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Series 1: Local 11 Records Bulk, 1980-2012 1952-2013

Language of Materials: Materials in this series are primarily in English, some materials in Spanish.

Scope and Content

The series consists of materials related to the work of UNITE HERE Local 11. Included are files from union leaders Maria Elena Durazo, Kurt Petersen, and Tom Walsh; Executive Board meeting minutes, chronological newsclippings in English and Spanish compiled by a union member identified as Carlitos, photographs, and ephemera. Union leader files may include newspaper clippings, union flyers and publications, a small amount of court case documentation, anti-union literature published by employers, shop steward training materials, and photographs. Materials represent events such as the International immigrant Workers Freedom Ride (IWFR) and LAANE's Century Boulevard hotels organizing campaign, among others; efforts on behalf of employees from Southern California hotels such as Hilton, Hyatt, Delfina, New Otani, and Sheraton, among others; and legal matters involving the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Also included are a small amount of buttons, posters, T-shirts, and a quilt top banner, created by hotel workers. Audiovisual materials include Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride videos, and Local 11 produced videos.

Organization and Arrangement

The series is arranged into the following subseries:
  • Subseries 1.1 Executive Board Meeting Minutes (1952-1954, 1961-1963, 1972-1982, 1994, undated)
  • Subseries 1.2 Kurt Petersen files (circa 1980s-2012)
  • Subseries 1.3 Tom Walsh files (circa 1970s-circa 2004)
  • Subseries 1.4 Maria Elena Durazo files (1989-2008)
  • Subseries 1.5 News clippings (1994-2013)
  • Subseries 1.6 Photographs and ephemera (1970s, 1991-2004, 1999, circa 2008)

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SERIES CONTAINS AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS: Audiovisual materials in this collection will require assessment and possible digitization for safe access. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

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SERIES CONTAINS DIGITAL MATERIALS: Special equipment or further processing may be required for viewing. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
 

Subseries 1.1: Executive Board Meeting minutes 1952-1994

Scope and Content

The meeting minutes document the work of the Local 11 Executive Board during the early 1950s and 1960s, 1972-1982, and 1994. Additionally included is a Grievance Processing and Settlement / Arbitration Preparation and Presentation multi-page document.

Organization and Arrangement

Minutes are arranged in loose chronological order.
Box 8, Folder 1-19

Executive Board meeting minutes 1952-1980

Box 9, Folder 1-4

Executive board meeting minutes 1981-1994

Box 9, Folder 5

Grievance Processing and Settlement/Arbitration Preparation and Presentation documentation undated

 

Subseries 1.2: Kurt Petersen files 1980s-2012

Scope and Content

Kurt Petersen files document Local 11 efforts on behalf of employees employed at Southern California hotels and restaurants. Includes documentation concerning hotels such as Hilton and Hyatt, among others, a small number of files related to the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE) Century Boulevard living wage campaign, anti union material, ephemera, articles pertaining to union and labor activities, and a small amount of union-related agreements.

Organization and Arrangement

Files are arranged alphabetically by file titles.
Box 9, Folder 66

10 Cities 10 Times Stronger pamphlet undated

Box 9, Folder 6

410 K article 2008 August 4

Box 9, Folder 47

Action Santa Monica 1996-1998

Box 9, Folder 7

Agreement by and between Hotel-Restaurant Employer's Council of Southern California, Inc. and Local 11 Effective April 16, 1998 to April 15, 2004 undated

Box 9, Folder 67

Agreement by and between Los Angeles Hotel Employer's Council For Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Sheraton Universal Hotel, Westin Century Plaza, Wilshire Grand Hotel & Centre, Hyatt West Hollywood, Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel and Westin Bonaventure.and UNITE HERE Local 11 (Effective October 15, 2004 to November 30, 2006) undated

Box 9, Folder 72

Agreement By and Between Sheraton Four Points LAX and UNITE HERE Local 11 (Effective April 7, 2008 to May 1, 2011) undated

Box 9, Folder 48

Andy Stern 2005 January 30-2006 February 8

Box 9, Folder 49

Anti-union campaign tips undated

Box 9, Folder 50

Anti-union captive audience meeting undated

Box 9, Folder 51

Anti-union Checkers 1993 August 20

Box 9, Folder 52

Anti-union Glendale Hilton 2005

Box 9, Folder 53

Anti-union Hilton 2004-2005

Box 9, Folder 54

Anti-union La Opinión article 2005 October 19

Box 9, Folder 55

Anti-union Marriott 1987 August

Box 9, Folder 56

Anti-union New Jersey 2004

Box 9, Folder 57

Anti-union propaganda about dues undated

Box 9, Folder 62

Anti-union propaganda Four Points 2005 April 8

Box 9, Folder 68

Anti-union propaganda Hyatt Long Beach 2008-2009

Box 9, Folder 58

Anti-union propaganda Westin LAX 2006

Box 9, Folder 8

Anti-union research 2004

Box 9, Folder 9

Anti-union Sheraton Grande 1992 September 22

Box 10, Folder 17

Anti-worker decisions from the NLRB 2005 March

Box 9, Folder 69

Articles about hotels and workers 1998 January 23-2005 September

Box 9, Folder 24

Avion (Four Points by Sheraton) 2004-2005

Box 9, Folder 10

Avion strategy - Century Corridor: Los Angeles' Missed Opportunity flyer undated

Box 9, Folder 11

Boycott 2004 Nov 29-2004 Dec 3

Box 10, Folder 50

California Labor Federation conference mailer 2009 May

Box 9, Folder 12

Canada union article 2006

Box 9, Folder 13

Card Check undated

Box 9, Folder 14

Card check article undated

Box 9, Folder 15

Card check Dana Corporation 2004

Box 9, Folder 16

Card Check vs National Labor Relations Board 1990s

Box 10, Folder 43

Century Blvd. civil disobedience 2006 October 19

Box 9, Folder 17

Century Blvd. hotels wages 2005-2006

Box 9, Folder 18

Century Blvd. spokesperson information 2006

Box 9, Folder 19

Century Plaza 2004-2011

Box 10, Folder 18

Change in hotel ownership articles 2003

Box 9, Folder 20

Chants undated

Box 9, Folder 21

Civil Right Pilgrimage 2007 March 12

Box 9, Folder 22

Community Benefits Agreement Institute 2005 October 21

Box 10, Folder 20

Count of Local 11 Members by Location 2002 Feb 28

Box 9, Folder 59

Dead Tired action special event permit materials 2007 October

Box 9, Folder 25

Delfina 2005-2007

Box 10, Folder 21

Delfina (Four Points Sheraton / HERE misconduct) 2004

Box 9, Folder 26

Double Tree San Jose 2005-2006

Box 9, Folder 27

Downtown Marriot 2006 June 6

Box 9, Folder 71

Employee Free Choice Act fact sheet undated

Box 9, Folder 60

Employee Manual American Property Management Corporation (text in Spanish) undated

Box 9, Folder 70

Employer's Council hotel ownership undated

Box 9, Folder 61

Four Points anti-union presentation undated

Box 10, Folder 59

Freedom to Join a Union (The) pamphlet undated

Box 9, Folder 63

Glendale Hilton anti-union letters 2005-2006

Box 9, Folder 73

Glendale Hilton partnership letter undated

Box 9, Folder 74

Glendale Hilton press 2008 June 5

Box 10, Folder 13

Glendale Hilton revenue sharing article 2006 February 21

Box 9, Folder 75

Grievance procedure undated

Box 9, Folder 28

Healthcare articles 2005 September 25-2006 January 9

Box 9, Folder 76

Hearing LAX Hilton Hotel 2006 May 12

Box 10, Folder 22

HERE newspaper and magazine publications 1987-1991

Box 9, Folder 77

Hilton Hotels Corporation Human Resources Procedures Manual and training documents undated

Box 9, Folder 78

Hilton LAX anti-union propaganda 2006-2008

Box 9, Folder 29

Hilton LAX Boycott 2006-2007

Box 9, Folder 79

Hilton LAX Occupational Safety and Health Appeals complaint 2007

Box 9, Folder 80

Hilton Long Beach employee complaints case 2012

Box 9, Folder 81

Hilton national agreements 2002 September 18-2006 July 29

Box 9, Folder 64

Hilton Team Member Relations Update, International Housekeepers Week catalog, and UCLA Labor Center flyer 2006

Box 9, Folder 30

Hollywood and Vine Mixed-Use Development Project Community Benefits Agreement draft undated

Box 9, Folder 82

HOST flyers undated

Box 10, Folder 16

Hotel workers articles 2005 September 18

Box 9, Folder 31

Housekeeping articles 2005

Box 9, Folder 83

Housekeeping fact sheet and article 2006 April 28

Box 9, Folder 84

Hyatt Employee Handbook 2012

Box 10, Folder 1

Hyatt Long Beach policies and training manuals undated

Box 10, Folder 2

Hyatt Long Beach propaganda 2008 July

Box 10, Folder 3

Hyatt Long Beach wage and hours 2009

Box 10, Folder 4

Hyatt press article re: Local 11 2012 April 9

Box 10, Folder 24

Immigration social security number no-match 2012

Box 9, Folder 32

Inequality article 2008 January 19

Box 10, Folder 44

International and out of Los Angeles farmworker campaign clippings 1993-1994

Box 10, Folder 25

KWATRA presentation undated

Box 10, Folder 29

Los Angeles history undated

Box 10, Folder 30

Los Angeles labor article 2006 September

Box 10, Folder 45

Los Angeles Times Antonio Villaraigosa article 2006 January 26

Box 10, Folder 26

Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy article 2013 July-2013 August

Box 10, Folder 27

Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy reports and pamphlet 2003

Box 10, Folder 28

Labor history 2009 February

Box 9, Folder 33

Labor Movement article 2000

Box 10, Folder 52

Labor union editorial and Bureau of Labor Statistics report 2008 February 7

Box 10, Folder 31

LAX Convention Center market analysis report 2002 December

Box 9, Folder 65

LAX Hilton anti-union 2006, 2007

Box 10, Folder 5

LAX Hilton articles 2006 May-2008 December

Box 10, Folder 6

LAX Hilton charges against employer 2008 October

Box 10, Folder 46

LAX Hilton vs National Labor Relations Board 2006

Box 10, Folder 55

LAX shuttle drivers 2006

Box 10, Folder 7

Living Wage Election Report 2003 June

Box 10, Folder 19

Local 1 (Chicago Tribune Magazine article) 2003 February 16

Box 10, Folder 9

Local 11 card check victories flyer undated

Box 10, Folder 8

Local 501 letter 2006 July 20

Box 10, Folder 32

Long Beach articles and reports undated

Box 10, Folder 10

Los Angeles Hotel Employer's Council contract negotiation article 2004 June 25

Box 10, Folder 33

Merger 1991, 2004, 2009

Box 10, Folder 34

Middle Class 2001-2004

Box 10, Folder 57

Moving Hotels to the High Road report and housekeeping workload checklist 2003 December

Box 10, Folder 23

National (Hilton LAX letter to employees) 2006 August 30

Box 9, Folder 34

New Union Hotel Standard in Los Angeles highlights of collective bargaining agreement 1998 April-2004 April

Box 10, Folder 35

National labor Relations Boards Notice of Hearing regarding Glendale Hilton Hotel 2006 April 27

Box 9, Folder 35

New York Times anti-union article 2004 December 14

Box 10, Folder 36

Old LAX Files 1989

Box 10, Folder 37

Orange City information 2005

Box 10, Folder 38

Orange County Communities Organized for Responsible Development report 2009 February

Box 10, Folder 39

Orange County hotel data undated

Box 10, Folder 51

Organizing survey (blank) undated

Box 10, Folder 11

Organizing: People, Power and Change course materials 2008

Box 9, Folder 36

Penny Pritzker article 2008 March 15-16

Box 10, Folder 47

Planning Local 11 undated

Box 10, Folder 42

Policy/Legal 2002-2003

Scope and Contents note

With photocopy of pages from Using the California Labor Laws Offensively: Organizing through Enforcement of State Employment Laws (2002 Edition) publication; and Industrial Welfare Commission Order 5-2001.
Box 9, Folder 37

Poverty article 2004

Box 10, Folder 49

Press clippings 1990s

Box 10, Folder 12

Radisson LAX hotel agreement and worker profile forms 2002

Box 9, Folder 38

Right to organize article 2007 March 6

Box 9, Folder 39

Ritz-Carlton Union Threat seminar 2002

Box 9, Folder 40

San Francisco articles 2005

Box 10, Folder 53

San Francisco meeting 2006 July 12

Box 10, Folder 48

Santa Monica Living Wage policy and articles 2002-2003

Box 9, Folder 41

Service charge article 2005 August 26

Box 9, Folder 42

Sheldon Adelson article 2008 June 30

Box 10, Folder 14

Sheraton Gateway card check undated

Box 10, Folder 15

Sheraton Gateway contract 2007 July 1-2013 June 30

Box 10, Folder 54

Sheraton Plaza La Reina 1980s

Box 10, Folder 40

Southern California Lodging Forecast 2004

Box 10, Folder 56

Strike instructions undated

Box 9, Folder 43

Thoughts on Neutrality Agreements by Richard McCrack 1996

Box 10, Folder 58

Union busters fact sheet 2004 December 14

Box 9, Folder 44

Union busting article 2007 October 9

Box 9, Folder 45

Union density undated

Box 10, Folder 60

UNITE HERE merger undated

Box 9, Folder 23

UNITE HERE Constitution 2009

Box 10, Folder 61

Uriostequi and Margarita worker testimonies 2006

Box 9, Folder 46

Vegas articles 2005

Box 10, Folder 62

Viceroy contract undated

Box 10, Folder 41

Wage that Meant Middle Class (The) by Louis Uchitelle 2008 April 20

Box 10, Folder 63

Wages and hours Starwood Hotel 2004 September 16

Box 10, Folder 64

Westin LAX 2011

Box 10, Folder 65

Workers United PHX 2011 May

 

Subseries 1.3: Tom Walsh files circa 1970s-circa 2004

Scope and Content

Tom Walsh files are subject files documenting Local 11 efforts on behalf of employees employed at Southern California hotels and restaurants. Includes clippings, ephemera, and a small amount of reports and training manuals.

Organization and Arrangement

Files are arranged alphabetically by file titles.
Box 15, Folder 30

AFL-CIO organizing reports (1989 Fall, 1990 Feb, May-Jun and undated)

Box 16, Folder 6

AFl-CIO publications (1996 Jan, 2002 Apr-May)

Box 15, Folder 31

AFL-CIO training materials (1993)

Box 16, Folder 44

Agreement by and between Epicurean, Inc. at Hollywood Park Race Track and HERE Local 11 (Effective April 26, 1992 to April 25, 1995) (undated)

Box 15, Folder 38

Anti-union literature - Aramark (1997-1998)

Box 16, Folder 19

Banquet server training materials (undated)

Box 16, Folder 30

Belmont (1999)

Box 16, Folder 25

Biltmore Hotel (1992)

Box 16, Folder 26

Box Tree Restaurant (1995)

Box 16, Folder 28

California gaming and casinos (1996-1998)

Box 16, Folder 12

Canter's newspaper clippings (1991-1992)

Box 16, Folder 13

Convention Center (1993)

Box 16, Folder 41

Demanding Your Rights training class (undated)

Box 16, Folder 36

Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles (2000)

Box 16, Folder 40

HERE community organizing training (2000 May)

Box 16, Folder 43

Hollywood Park and Inglewood political community (1993-1994)

Box 15, Folder 39

Hotel Labor Pact: Room for Everyone article (1992 Nov 1)

Box 16, Folder 24

Hotel profiles (early 1990s)

Box 16, Folder 14

Hotel Workers United publication (undated)

Box 16, Folder 27

Hyatt Wilshire (1989)

Box 16, Folder 23

Immigration conference (2000)

Box 15, Folder 37

Interest-Based Problem Solving workshop participant's manual (undated)

Box 16, Folder 15

Justice for Janitors (1995-1999)

Box 16, Folder 32

Las Vegas organizing pamphlet (undated)

Box 16, Folder 21

Latino Democrats health and welfare release forms (2001)

Box 16, Folder 42

Leave of Absence (LOA intern training) (undated)

Box 16, Folder 39

Letter from Miguel Contreras (2001 Jul 25)

Box 15, Folder 35

Local 11 contracts and pamphlets (1980s-1990s)

Box 16, Folder 11

Local 11 flyers and ephemera (1975, 1980s, 1990s)

Box 16, Folder 8

Local 11 news calendars (late 1970s, 1981 Dec)

Box 16, Folder 7

Local 11 news (newspapers and flyers) (1975, 1989, 1990s)

Box 16, Folder 16

Local 11 newsletter (English and Spanish) (1997 Fall)

Box 16, Folder 34

Local 11 organizing coordination (early 1990s)

Box 16, Folder 10

Local 11 pamphlets (2000s)

Box 16, Folder 9

Local 11 special meetings attendance sheets (1990-1991)

Box 16, Folder 37

Miramar fired engineers (undated)

Box 16, Folder 38

Miramar vs police (1999)

Box 15, Folder 32

National Organizing Team photo and article re: union organizing (1985 May, 1986 Jan)

Box 16, Folder 29

New Otani (1990s)

Box 16, Folder 4-5

News clippings (2 folders) (1989-2002)

Box 16, Folder 22

Organizer's Resource Guide to the Catholic Perspective on Union Organizing (An) (1991 Dec)

Box 16, Folder 35

Political education articles and ephemera (undated)

Box 15, Folder 42

Pomona College food service workers buttons (17= 17 workers fired) (undated)

Box 15, Folder 36

Reading materials re: labor history, collective bargaining, and the hotel and restaurant industry (1981, 1984 and undated)

Box 15, Folder 40

Reverend Canon Dick Gillett Labor Day sermon (2004 Sept 5)

Box 16, Folder 33

September 11th memo and article (2001 Sept)

Box 15, Folder 33

Shop stewards training materials Local 11 1990s (undated)

Box 15, Folder 34

Steward Update publications (1993-2000)

Box 16, Folder 17

Summit Rodeo campaign (1998)

Box 16, Folder 20

U.S. Hotels and Their Workers: Room for Improvement report (2002 Sept)

Box 15, Folder 41

United Auto Workers Grievance Handlers' and Bargainers' Pocket Guide (undated)

Box 16, Folder 18

USC Fast 1999 (1998-1999)

Box 15, Folders 43 and 45

Wilhelm mailings (1998 and 1999 Aug-Dec)

Box 15, Folder 44

Wilhelm mailings (1999 Jan-1999 Jul)

Box 16, Folders 1 - 3

Wilhelm mailings (2000-2001)

Box 16, Folder 31

Wilshire Plaza (1992 Sept 24)

 

Subseries 1.4: Maria Elena Durazo files 1989-2008

Scope and Content

The bulk of Maria Elena Durazo files document the International Workers Freedom Ride (IWFR) in 2004. Includes ephemera, photographs, and a small number of planning materials, press clippings, and video recordings. Additionally, there is a small amount of materials related to Durazo's campaign run for Local 11 president.

Organization and Arrangement

The files are arranged alphabetically by file title.
Box 18, Folder 5

Article re: David Koff (2001 Jan 7)

Box 53

Button collection (undated)

Box 53, Folder 2

Certificates of honors (2002 Jan 18, 2003 Sept 20)

Scope and Contents note

City of Los Angeles proclamation for Immigration Workers Freedom Ride Day; California Assembly Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride resolution; and others.
Box 17, Folder 46

Civic participation (undated)

Box 18, Folder 18

Comprehensive New Otani documents (undated)

Box 18, Folder 4

Dolores Huerta article (2004 Fall)

Box 17, Folder 34

Durazo 2000 election for president Local 11 (2000)

Box 17, Folder 33

Durazo campaign for Local 11 president 1994 (1994)

Box 18, Folder 13

Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials Proclamation (2003 Sept 29)

Box 18, Folder 8

Guide for Training Facilitators of IWFR Participants (undated)

Box 18, Folder 10

HERE IU Convention (43rd) opening remarks Immigration Forum and Introductions of Speakers (2001 Jul)

Box 55

HERE Local 11 general meeting - oversize collage of photographs (first meeting) (1989 June)

Box 50

Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride video (VHS) (2003)

Scope and Contents note

Segments: Rev James Lawson, Freedom Rides Then and Now; Houston IWFR Kick-Off Event 6/14/03; and Rev James Lawson, Organizing Freedom Rides.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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Box 50

Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride Documentary Project: Scenes from the IWFR video (VHS) (2004 March 6)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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Box 17, Folder 35

Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride ephemera (2003)

Box 17, Folder 37

Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride flyer and poster (3 copies) (2003)

Box 48, Folder 1-3

Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride photographs and CD (undated)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements note

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Box 47, Folder 1

Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride photographs (2004)

Box 17, Folder 36

Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride (2003)

Scope and Contents note

Draft of Durazo's remarks, ephemera, logistic information, and song lyrics.
Box 17, Folder 38

Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride clippings packet (2003)

Box 18, Folder 14

Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride Coalition meeting schedule (2004)

Box 17, Folder 42

Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride contacts host city (2003)

Box 18, Folder 1

Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride FAQ (2003 Sept 8)

Box 17, Folder 43

Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride itinerary and action roles (2003)

Box 18, Folder 6

Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride journals (2003)

Scope and Contents note

Printed diary-like entries from a small number of individuals who participated in the IWFR.
Box 18, Folder 7

Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride letter head (undated)

Box 18, Folder 2

Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride love letters (2003)

Scope and Contents note

Mostly opposition emails.
Box 17, Folder 39

Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride media and clippings (2003)

Box 17, Folder 40

Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride press and materials (2003)

Box 17, Folder 41

Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride programs (2003)

Box 17, Folder 44

Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride thank yous and support (2003)

Box 18, Folder 3

Jan Perry IWFR photographs (circa 2004)

Box 20, Folder 32

John Gaddini union pins (2 items) with letter (2005)

Box 18, Folder 9

Know Your Rights training documents (undated)

Box 17, Folder 45

Legislation (2003 and undated)

Box 18, Folder 11

Letter to John Wilhelm from John Lewis (2003 Feb 21)

Box 50

Los Angeles Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride DVD (2 copies) (2003)

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Box 48, Folder 4

Los Angeles Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride photograph album (2003 Sept-Oct)

Box 18, Folder 12

Maya Entertainment (2008 Jun 23)

Box 18, Folder 15

New American Freedom Summer information ([2004])

Box 17, Folder 32

News clippings (2001-2003)

Box 18, Folder 17

New Otani flyers and ephemera (1994, 1996)

Box 17, Folder 31

News clippings and flyers about Maria Elena Durazo (1989-1993, 1997-1998, 2001, 2013)

Box 17, Folder 47

Non-violence literature (undated)

Box 50

Ontario Federation of Labor (O.F.L.) Toronto video (VHS) (2003 June 14)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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Box 50

Out of the Shadows: A Story from the Heart of Working America video (VHS) (undated)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

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Box 17, Folder 48

Political education and interfaith resources (2003)

Box 53

Robin (Brown) Rodriguez button collection (undated)

Box 54

T-shirts and book bag (10 items) (2003 and undated)

Box 56

Texas state flag and certificate from Texas House of Representatives presenting flag to Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride

Box 53, Folder 1

USC poverty placard (1995 Jun 15)

Box 18, Folder 16

Worker injuries (2008)

 

Subseries 1.5: News clippings 1994-2013

Scope and Content

The bulk of the news clippings focus on Local 11 activities on behalf of employees employed in Southern California hotels and restaurants. Clippings are mostly from the La Opinión and Hoy , and to a lesser degree from the Los Angeles Times, The Los Angeles Business Journal, and Rafu Shimpo, among others. Much of the clippings were compiled by a union member identified as Carlitos.

Organization and Arrangement

Clippings are arranged in a loose chronological order.
Box 1, Folder 1-2

English and/or Spanish language news clippings (1994-1997)

Box 2, Folder 1-5

English and/or Spanish language news clippings (1997-2000)

Box 3, Folder 1-3

English and/or Spanish language news clippings (2001-2003)

Box 4, Folder 1-2

English and/or Spanish language news clippings (2004-2006)

Box 7, Folders 4-5

English and/or Spanish language news clippings (2006 Jan-2006 Dec)

Box 5, Folder 2-3

English and/or Spanish language news clippings (2006-2007)

Box 7, Folder 6-11

English and/or Spanish language news clippings (2007-2013)

Box 6, Folder 1-4

English and/or Spanish language news clippings (2008, 2010-2012)

Box 7, Folders 1-3

Hotel solidarity visits news clippings (2004-2005)

Box 5, Folder 1

United Farm Workers English and/or Spanish news clippings (2006 Jan)

 

Subseries 1.6: Photographs and ephemera 1970s, 1991-2004, 1999, circa 2008

Scope and Content

Photographs consist primarily of a Local 11 photograph album and USC Hunger strike scrapbook. The ephemera includes an injury quilt top-like banner created by service workers, a poster, two T-shirts, and empty binder created for Hotel Employee and Restaurant Employees International Union AFL-CIO, CLC

Organization and Arrangement

Files are in original order.
Box 45, Folder 3

County of Los Angeles Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO - Certificates of Affiliation for Local 531 1971, 1973-76, 1978-79

Box 52

Housekeeper injury quilt-top created by service workers (ca. 2008)

Scope and Content

Appears to have been used in LAANE Century Boulevard campaign.

Conditions Governing Access

Special handling required for viewing. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
Box 47, Folder 2

Local 11 photograph album (1991-2004)

Box 49

Local 11 USC Hunger Strike/Fast scrapbook (1999)

Box 55

Photograph collage of unidentified union members and events (oversize item) (undated)

Box 53, Folder 3

Posters that appear related to Local 11 (1970s and undated)

Box 54

T-shirts (2 items) (1999 and undated)

Scope and Contents note

AFL-CIO National Convention Los Angeles, California October 11-13, 1999; and Union Jobs Better L.A.
Box 51, Folder 1

Hotel Employee and Restaurant Employees International Union AFL-CIO, CLC (empty binder) (undated)

 

Series 2: Local 814 Records 1950-2003

Scope and Content

The series consists of materials related to the work of Unite Here Local 814. Included are files from UNITE HERE leaders Bill Granfield, Kurt Petersen, Victor Valenzuela, and Tom Walsh, photographs, and ephemera. Files document union supported events such as the Tourism Industry Development Council’s (TIDC, later known as LAANE) Santa Monica Living Wage and LAX hotel organizing campaigns; efforts on behalf of employees from Southern California hotels such as Miramar Sheraton, Loews, Airport Marina, Viscount, Holiday Inn LAX, and the Manhattan Beach Radisson, among others; and legal matters involving the NLRB. The files may include magazine and newspaper clippings, a small amount of court case documentation, anti-union literature published by employers, shop steward training materials, union flyers and publications, photographs, and ephemera. Some materials, particularly the clippings, are in Spanish.

Organization and Arrangement

Series is arranged into the following subseries:
  • Subseries 2.1 Kurt Petersen files (circa 1980s-2004)
  • Subseries 2.2 Tom Walsh files (circa 1980s-circa 1990s, 2001)
  • Subseries 2.3 Bill Granfield files (1988-1997, 1999)
  • Subseries 2.4 Victor Valenzuela files (circa 1950s-1993)
  • Subseries 2.5 Gary Guthman files (1988-1990)
  • Subseries 2.6 Photographs and ephemera (1996-2002)
 

Subseries 2.1: Kurt Petersen files circa 1980s-2004

Scope and Content

Kurt Petersen materials consist of anti-union material, assorted clippings and articles, ephemera, a small number of files related to union efforts on behalf of employees from Southern California hotels such as Miramar and Loews, among others, and LAANE's living wage campaign.

Organization and Arrangement

Files are arranged alphabetically by file title.
Box 14, Folder 70

502 Colorado project (1999 Jan)

Box 15, Folder 28

9/11 tourism workers relief center applications (2001)

Box 12, Folder 16

Access (1996)

Box 13, Folder 17

Access letters (1995-1997)

Box 10, Folder 73

Action Dirty Laundry skit (undated)

Box 10, Folder 74

Action Santa Monica (2000)

Box 10, Folder 75

Anti-union buster resolution (2000 Jun 27)

Box 10, Folder 76

Anti-union consult Luz (1995, 1997, 2000, undated)

Box 10, Folder 67

Anti-union consultant Restrepo (1986, 1989-1990)

Box 10, Folder 77

Anti-union Miramar reports (1997, 2003-2007)

Scope and Contents note

Report on the Miramar Sherator Election Hearing (held December 15, 1997); and Cruz and Associates Inc. reports.
Box 10, Folder 78

Anti-union Miramar Sheraton (undated)

Box 10, Folder 79

Anti-union propaganda Darth Vader skit (undated)

Box 10, Folder 80

Anti-union propaganda Loews (1997, 2000, undated)

Box 10, Folder 68

Anti-union propaganda Miramar (1997-1998)

Box 13, Folder 15

Araceli Chinchilla (1997-1999)

Box 12, Folder 20

Aramark contract 1998-2001 (undated)

Box 11, Folder 22

Articles (2000)

Box 11, Folder 23

Articles about Miramar Hotel election (1997 Sept)

Box 11, Folder 24

Atlanta Journal-Constitution article and Santa Monica media list (2000)

Box 14, Folder 23

Bloom labor fundraising: Cope executive board contact information (1998 Jul 24)

Box 15, Folder 12

Boycott flyers (2000s)

Box 15, Folder 15

Buy Union Buy American sticker (undated)

Box 10, Folder 69

Certification letters (2000 Nov)

Box 10, Folder 85

City council staff report (1994)

Box 14, Folder 1

Clergy, SMART, and CLUE press, flyers, and correspondence with restaurants (2001 and undated)

Box 15, Folder 29

Clippings and ephemera (1994)

Box 15, Folder 4

Contract '99 fight flyers (undated)

Box 10, Folder 72

Cruz and Associates (Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel settlement agreement) (2000 Aug)

Box 10, Folder 71

Current standards Avion (1999 Jul 1-2003 June 30, 1999 Aug 1-2002 Jul 31, and 2000 Oct 16-2003 Oct 15)

Scope and Contents note

Collective bargaining agreements between Manhattan Beach Marriott Hotel and Local 814; Furama Hotel and Local 814 (2 copies); and Hacienda Hotel, Inc. and Local 814.
Box 14, Folder 42

Death penalty event Miramar (1997 Apr)

Box 14, Folder 50

Decibel levels Santa Monica (2000)

Box 13, Folder 9

Delmi Falla - suspension Miramar (1996-1997)

Box 14, Folder 68

Democratic Governors Association conference (1997 May)

Box 15, Folder 10

Democratic National Convention pamphlets for delegates (2000)

Box 15, Folder 14

Democratic National Convention week Santa Monica Loews Hotel (2000)

Box 10, Folder 86

Demographics (2000, 2004)

Box 15, Folder 18

DFS - LAX (1999-2000)

Box 10, Folder 66

DFS letter and airport workers article (2000 Jan 12, 2000 Feb)

Box 11, Folder 25

El Paseo Cafe and Ogden flyers (undated)

Box 10, Folder 70

Election article (1997 Dec 15)

Box 14, Folder 19

Election materials 1996 (undated)

Box 11, Folder 12

Election propaganda (2002)

Box 11, Folder 50

Election stipulations (2000 and undated)

Box 11, Folder 13

Election training (2000 Nov 15)

Box 12, Folder 1

Elizabeth incident (1997-1998)

Box 14, Folder 21

Fair Political Practices Commission 1995-1996 Campaign Disclosure Information Manual B (undated)

Box 11, Folder 14

Fairmont agreement minibar (2003 Dec 1)

Box 11, Folder 17

Fairmont celebration photographic contact sheets (undated)

Box 14, Folder 48

Fairmont face flyer (undated)

Box 11, Folder 48

Fairmont Miramar, Santa Monica Spanish contract (undated)

Box 11, Folder 52

Fairmont Miramar final contract (2000)

Box 14, Folder 46

Fairmont negotiations (2000)

Box 14, Folder 71

Fujita settlement (1999)

Box 15, Folder 26

Hacienda Hotel kitchen schedules (1996)

Box 12, Folder 11

Health insurance comparisons (1996, 1998, 2000-2001)

Box 15, Folder 13

HERE convention in Santa Monica (2001)

Box 11, Folder 15

HERE history (undated)

Box 11, Folder 16

HERE Labor Organization Annual Report LM2 form (1990)

Box 14, Folder 52

HERE mail-outs (undated)

Box 15, Folder 25

Hyatt information (1995)

Box 14, Folder 69

Immigration Sheraton (1997)

Box 10, Folder 84

INOC originals (Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel) (1997, 2000, undated)

Box 14, Folder 36

Interstate 98 publication (1998 May-Jul)

Box 13, Folder 10

Ioga trial transcript with Miramar Sheraton appeal to NLRB. (undated)

Box 11, Folder 45

Jewish Federation Annual Meeting Program (1998 June 28)

Box 14, Folder 10

Jobs with Justice, Proposition 208, and Workers' Rights Board handouts (undated)

Box 11, Folder 26

L.A. Times Nazi article (1997 Sept 26)

Box 11, Folder 27

La Opinion, The Outlook, and Our Times articles (1996-1998)

Box 11, Folder 28

LAX 96 and TIDC proposals (undated)

Scope and Contents note

One-page list of top 10 reasons to organize LAX and one-page budget related to TIDC support organizing.
Box 15, Folder 19

LAX food service workers action (1995)

Box 15, Folder 22

LAX Host Marriott organizing (1999)

Box 15, Folder 21

LAX management information (undated)

Box 11, Folder 2

Legal recourse for undocumented workers (undated)

Box 11, Folder 3

Living wage (2001)

Box 14, Folder 16

Living wage campaign (2002)

Box 11, Folder 30

Living wage clippings (1998-2001)

Box 11, Folder 29

Living wage clippings and flyers (2000)

Box 14, Folder 18

Living wage frequently asked questions and election policies (1997, 1999-2000)

Box 14, Folder 2

Living wage law (letter from P.F. Chang's) (2001 May 25)

Box 15, Folder 17

Living wage LAX (1999)

Box 14, Folder 6

Living wage materials and clippings (1999)

Box 14, Folder 4

Living Wage Study Proposal for Santa Monica, California (1999 Dec)

Box 10, Folder 87

Local 814 labor organization annual reports (1990-1997)

Box 10, Folder 83

Lodging forecast (2000)

Box 14, Folder 55

Loews (undated)

Box 14, Folder 63

Loews (2000-2001)

Box 11, Folder 4

Loews articles, letters and flyers (2000-2002)

Box 12, Folder 21

Loews / Legal (2000)

Box 12, Folder 22

Loews / NLRB (2001-2002)

Box 14, Folder 65

Loews and AFMA (2000-2001)

Box 11, Folder 31

Loews and living wage clippings and flyers (1996, 1998-2000, 2004, undated)

Box 14, Folder 61

Loews anti-union consultant reports (2000-2001)

Box 14, Folder 56

Loews card check circa 2002

Box 11, Folder 32

Loews Democratic National Convention clippings (2000)

Box 14, Folder 67

Loews employee manual (1996)

Box 14, Folder 59

Loews Hotel Santa Monica clippings (2000)

Box 14, Folder 64

Loews immigration case (2002 Mar)

Box 14, Folder 66

Loews living wage letter from CLUE (2001 June)

Box 14, Folder 62

Loews NLRB (2001)

Box 14, Folder 58

Loews NLRB settlement agreement for posting (undated)

Box 14, Folder 57

Loews organizing committee booklet and form letters (2000 and undated)

Box 14, Folder 60

Loews subcontracting (2000-2001)

Box 13, Folder 11

Mackron trial (undated)

Box 14, Folder 14

Making State and Local Laws by Richard G. McCracken (1996)

Box 15, Folder 27

Materials from non-violence training by Reverend James Lawson (undated)

Box 14, Folder 38

MBE Inc. contract (1993)

Box 11, Folder 6

Membership polls (1991 Dec 12)

Box 14, Folder 27

Michael Feinstein (undated)

Box 13, Folder 3-4

Miramar (1994-1999)

Box 15, Folder 5

Miramar: Araskoge letter (1998 Jan 31)

Box 14, Folder 44

Miramar banquet employees (1998-1999)

Box 11, Folder 33

Miramar client information- news clippings and NLRB (1990s)

Box 11, Folder 34

Miramar clippings (1997-2000)

Box 11, Folder 35

Miramar clippings and flyers (1994, 1997-1999 and undated)

Box 12, Folder 24

Miramar contract 1994-2004 and employee rates (2000 and undated)

Box 14, Folder 39

Miramar contract survey (undated)

Box 12, Folder 23

Miramar contracts (1988, 2000)

Box 12, Folder 17

Miramar current (1998-1999)

Box 12, Folder 3

Miramar Delmy Falla briefs 1998

Box 13, Folder 18

Miramar election (1997)

Box 14, Folder 3

Miramar election community event hearing (1997)

Box 12, Folder 14

Miramar election objection briefs (1998)

Box 12, Folder 26

Miramar Grille Restaurant closure negotiations (2000)

Box 12, Folder 12

Miramar hearing transcript, subpoena information, and summons (1998)

Box 14, Folder 43

Miramar Hotel Santa Monica (1998-1999)

Box 14, Folder 41

Miramar Hotel Santa Monica union flyers (1999)

Box 14, Folder 47

Miramar insurance fight (2000)

Box 12, Folder 4-5

Miramar / Legal (1994-1998 and undated)

Box 13, Folder 1-2

Miramar / Legal (1994-1999)

Box 14, Folder 5

Miramar / Legal (1995, 1999)

Box 11, Folder 53

Miramar negotiations (2000 and undated)

Box 13, Folder 7

Miramar - NLRB (1993-1999)

Box 13, Folder 5-6

Miramar - NLRB (1997-1998)

Box 12, Folder 8-9

Miramar - NLRB (1998, 1999, 2001)

Box 12, Folder 6

Miramar NLRB / Legal (1996-1999 and undated)

Box 12, Folder 15

Miramar NLRB charges against employer (1997)

Box 12, Folder 7

Miramar NLRB ruling (2001)

Box 12, Folder 19

Miramar organizing (1996-1997)

Box 11, Folder 55-57

Miramar performance evaluations (3 folders) (1993-1997)

Box 15, Folder 7

Miramar petition #1 (undated)

Box 11, Folder 36

Miramar propaganda (1990s)

Box 11, Folder 10

Miramar report, articles and ephemera (1997 Dec 15, 1998 May 4, 1997, 2000, undated)

Box 14, Folder 49

Miramar stickers (undated)

Box 15, Folder 11

Miramar team meetings (1995 Dec 15)

Box 13, Folder 12-13

Miramar - Tolentini hearing reports (1998 May 15)

Box 14, Folder 45

Miramar vote (2000)

Box 15, Folder 3

Miramar wage/hour claim issues (1998)

Box 15, Folder 8

Miramar Ulysses arbitrator report pages (undated)

Box 12, Folder 18

Miramar union busting (1996-1997)

Box 11, Folder 37

Miramar union busting (1997)

Box 12, Folder 10

Miramar: union's objections of election (3 copies) (1997)

Box 11, Folder 42

Miramar victories press (1998-1999)

Box 11, Folder 51

New buyer Miramar (1998-1999 and undated)

Box 11, Folder 40

New model of Labor Relations in the San Francisco Hotel Industry (A) 1994 March

Language of Materials note: In English and Chinese.
Box 12, Folder 25

NLRB charges dismissed (1997 Jun 27)

Box 13, Folder 16

Noel Rodriguez arrest (1996)

Box 14, Folder 51

Nonviolent action handbook (1995, 2000)

Box 15, Folder 1

Organizing and Roman Catholic teaching (1980s-1990s)

Box 11, Folder 1

Organizing leads (undated)

Scope and Contents note

Casa del Mar employee handbook; Radisson Huntley Hotel employee handbook.
Box 11, Folder 7

Organizing tactics / strategy (1996 Feb, 1997-1998)

Box 11, Folder 8

Organizing training (1995, 2000 Aug, undated)

Box 14, Folder 31-32

PERI Economic Analysis of Santa Monica Living Wage Proposal (2000 Aug)

Box 13, Folder 19

Petersen - Miramar declarations and correspondence re. collective bargaining and worker grievances (1995-1997)

Box 13, Folder 8

Petersen - Miramar NLRB (undated)

Box 11, Folder 5

Pilot project (2001 and undated)

Box 11, Folder 9

PKF Consulting (1991-1995)

Box 11, Folder 38

Planning process 1997 (1992 Nov 2, 1996 Jan-Feb, 1997 Sept 30 and undated)

Box 14, Folder 24

Precinct walking (1996)

Box 11, Folder 39

Press Viceroy (2000)

Box 14, Folder 54

Pritkin Center - Casa del Mar (1997)

Box 14, Folder 8

Proposition KK (2000)

Box 14, Folder 20

Proposition KK and Santa Monica election materials and data (1998, 2000 and undated)

Box 15, Folder 6

Rabbi Comess-Daniels statement re. Miramar Sheraton (undated)

Box 11, Folder 54

Recent unfair wages cases (1995-1999)

Box 11, Folder 18

Regent Beverley Wilshire (1999 and undated)

Box 11, Folder 19

Room for Improvement report (2002 Sept)

Box 11, Folder 49

Sample employer objections (1997)

Box 11, Folder 20

San Francisco and Las Vegas hotel workers studies (2002 May 16 and undated)

Box 10, Folder 81

Santa Monica analysis (1999)

Box 14, Folder 30

Santa Monica campaign maps and walk rap (1998)

Box 14, Folder 22

Santa Monica city council elections (1998)

Box 15, Folder 9

Santa Monica city election training (1999)

Box 14, Folder 28

Santa Monica election (1996)

Box 14, Folder 17

Santa Monica election (2002)

Box 14, Folder 25

Santa Monica election articles (1998 Nov)

Box 14, Folder 26

Santa Monica election candidates 11/98 (1998)

Box 14, Folder 53

Santa Monica living wage ordinance (1998-1999)

Box 14, Folder 9

Santa Monica living wage ordinance (2000)

Box 14, Folder 12

Santa Monica municipal election (1998)

Box 14, Folder 29

Santa Monica municipal elections timesheets (1996)

Box 11, Folder 41

Santa Monica news clippings and 1997 Economic Impact of Tourism in Santa Monica (1996-1998)

Box 14, Folder 13

Santa Monica reality tour (1999 Feb 6 and undated)

Box 14, Folder 11

Santa Monica Renters' Rights (2000)

Box 14, Folder 33

SEIU training on direct action 1995 (undated)

Box 10, Folder 82

Sheraton Miramar Hotel Vote Union Yes petition (anti Carlos Ortiz) (undated)

Box 15, Folder 24

Sky Chefs management access fight (1995)

Box 15, Folder 23

Sky Chefs organizing campaign (1994)

Box 14, Folder 7

SMART / Miramar election (1997)

Box 11, Folder 43

SMART 2002 (2001-2002)

Box 11, Folder 44

SMART Living Wage Kickoff program (1999)

Box 13, Folder 14

Statements and hearing reports (1997-1998)

Box 12, Folder 13

Subpoena information (1999)

Box 15, Folder 2

Sweeney to political council (1996 Dec)

Box 14, Folder 37

Tax Day action chants and marshall training outline (undated)

Box 12, Folder 2

Termination (1996-2000 and undated)

Box 14, Folder 15

TIDC (1995-1996)

Box 14, Folder 40

Trustees - Santa Monica College victory clipping (1999 May)

Box 11, Folder 46

Union propaganda Local 2 (1990s)

Box 11, Folder 47

Viscount (1991 and undated)

Box 11, Folder 11

Vote Union Yes flyer (undated)

Box 15, Folder 20

WH Smith at LAX (1999-2000)

Box 14, Folder 34

Wilshire Blvd. development (1999)

Box 11, Folder 21

Working Conditions and Health of San Francisco Hotel Room Cleaners report to HERE (1999 Aug)

Box 14, Folder 35

Wyndham / LAX employee list (1999 Apr 8)

Box 15, Folder 16

Wyndham grievances (1997-1999)

 

Subseries 2.2: Tom Walsh files circa 1980s-circa 1990s, 2001

Scope and Content

Contains a small amount flyers, clippings, publications, and memos related to local union organizing campaigns, immigration reform, and health reform, among other matters of concern to Local 814.

Organization and Arrangement

Files are arranged alphabetically by file title.
Box 17, Folder 29

ACLU The Human Costs of Employer Sanctions (Recommendations for GAO's Third Report to Congress Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986) (1989 Nov)

Box 17, Folder 4

Action flyers (undated)

Box 17, Folder 6

AFL-CIO memos and ephemera (1993-1994)

Box 17, Folder 9

Airport unions coalition (1992-1993)

Box 17, Folder 30

Alcazar vs Sheraton La Reina court transcript (1991 Mar 19)

Box 17, Folder 13

Bartender training (1993)

Box 17, Folder 20

Board of Supervisors Los Angeles County thank you re town hall meeting (1993 Jun 23)

Box 17, Folder 7

Clinton health reform (1993)

Box 17, Folder 10

Community Development Commission Los Angeles Revitalization Zone (1992)

Box 17, Folder 27

Complaints against Sizzler Restaurant (1992)

Box 17, Folder 3

Flyers and ephemera (early 1990s)

Box 17, Folder 26

HERE Local 2 HIV/AIDS (1994)

Box 17, Folder 14

Holiday Inn LAX (early 1990s)

Box 17, Folder 16

Hyatt and Wyndham (1995)

Box 17, Folder 8

Immigration (1993)

Box 17, Folder 19

Justice For Janitors organizing community supporter letters (1994)

Box 17, Folder 25

Las Vegas organizing (1993)

Box 17, Folder 15

LAX organizing surveys (undated)

Box 17, Folder 21

Lennox organizing (undated)

Box 17, Folder 17

Multi-Cultural Tourism Development Conference (1994)

Box 17, Folder 1

News clippings with mentions of Walsh or events in which he was involved (late 1980s, 1990s, 2001)

Box 17, Folder 2

News clippings (1993-1994)

Box 17, Folder 28

NLRB elections statistics and notice of filing of petition (1992, 1994)

Box 17, Folder 23

Organizer's Guide to Victory (An) (1992 Nov 15)

Box 17, Folder 22

Radisson grievances and employee communication (1993)

Box 17, Folder 12

Radisson newsletters and flyers (1993 and undated)

Box 17, Folder 11

Sheraton La Reina union busting (1980s)

Box 17, Folder 5

Union publications and flyers (early 1990s)

Box 17, Folder 24

United Mine Workers of America strike (1993)

Box 17, Folder 18

Wilson Center research (1993)

 

Subseries 2.3: Bill Granfield files 1988-1997, 1999

Scope and Content

Materials are mostly related to the Airport Marina Hotel (Airtel) and information concerning organizing projects, such as Sheraton Hotel, Viscount Hotel, and an LAX Organizing Project thesis by Fred A. Seavey, among others. Additionally included are a small number of training materials for shop stewards.

Organization and Arrangement

Files are arranged alphabetically.
Box 18, Folder 43

Agreement by and between Artel Hotel Inc. and HERE Local 814 (Effective February 1, 1989) (undated)

Box 18, Folder 42

Airport Marina committee election (undated)

Box 18, Folder 45

Airport Marina committee rosters (1991, 1992 and undated)

Box 18, Folder 44

Airport Marina comprehensive (1991)

Box 18, Folder 46

Airport Marina contract meeting flyers (1992)

Box 18, Folder 49

Airport Marina correspondence (1991)

Box 18, Folder 50

Airport Marina employee rosters (1991)

Box 18, Folder 40

Airport Marina Hotel (Airtel) arbitration opinion and award transcript (1991 Jul 24)

Box 18, Folder 51

Airport Marina Jesus Ceja (1991 Oct)

Box 18, Folder 41

Airport Marina Jorge Aragon (1991 Oct)

Box 18, Folder 47

Airport Marina originals - flyers (undated)

Box 18, Folder 48

Airport Marina ULP (1991)

Box 18, Folder 23

Atlas Hotel and NLRB answer to complaint and ephemera (1992)

Box 19, Folder 6

California Labor Press Directory (1988)

Box 18, Folder 31

California State Employees Association anti-union activity (1993)

Box 18, Folder 22

Carson International and Local 450 contract (1991)

Box 18, Folder 58

Caterair LAX circa 1991

Scope and Contents note

Petition regarding decertification and a photocopy of agreement between Marriott In-Flight Services Shoppes 308, 380 and 687 and International Brotherhood of Teamsters Chauffeurs, Sales Drivers and Helpers Union Local 572.
Box 18, Folder 55

Chelsea Catering Corporation - LAX (1988)

Box 19, Folder 14

Chief shop stewards training materials (1995)

Box 18, Folder 39

Children's Hospital Orange County thrift shop workers employee discount policy (1992 Sept 17)

Box 18, Folder 24

Christmas party invitation (1991)

Box 19, Folder 3

Church, community, etc. (1988-1991)

Box 18, Folder 25

Embassy Suites employee standards of conduct (1993)

Box 18, Folder 36

HERE / SEIU organizing charts (1995 May 4)

Box 18, Folder 28

Holiday Inn employee information, monthly sales reports, and market share analysis (1993)

Box 18, Folder 29

Hollywood Park Casino articles, committee building and strategy meeting records (1994)

Box 18, Folder 32

Interns - CORO fellowship (1993-1995)

Box 18, Folder 21

Iowa riverboats industry information (1991)

Box 18, Folder 20

Iowa riverboats organizing (1999)

Box 19, Folder 8

L.A. organizing project (1988)

Box 19, Folder 9

Labor circa 1989-1991

Scope and Contents note

With Orange County Organizing Committee meeting minutes (1989 July and August, 1991 March); AFL-CIO booklets; flyers and ephemera.
Box 19, Folder 1

Language training programs (1989-1990)

Box 19, Folder 10

Las Vegas labor shortage (1989)

Box 19, Folder 7

Las Vegas Project (1990-1991)

Box 19, Folder 2

LAX office administration (1989-1990)

Box 18, Folder 34

LAX Organizing Project by Fred A. Seavey, MA thesis and notes (1994)

Box 18, Folder 26

Lennox organizing meeting flyers (1993 Jun 24)

Box 19, Folder 16

Local 11 L.A. (1988-1991)

Box 19, Folder 18

Local 217 Connecticut (1989)

Box 19, Folder 17

Local 28 Mission Foods (1991)

Box 19, Folder 20

Local 30 San Diego (1989-1990)

Box 18, Folder 37

Local 681 door-to-door materials (undated)

Box 19, Folder 19

Local 681 Long Beach (1989 and undated)

Box 19, Folder 4

Media contact list (undated)

Box 19, Folder 15

Organizer internship training materials (1995-1997)

Box 19, Folder 11

Organizing Women Workers (1997 Apr 11-12)

Box 18, Folder 33

Radisson family budget survey (1993)

Box 19, Folder 5

Report forms: week, month, mileage (undated)

Box 18, Folder 27

Sample contract surveys (undated)

Box 18, Folder 19

San Diego Convention Center (1990)

Box 18, Folder 35

Sheraton Grande action preparation (1994)

Box 18, Folder 57

Sheraton LAX follow-up (1991 Jan 19 and undated)

Box 18, Folder 56

Sheraton LAX planning (1990-1992)

Box 19, Folder 12

Shop stewards training materials (1989)

Box 19, Folder 13

Shop stewards training materials (1990s)

Box 18, Folder 38

UCLA Labor Center (1993)

Box 18, Folder 30

Union Voice publications (1992, 1993)

Box 18, Folder 53

Viscount - Inez Joseph (1990-1991)

Box 18, Folder 54

Viscount Hotel LAX: post-election poll '92 (undated)

Box 18, Folder 52

Viscount Hotel union election Activistas (1991 and undated)

 

Subseries 2.4: Victor Valenzuela files circa 1950s-1993

Scope and Content

Includes a small number of files related to the Bay Area Restaurant Association, NLRB, and contracts, and miscellany.

Organization and Arrangement

Files are arranged alphabetically.
Box 19, Folder 34

Address book (undated)

Box 19, Folder 24

Bay Area Restaurant Association (1950-1968)

Box 19, Folder 27

Bay Area Restaurant master agreement and addendums circa 1950s-1970s

Box 19, Folder 25

Business Manager Reports (1995 Jan-1995 Dec)

Box 19, Folder 22

Canteen contracts circa early 1980s

Box 19, Folder 28

Casa Escobar contracts (1965-1988)

Box 19, Folder 34

Department of Labor-Management Standards (1990-1993)

Box 19, Folder 23

Excerpts from Organizing and the NLRB Law (1968-1969)

Box 19, Folder 21

Grievance forms circa early 1990s

Box 19, Folder 26

Local 814 bylaws 1986 February

Box 19, Folder 32

NLRB Representation and Decertification Elections Statistics (1995 Apr)

Box 19, Folder 29

Round Table Restaurant correspondence (1968-1988)

Box 19, Folder 30

Santa Monica culinary welfare fund (1984)

Box 19, Folder 31

Valenzuela miscellany (circa early 1990s)

Scope and Contents note

Membership card and monthly stamp book belonging to Catherine Regensburger; form letter from Barbara Boxer; membership meeting document regarding Sky Chefs employees; and other items.
 

Subseries 2.5: Gary Guthman files 1988-1990

Scope and Content

Includes Manhattan Beach Radisson flyers.
Box 19, Folder 35

Manhattan Beach Radisson flyers (1988-1990)

 

Subseries 2.6: Photographs and ephemera 1996-2002

Scope and Content

Includes Local 814 photograph album and posters.

Organization and Arrangement

Files are unarranged.
Box 53, Folder 4

Posters that appear related to Local 11 circa 2000s

Box 45, Folder 1

Local 814 photograph album 1996-2002

 

Series 3: Local 681 Records Bulk, 1920-1980 1920-1994, 1999-2004

Scope and Content

The bulk of the series comprises periodical publications and union booklets related to the work of Local 681. Periodical publications include Serving America, The Mixer and Server, and Catering Industry Employee, ( The Mixer and Server continued publication under title of Catering Industry Employee starting in October 1929), among others. Union booklets document employee wage scale and working conditions, benefits, and constitutions and by-laws. Additionally there are two photographs albums, clippings, and ephemera.

Organization and Arrangement

The series is in original order.
Box 55

First Annual Convention, California State Council of Culinary Workers Bartenders and Hotel Service Employees, Long Beach - oversize photograph (1942 Sept 19)

Box 21

The Mixer and Server periodical (Volumes 29 and 32) (1920, 1923)

Scope and Contents note

See also Catering Industry Employee.
Box 22

The Mixer and Server periodical (Volume 37) (1928)

Scope and Contents note

See also Catering Industry Employee.
Box 22

The Mixer and Server and The Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volume 38) (1929)

Scope and Contents note

Volume contains both titles because of title change of publication of The Mixer and Server to The Catering Industry Employee in October 1929.
Box 23

Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volumes 39-41) (1930-1932)

Box 24

Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volumes 43-45) (1934-1936)

Box 25

Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volumes 46-47) (1937-1938)

Box 26

Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volumes 48-50) (1939-1941)

Box 27

Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volumes 51-53) (1942-1944)

Box 28

Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volumes 54-56) (1945-1947)

Box 29

Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volumes 57-59) (1948-1950)

Box 30

Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volumes 60-62) (1951-1953)

Box 31

Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volumes 63-65) (1954-1956)

Box 32

Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volumes 66-68) (1957-1959)

Box 33

Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volumes 69-71) (1960-1962)

Box 34

Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volumes 72-74) (1963-1965)

Box 35

Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volumes 75-77) (1966-1968)

Box 36

Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volumes 78-80) (1969-1971)

Box 37

Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volumes 81-84) (1972-1975)

Box 38

Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volumes 85-88) (1976-1979)

Box 39

Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volumes 89-90, 92) (1980-1981, 1983)

Box 40

Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volumes 93-96) (1984-1987)

Box 41

Catering Industry Employee periodical (Volumes 97-99) (1989-1990)

Box 20, Folder 15-28

Serving America, Hotel-Bar-Restaurant news, Long Beach and Orange County periodical (1965-1992)

Box 20, Folder 5-15

Serving America, Hotel-Bar-Restaurant news, Long Beach periodical (1947-1948)

Box 20, Folder 5

Serving America Issued By Culinary Alliance, Local No. 681 periodical (1942)

Box 20, Folder 29-30

Union Voice/Voz Unida newsletter (1993-1994, 1999-2000)

Box 42, Folder 27

The Efficient Waitress Manual booklet (1945)

Box 20, Folder 31

Hotel and Restaurant Employees' and Bartenders International Union withdrawal card (1948 Nov 11)

Box 20, Folder 31

Hotel and Restaurant Employees' International Alliance Bartenders' International League of America Report for October, 1899 of the Secretary Treasurer - printed ephemera (1899 Oct)

Box 20, Folder 4

Long Beach Hotel and Restaurant Workers Local Union Number 681 Second Annual Greatest Show On Earth program (1938 Jun 20)

Box 42, Folder 1-7

Union booklets mostly regarding wage scale and working conditions (1937, 1940s-1980s, 1992)

Box 42, Folder 8-16

Union booklets mostly regarding benefits (1945, 1953, 1960s-1980)

Box 42, Folder 17-25

Union booklets mostly regarding constitutions and by-laws (1921, 1936, 1940s-1980s)

Box 43

Union booklets mostly regarding wage scale and working conditions for specific businesses (1950s-1980s)

Scope and Contents note

Appear to be identified with specific Long Beach and/or Orange County business names. Some locations annotated and/or printed on booklets, such as Anaheim Bowl; Arnold’s Farm House; Aztec Bowl; Buttery; Century Bowl; Chris & Pitts BBQ; Dal Rae; Del Rio Lanes; Dimitres Restaurant; El Adobe; Francois; Glider Inn; Heck’s; Highland Bowl; Hillview Bowl; Huntington Lanes; International City Club; Keona; Long Beach Harbor Inn; Loyd’s; Marina Lanes; Mike’s Restaurant; New Method School of Bartending; Phillip’s Chicken Pie; Pioneer Bowl; Plaza Lanes; Premier Lanes; Rossmore Bowl; Sierra; Stem Room; Sut’s; Tee Cee’s; Two J’s Café; and Village Inn.
Box 44

Union booklets mostly regarding wage scale and working conditions for specific businesses (1940s-1990s)

Scope and Contents note

Appear to be identified with specific Long Beach and/or Orange County business names. Some locations annotated and.or printed on booklets, such as Alfred’s; Anaheim Hilton and Towers; Anaheim Stadium and Anaheim Convention Center; Boyle’s; Captain’s Quarters; Concession Air, Inc.; Daly’s Cocktails; Disneyland; Evan’s Family Restaurant; Hilton At The Park; Hof’s Hut; Hubert’s Cafeteria; Huntington Hotel; It’l Do; Johnnie W. Miller Sandwich Company; Kettle, Little’s; Los Alamitos Race Course; Lucy’s; Mannings; Nationwide Food Services; Orbit Coffee Shop; Phil’s Brite Spot; The Phone Booth; Poor Richard’s; Press Club; Revere House; Ric A Box; Royal Inn Hotel of Anaheim; Flagship International (Sky Chefs); Steak ‘n’ Stuff Restaurant; and The Trap.
Box 42, Folder 26

Union booklets and pamphlets (assorted) (1971, 1976, undated)

Box 20, Folders 2-3

News clippings (originals and photocopies) (1999-2004)

Scope and Content

From the Los Angeles Times and Orange County Register, among others.
Box 55

Officers Local 681 (1953-1955) oversize photograph (undated)

Box 46, Folder 2

Photograph album (undated)

Box 46, Folder 1

Photograph album and union pins (undated)

Box 20, Folder 1

Certificates (1950, 1954-1956)

Scope and Contents note

St. Jude Hospital citation; Culinary Alliance membership to Convention and Visitor's Bureau of Long Beach both presented to Local 681; and AFL conference attendance certificates for Kathryn Arnold and Jack Arnold.
Box 45, Folder 2

City of Hope Medical Center recognition to Culinary Local 681 - plaque (1972)

Box 51, Folder 2

Vote Yes (empty binder) (undated)