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Coalition of Labor Union Women: Greater Boston Chapter

 Collection
Identifier: LR002430
This collection contains documents pertaining to the origins or the Greater Boston Chapter, as well as the national organization, topics of focus, inter-ogranizational issues, meetings, and interview transcripts including interviews with George Meany (AFL-CIO's first President) and Leslie Sullivan (CLUW member). Series 1: Chapter files, 1974-1982

Dates

  • 1973 - 1982

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (1 MB, 1 SB)

Abstract

The Greater Boston Chapter of the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) began forming shortly after the creation of the national organization on March 12, 1974. Early in the chapter's formation there were differences in opinion between radical and more moderate members. Members differed on the topics of the chapter’s priorities, membership requirements, and the relationship between the regional chapters and the national organization. This chapter focused on topics of affirmative action, the Equal Rights Amendment, desegregation, and the rights of immigrants and undocumented workers among others.

History

The Greater Boston Chapter of the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) began forming shortly after the creation of the national organization on March 12, 1974. Early in the chapter's formation there were differences in opinion between radical and more moderate members. Members differed on the topics of the chapter’s priorities, membership requirements, and the relationship between the regional chapters and the national organization. This chapter focused on topics of affirmative action, the Equal Rights Amendment, desegregation, and the rights of immigrants and undocumented workers among others.

Arrangement

Arranged in 1 series – Series 1 (Boxes 1-2). Folders are arranged alphabetically.

Acquisition

Collection deposited at the Walter P. Reuther Library by donor on February 7, 1992.

Related Materials

Coalition of Labor Union Women Records; Coalition of Labor Union Women: Metro-Detroit Chapter Records; Coalition of Labor Union Women: San Francisco Chapter Records; Coalition of Labor Union Women: Seattle Chapter Records; Coalition of Labor Union Women: Puget Sound Chaper Records

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Eleanor Gleason and Shae Rafferty on April 2, 2018.
Title
Guide to the Coalition of Labor Union Women: Greater Boston Chapter Records
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Eleanor Gleason and Shae Rafferty.
Date
2018-04-02
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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