Contains passports, news clippings, letters, notes and audio cassettes pertaining to Michael Savvides, former editor of the
Greek Tribune and long-time activist in Cyprus affairs.
Michael Savvides was born in Larnaca, Cyprus, on January 4, 1903. He moved to the U.S. in 1927 where he was employed as a
cafeteria worker by the Teachers College of Columbia University. He became involved in the union and later left his job to
participate in food worker strikes. In 1935, he established the Pan Cyprian Brotherhood Food Workers Union in New York, where
he served as president. He also created the Spartacus Club, which taught English to Greek immigrants to help them gain U.S.
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