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Finding aid to the Fred D. Fletcher Oral History
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  • Title: Fred D. Fletcher oral history
    Date (inclusive): 1999 June 16-July 27
    Creator: Labor Archives and Research Center
    Extent: Transcript: 1 folder; Tapes: 15 audio cassettes
    Collection number: larc.oh.fletcher
    Contributing Institution: 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
    larc@sfsu.edu
    Abstract: 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.
    Location: Collection is available onsite.
    Language of Material: Languages represented in the collection: English.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC), J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

    Preferred Citation

    Fred D. Fletcher oral history. San Francisco State University. Labor Archives and Research Center

    Acquisition Information

    Interview conducted by Harvey Schwartz, 1999.

    Biography

    Official, Bay Area Newspaper Guild, 1952-1981; grew up in San Francisco and Palo Alto; joined Pile Drivers Local 34, 1941; worked as a reporter for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 1948-1958; worked as principal organizer of the Bay Area Newspaper Guild Local 52, 1949-1952; served as an officer for the Guild (including a stint as president), 1952-1981; elected at-large vice president of the California Labor Federation, 1963.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    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.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Journalists -- Labor unions -- California.
    Newspaper employees -- Labor unions -- California -- San Francisco.
    Strikes and lockouts -- Newspapers -- California -- San Francisco.
    Labor leaders -- California -- Interviews.
    Oral histories.
    Audiocassettes.
    Fletcher, Fred D.
    Schwartz, Harvey