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Finding aid to the Union WAGE (Women's Alliance to Gain Equality) Photograph Collection
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Series 1: Administration circa 1977-1982

Physical Description: 1 folder (Box 1, folder 1)

Scope and Contents

Images of staff, volunteers, office meetings and production of newsletter.
box 1, folder 1

Staff, volunteers, office meetings, production of newsletter circa 1977-1982

 

Series 2: Strikes and demonstrations 1971-1982

Physical Description: 50 folders (Box 1, folders 2-41; Box 2, folders 1-10)

Scope and Contents

Images of strikes and demonstrations in San Francisco and other locations in California, and a few out of state.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by name of organization, business or topic.
box 1, folder 2

Alameda County, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Locals 250, 535, 616 1976

box 1, Folder 3

American Federation of Teachers (AFT), Local 61 1979

box 1, folder 4

Bakke, Weber, Briggs court case decisions 1979

Historical

Refers to the following court cases: Regents of University of California v. Bakke (Allan), 1978; United Steelworkers v. Weber (Brian), 1979.
box 1, folder 5

Bank of America 1973

box 1, folder 6

Blue Cross, Office Professional Employees Union (OPEU) Local 29 1977

box 1, folder 7

Blue Shield 1981

box 1, folder 8

California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA), United Legal Workers 1978

box 1, folder 9

Capwell's department store undated

box 1, folder 10

Co-Op Credit Union, Office Professional Employees Union (OPEU) Local 29 1975

box 1, folder 11

Coors Brewing Company boycott undated

box 1, folder 12

Disability rights sit-in at Health, Education and Welfare building, San Francisco 1977

box 1, folder 13

El Salvador (anti-intervention) circa 1980s

box 1, folder 14

Gallo Winery, United Farm Workers (UFW) 1973

box 1, folder 15

Gay rights circa 1978-1982

box 1, folder 16

Grape strike (Clothing workers in support) circa 1966

box 1, folder 17

Health care workers: San Francisco General Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, Alta Bates Medical Center, Laurel Grove Hospital, San Jose hospitals 1973-1982

box 1, folder 18

International Hotel circa 1975

box 1, folder 19

International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), Office Professional Employees Union (OPEU) Local 29 1975

box 1, folder 20

Jung Sai (Great Chinese American Sewing Company) 1974

box 1, folder 21

KRON-TV, WSU Local 2, Office Professional Employees Union (OPEU) Local 3 undated

box 1, folder 22

LeeMAH Electronics 1974

box 1, folder 23

Lincoln Child Center 1979

box 1, folder 24

March For Jobs (Retail Clerks, Local 1100) 1982

box 1, folder 25

Master Charge 1974

box 1, folder 26

MetLife 1973

box 1, folder 27

New York Life Insurance Company 1971

box 1, folder 28

Oakland City Hall (Demonstration against 59 cents on the dollar) undated

box 1, folder 29

Operating engineers, Office and Professional Employees Union (OPEU) Local 3 1977

box 1, folder 29

Poppy Fabric and Trim, Retail Clerks Union Local 870 1975

box 1, folder 31

Proposition M (Corporate taxation) 1981

box 1, folder 32

Red Ball gas station 1972

box 1, folder 33

Retail Clerks Funds, Office Professional Employees Union (OPEU) Local 3 1975

box 1, folder 34

Rucker Electronics 1974

box 1, folder 35

Runaway shops (plant closures) circa 1982

box 1, folder 36

Safeway, Retail Clerks Local 648 undated

box 1, folder 37

San Francisco City Workers, Proposition L 1974

Scope and Contents

Includes images of Gloria Steinem, Dianne Feinstein, and Union Wage leaders Maxine Jenkins and Louise Statzer.
box 1, folder 38

San Francisco hotel strike, Hotel and Restaurant and Bartenders Union (HERE) Local 2 1980

box 1, folder 39

Sears, Roebuck and Company 1974

box 1, folder 40

Shell Oil Company 1973

box 1, folder 41

Solidarity Day 1981 September 9

box 2, folder 1

Teachers Action Committee (TAC) 1973

box 2, folder 2

Theater janitors, Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 9 1982

box 2, folder 3

Transit workers: AC Transit, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), Trans International Airlines, Trans World Airlines (TWA) circa 1973-1977

box 2, folder 4

Union busting 1974-1975

box 2, folder 5

University of California, Berkeley (UCB), gender equity 1972

box 2, folder 6

Vietnam War 1971 November 6

box 2, folder 7

Yellow cab (lockout) undated

box 2, folder 8

Miscellaneous circa 1972-1976

Scope and Contents

Includes Fourth of July coalition parade.
box 2, folder 9

Out of state - New York - Unemployed and Welfare Council; New York Trade Union Women undated

Scope and Contents

Includes one photo of New York Trade Union Women picketing in support of Farah Boycott.
box 2, folder 10

Out of state - Miscellaneous circa 1974-1980

Scope and Contents

Includes photos from Indiana, Kansas, and Louisville, Kentucky (Burning Spear Support Committee).
 

Series 3: Industrial Workers Commission (IWC) circa 1974-1981

Physical Description: 5 folders (Box 2, folders 11-14)

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Photographs of demonstrations aimed at the IWC for better pay and working conditions. Includes images of Union WAGE members' testimonies at IWC hearings.
box 2, folder 11

IWC 1974

box 2, folder 12

IWC 1976

box 2, folder 13

IWC 1979

box 2, folder 14

IWC 1981

box 2, folder 15

IWC undated

 

Series 4: Conferences, conventions, benefits and events circa 1973-1982

Physical Description: 11 folders (Box 2, folders 16-26)

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by event.

Scope and Contents

Images of conferences, conventions, benefits and other events in which Union WAGE members were involved.
box 2, folder 16

California State Federation Women's Conference 1973

Scope and Contents

Includes images of Ann Ginger and Edith Withington, and delegates marching in support of the United Farm Workers Union (UFW).
box 2, folder 17

Clerical Workers' Conference 1974

box 2, folder 18

Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) Conference 1974 March

box 2, folder 19

Constitutional Convention 1976

box 2, folder 20

International Women's Day, Stanford University 1974

box 2, folder 21

Network for Economics Rights Conference 1972

box 2, folder 22

San Francisco Mime Troupe benefit 1973

box 2, folder 23

Trouble Maker Conference 1980

box 2, folder 24

Union Maids and With Babies and Banners (Documentaries) undated

General

Union Maids is a film tribute to women union organizers of the 1930s. With Babies and Banners is a film about the Women's Emergency Brigade. Contains four photo film stills.
box 2, folder 25

United Mine Workers (UMW) benefit 1978

General

Benefit sponsored by the Equal Rights Council.
box 2, folder 26

Miscellaneous Circa 1972-1982

Scope and Contents

Images of events, mostly unidentified.
 

Series 5: Projects circa 1971-1978

Physical Description: 5 folders (Box 2, folders 27-31)

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by project name.

Scope and Contents

Contains images of special projects in which Union Wage was involved.
box 2, folder 27

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) campaign 1973

box 2, folder 28

Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) 1971

Scope and Contents

One photograph of Union WAGE members with San Francisco mayor Joseph Alioto in support of the Board of Supervisors' resolution on the ERA.
box 2, folder 29

Unemployment 1975

Scope and Contents

One photograph of people standing in a long unemployment line at McAllister Street, San Francisco.
box 2, folder 30

Union caucuses: Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU), Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees (HERE) Local 2 1976-1978

box 2, folder 31

Unidentified undated