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Raphael and Olga Brown Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Br - Col, Box 2, Folder: 3-6
Identifier: LP001414

Scope and content

The papers of Raphael and Olga Brown consist primarily of clippings, correspondence and committee minutes relating to their work as union organizers and the textile strikers of 1933-1934.

Dates

  • 1933 - 1935

Creator

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

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

History

Raphael and Olga Brown, nee Sacharoff, were union organizers working out of New Jersey for the American Federation of Silk Workers in the mid thirties. At this time the American Federation of Silk Workers was affiliated with the American Federation of Labor through the United Textile Workers of America.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (4 folders)

Language

English

Arrangement

Materials arranged in four folders.

Acquisition

The papers of Raphael and Olga Brown were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in September of 1989 by Olga Brown and were opened for research in June of 1990.
Title
Guide to the Raphael and Olga Brown Papers
Status
Completed
Date
1990-06
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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