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Abstract Dr. Alex Baskin was a professor at State University of New York at Stony Brook; among his mainresearch interests were social history of the late 20th century, especially with regard to the 1960s and 1980s. Dr. Baskin also attended Wayne State University during the 1960s where he studied various left-wing social movements. Among his published works include The Woman Rebel and The Masses.The materials in this collection reflect a wide variety of subjects that Dr. Baskin researched and...
Dates: 1965 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1984
Abstract A Xerox copy of a draft of Hall's 238-page manuscript, Labor Struggles in the Deep South. The original of this draft is held by the Tulane University Library. In his work, Mr. Hall discusses the labor movement in New Orleans and the Louisiana-Texas area from the pre-Civil War period to the outbreak of World War 1. The role of the IWW is particularly well covered.
Abstract The Edward J. Falkowski collection contains diaries and papers relating Mr. Falkowski’s experiences as a mineworker, reporter, a student at Brookwood Labor College and as an instructor at Commonwealth Labor College.
Dates: 1916 - 1939
Abstract Labor historian Patrick Reagan interviewed IWW organizer and orator Frank Cedervall, who was the chief organizer for the Metal and Machinery Workers Industrial Union (MMWIU) and leader of its Cleveland Local 440, from the 1930s through the 1950s, with his brother, Tor. Collection consists of an interview recording. Cedervall discusses the idea, formation, and aims of the IWW, his hopes for the future of the radical labor movement, and to a lesser degree, his experiences with the IWW and MMWIU.
Dates: 1970 - 1979
Abstract Between 1974 and 1984, while completing graduate studies in sociology, Eric Margolis and Ron McMahan undertook two research projects that formed the University of Colorado Coal Project, documenting the memories and work of coal miners through interviews and photographs. The project included oral histories with former coal miners, community members, and experts across the Western United States, with a focus on Colorado. Coverage includes documentation of IWW members, activities, and events....
Abstract Literary manuscripts and related papers, correspondence, daily notes and journals, reference and research material, notes, clippings, pamphlets, personal and family papers, and memorabilia, collected by Mrs. Vorse, writer, labor journalist, and social critic of the U.S. She also covered strikes, civil and labor disturbances, wars, revolutions, and political upheavals in other parts of the world. From the textile strike in Lawrence, Massachusetts (1912) to the textile strike in Henderson, North...
Dates: 1841 - 1966
Abstract Manuscripts (articles and stories), clippings, correspondence, personal papers, and photographs collected by Mrs. Robbins, who was a labor organizer and writer for the IWW from 1912 until her death in 1963. Subjects include the Paterson N.J. Silk Strike.
Dates: 1919 - 1963
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: E-F, Box 5, Folder: 16
Abstract Matthew and Elizabeth Serviss Fox were both members of the IWW. Mrs. Fox served as the secretary-treasurer, William D. Haywood's secretary during his tenure. These papers consist of three letters Haywood wrote to Elizabeth Serviss Fox during his appeals process and subsequent flight to Russia.
Dates: 1918; 1921
Abstract A member of the Industrial Workers of the World, Minnie Corder's papers include an unpublished autobiographical novel which addresses themes of the garment industry, immigration, migrant labor, socialism, unions, and the Great Depression.
Abstract Samuel Krieger was born in Russia on August 20, 1902. Mr. Krieger came to the United States at age two and grew up in New York and New Jersey. He graduated from grammar school and went to work in the aircraft industry. Mr. Krieger was a member and recruiter for the Industrial Workers of the World. He served as an international representative for the International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers. In 1953 he began work as an organizer and business agent for the International Brotherhood...
Dates: 1926 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1983
- Labor movement 7
- Women in the labor movement 4
- Strikes and lockouts 3
- Communism 2
- Labor unions 2
- Labor unions -- Organizing 2
- Oral histories 2
- Sound recordings 2
- Textile Workers' Strike, Lawrence, Mass., 1912. 2
- Anti-Semitism 1
- Anti-racism 1
- Antinuclear movement 1
- Child labor 1
- Civil rights 1
- Coal Strike, Colo., 1927 1
- Coal miners 1
- Columbine Mine (Weld County, Colo.) 1
- Ford Hunger March, 1932 1
- Jews. American 1
- Labor 1
- Labor unions and communism 1
- Mining engineering 1
- Politics, Practical 1
- Sacco-Vanzetti Trial, Dedham, Mass., 1921 1
- Social history 1
- Socialism 1
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 1
- Women's rights 1 ∧ view less
- AFL-CIO 1
- Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 1
- Baskin, Alex 1
- Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
- Cedervall, Frank 1
- Corder, Minnie F. 1
- Falkowski, Edward J. 1
- Hall, Covington, 1871-1951 1
- International Brotherhood of Teamsters 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 1
- Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
- Krieger, Sadie 1
- Krieger, Samuel 1
- Legere, Ben 1
- Margolis, Eric 1
- McMahan, Ronald L. 1
- Metal and Machinery Workers Industrial Union. No. 440 (Cleveland, Ohio) 1
- Rand School of Social Science 1
- Reagan, Patrick D. 1
- Reagan, Ronald 1
- Robbins, Matilda 1
- Sender, Garlin 1
- Textile Workers Union of America 1
- Vorse, Mary Heaton 1 ∧ view less
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