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Finding Aid to the Labor Archives and Research Center Ephemera Collection LARC EPH
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  • Title: Labor Archives and Research Center ephemera collection
    Date (inclusive): 1900-2014
    Collection number: LARC EPH
    Extent: 50.0 boxes
    Repository: Labor Archives and Research Center
    J. Paul Leonard Library, Room 460
    San Francisco State University
    1630 Holloway Ave
    San Francisco, CA 94132-1722
    (415) 405-5571
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English.
    Abstract: 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 amounts of materials related to the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the United Farm Workers; organizations such as the Communist Party and Industrial Workers of the World; and topics such asagriculture, World War II, the 1934 San Francisco General Strike, and women's employment; civic associations and activist groups; and social justice related groups and subjects. Types of ephemera include: contracts; reports; leaflets; pamphlets; newsletters; constitutions and bylaws; fliers; journals and journal articles; and newspaper clippings.
    Location: Materials are stored onsite.


    Additions to the collection are ongoing.


    Arranged alphabetically by subject.


    Collection is open for research.


    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.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Labor Archives and Research Center staff.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ephemera Collection, Labor Archives and Research Center, San Francisco State University.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog:
    Bylaws (administrative records)
    California Ephemera Project.
    Fliers (printed matter)
    Labor unions--California--History--20th century.
    Labor unions--California--Oakland--History--20th century.
    Labor unions--California--San Francisco Bay Area--History--20th century.
    Labor unions--Longshoremen--United States.
    Labor unions--Organizing--California.
    Labor unions--Organizing--United States.
    Labor unions--United States--History--20th century.
    Labor--California--History--20th century.
    Labor--United States--History--20th century.
    Pacific Coast Longshoremen's Strike, 1934.
    Social movements--California--San Francisco.
    Strikes and lockouts--California--San Francisco.