulk of the material spans from 1940 to 1950. Possibly the most valuable portion of the collection can be found in the...

 
Schneiderman (William) Papers

Primarily material related to Schneiderman's role as California State secretary of the Communist Party, including correspondence, leaflets, clippings, pamphlets, memoranda, reports, hearing transcripts and manuscript for his autobiography, , including one chapter not published.

 
Selvin (David) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with David Selvin conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Selvin's parents immigrated from Russia to Tooele, Utah in 1909, drawn by family ties to the Jewish agricultural community which had settled in the central part of that state....

 
Service Employees International Union (SEIU) United Healthcare Workers-West Records

This collection is comprised of the Northern California records of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) United Healthcare Workers-West, and its predecessor Union Local 250. Records date from 1934-2010 (photocopied material only for 1934 -circa 1950). Materials primarily document the...

 
Service Employees International Union (SEIU) United Service Workers West Records

The collection comprises the California records of the Building Service Employees International Union (BSEIU), later known as the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), and contains the predecessor records for Local 24/7 and Local 44. The records document the union's involvement...

 
Shelley (Joan-Marie) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Joan-Marie Shelley conducted by Adah Bakalinsky. Describes her involvement with school unions, 1955-1970, and her rise to become president of the United Educators of San Francisco in 1984; discusses her views on bilingual education, violence...

 
Shelley (John F.) Collection

Contents of the collection are primarily newspaper clipping scrapbooks and files maintained by Shelley's office staff and provided by a professional clipping service. Newspapers represented include the San Francisco Chronicle, Examiner and Call-Bulletin, the Sacramento Bee and as well as...

 
Shipwrights, Joiners and Boat Builders Local 1149 Records

The collection largely consists of textual records, primarily minutes and office correspondence of Shipwrights Local 1149. Also included are union/employer agreements, conference summaries, books on shipbuilding in WWII, dues books and one waterfront pass. ...

 
Sign, Display and Allied Crafts Union - Local 510 Records

Except for the minutebook, Pension Trust records, printed price lists and misc. papers, the physical bulk of the material included in this collection concerns the technical training, methods, materials and styles studied and used by the members of Local 510....

 
Solomon (Eric) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Eric Solomon conducted by Peter Carroll. Describes SFSU in the 1960s as a "liberal teacher's dream" details his leadership of the SFSU faculty strike, its development, and its legacies.

 
Stack (Loretta Starvus) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Loretta Starvus Stack conducted by Lucille Kendall. Discusses working-class childhood in Willimantic, Connecticut; her time with the party; and imprisonment as one of Smith Act defendants in 1951. Discusses the conditions of being jailed with...

 
Stack (Loretta Starvus) Papers

The Loretta Starvus Stack collection consists of letters, cards and drawings sent by Smith Act defendant, Loretta Stack, to her husband, Walter Stack, and children, as well as those she received from family and friends while she was detained in...

 
Sutliff (Judith) collection

The Judith Sutliff collection consists of personal papers donated by Sutliff, gathered while working as a volunteer with the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA), and the United Farm Workers (UFW) during the years 1962-1982. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings,...

 
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Union WAGE (Women's Alliance To Gain Equality) Records

The Union WAGE collection contains the office files of the organization. Types of materials include the minutes and correspondence of the Executive Board, the organization's constitutions, convention documents, administrative records, membership documentation, general correspondence, information on other feminist groups and...

 
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local 1240 (Chico, Calif.) Records

Consists of records from the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Local 1240 (Chico, Calif.) and other predecessor locals, including Local 2043 and Local 156. Materials from locals 1254, 1495, 1599, 1970, and 1051 are also included. The...

 
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local 180 (Vallejo, Calif.) Records

Includes minutes of the executive board for the years 1900-1916 and 1942-1981; applications for membership, 1908-1912; jurisdictional disputes file, 1953-1957; history file, 1902-1957; a 1955 civil suit, and the financial secretary’s record book, 1940-1941.

 
United Church of Christ, Northern California Conference Records

Minutes, correspondence, resolutions, reports, and newsletters, demonstrating the role of the United Church of Christ, Northern California Conference and affiliated religious organizations in the farm labor movement, California farming communities, and the Conference's strong support for farm workers and small...

 
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America Collection

This collection consists of the office files of UE Local 1412. The bulk of the records date from the late 1940s to the early 1970s. The earliest material is UE Local 1412's charter dated June 3, 1938. The files show...

 
United Professors of California Collection

The office files of the UPC are divided into sixteen series. Types of materials within the collection include the minutes of the executive board, constitution and bylaws, membership documentation, publications of the UPC and its locals, grievance files, committee records,...

 
U.S. National War Labor Board Records

The Clark Kerr Collection records the full range of labor relations during World War II. Over half of the material is dispute cases brought before the Tenth Regional War Labor Board. These case files may include directive orders, briefs, opinions,...

 
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Watson (Don) Oral History

Sound recording of interview with Don Watson conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Reviews work-life and activism in Marine Cooks and Stewards, CIO, late 1940s-early 1950s; and in ILWU, 1955-1993; remembers waterfront screening, McCarthy period; recalls Jimmy Herman and racial integration of...

 
Weaver (Alan) Papers Related to the Sierra Employees Alliance, United Autoworkers Union, Local 2103

Material collected by Alan Weaver related to organizing Sierra Club employees, including the Sierra Employee Alliance (SEA), United Autoworkers Union, Local 2103; and John Muir Local 100. Includes correspondence, emails, clippings, meeting agendas and minutes, contracts, committee records, flyers and...

 
Western Labor Communications Association Records

Consists of the office files of the Western Labor Communications Association (WLCA), donated by Fred Glass. Includes notes, agendas, correspondence, and materials from WLCA conferences and Executive Board Meetings from 1991 to their final meeting in June 2006. Also includes...

 
Working Group Records

The Working Group Collection contains production, research, outreach, and financial records generated by the The Working Group in producing the television series , and The collection also contains materials created in the production of contract documentaries and films for...

 
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Yoneda (Elaine B.) Collection

The Elaine Black Yoneda Collection is divided into eleven series: ...