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Shevy Wallace Healey Papers (CIO Los Angeles Organizing), 1938-1962
MSS 057  
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Materials related to CIO (Congress of Industrial Organizations) organizing activities in the 1930s and 1940s in the Los Angeles area, with a focus on the American Communications Association-CIO attempt to organize the Los Angeles Western Union Workers (1944-1945). There is also one folder of material on the Wesley Robert Wells Case.
Shevy Healey, then Shevy Wallace, served as an International Representative during the American Communications Association-CIO (Congress of Industrial Organizations) campaign to organize the Western Union Workers in the mid-1940s. This campaign ended in 1945 when the CIO lost the NLRB (National Labor Relations Board) election to determine which union would represent the company to the AFof L (American Federation of Labor) sponsored union. She also collected flyers and other materials relating to other CIO organizing activities in the Los Angeles area from the late thirties to the early 1950s. Healey served as a Communist Party spokesman and ran for Los Angeles County Tax Assessor in the mid-1960s. She later earned a Ph.D. and lived in Idylwild, California in 1989.
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