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Francis O'Rourke Diary

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 1
Identifier: LP000518
The 17 page diary consists of short entries by Mr. O'Rourke at the end of each day. They reflect the activities during the entire period of the Flint Sit-Downs.

Dates

  • 1936 - 1937

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

The Diary may not be duplicated either in part or in whole without writ-ten permission from the O'Rourke family. This permission must be obtained through the Archives.

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

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

Mr. O'Rourke participated in the sit-down at the Fisher Body Plant 2 in Flint, Michigan. His diary notes cover the entire period of the strike from December 30, 1936 to February 11, 1937. The seventeen pages consist of short entries for each day of that strike.

History

Francis O'Rourke was a participant in the Sit-Downs at Fisher Body Plant 2 in Flint, Michigan. Diary entries were made beginning on December 30, 1936 and ending on February 11, 1937.

Arrangement

Material arranged in 1 folder.

Acquisition

This diary of Francis O'Rourke was placed in the Archives of Labor History and Urban Affairs in January 1972 by his son Jerome O'Rourke.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Title
Guide to the Francis O'Rourke Diary
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
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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