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Finding Aid to the Arthur K. Bierman Papers
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The Arthur K. Bierman Papers consist of the papers of San Francisco State University Professor Arthur K. Bierman for the years 1957 through 1984. The collection documents Bierman's early organizing for the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), his involvement in the 1968-1969 strike at San Francisco State College, his work to abolish the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC), and his other efforts to defend civil liberties.
Arthur K. Bierman was professor in the philosophy department at San Francisco State College, where he also became a leader in the faculty strike of 1969. He was a political activist on a variety of levels and author of numerous books on philosophy.
4.45 Cubic Feet (12 boxes)
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