Loftis, Anne, 1922-

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Anne Loftis, born in New York City, graduated from Smith College in 1944, then worked as a journalist and free-lance writer. She is the author or co-author of several books and numerous articles on ethnic groups and farm labor organizing.

From the description of Anne Loftis papers, 1953-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387570

American journalist and historian.

From the description of Anne Loftis papers, 1941-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869877

Biographical Note

Anne Loftis was born in New York City in 1922 to Mary R. Nevins and the late historian Allan Nevins. She graduated from Smith College in 1944, then worked as a journalist and free-lance writer. She is the author (or co-author) of three books published by Macmillan:

The Great Betrayal: The Evacuation of Japanese-Americans During World War II, written with Audrie Girdner. 1969.

California, Where the Twain Did Meet. 1973.

A Long Time Coming: The Struggle to Unionize America's Farm Workers, written with Dick Meister. 1977.

She is also the author of numerous articles on ethnic groups and farm labor organizing. She is married to John Loftis, emeritus member of the Stanford English Department.

From the guide to the Anne Loftis Papers, 1953-1978, (Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.)

Biographical Note

  • 1922 Feb. 8: Born, New York, New York
  • 1944: B. A., English, Smith College
  • 1969: Author, The Great Betrayal: The Evacuation of the Japanese-Americans during World War II (with Audrie Girdner)
  • 1973: Author, California: Where the Twain Did Meet
  • 1977: Author, A Long Time Coming: The Struggle to Unionize America's Farm Workers (with Dick Meister)
  • 1980: Author, John Steinbeck and Farm Labor Unionization: The Background of "In Dubious Battle" (with Jackson J. Benson)
  • 1998: Author, Witnesses to the Struggle: Imaging the 1930s California Labor Movement

From the guide to the Anne Loftis papers, 1941-1976, (Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Loftis, Anne. Interviews on experiences during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire [sound recording] : Menlo Park, Calif. / conducted by Anne Loftis, 1971 May. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Loftis, Anne, 1922-. Anne Loftis papers, 1941-1976. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations (University of Michigan--Wayne State University). Program on Women and Work. Transcripts of oral history project, 1970-1978 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Coan, Otis, 1895-. Interview with Otis Coan : oral history transcript tape recorded interview conducted by Anne Loftis in 1979, 1979. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Duveneck, Francis Boott, 1886-. Typed transcript of a tape recorded interview with Francis Boott Duveneck: Los Altos Hills, California : oral history transcript / tape recorded interview conducted by Anne Loftis on January 20, 1981. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California : and related material, 1981. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf De La Cruz, Jessie Lopez, 1919-. Oral history interviews with Jessie De La Cruz, 1973-1976. Wayne State University. Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs
creatorOf Lewis, Mort Reis. Papers of Mort Reis Lewis, 1953-1985. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Anne Loftis papers, 1941-1976 Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
creatorOf Loftis, Anne, 1922-. Anne Loftis papers, 1953-1978. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Anne Loftis Papers, 1953-1978 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Barnes, Joseph. Interview with Joseph Barnes : oral history transcript of a tape recorded interview conducted by Anne Loftis in 1979, 1979. UC Berkeley Libraries
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associatedWith Barnes, Joseph. person
associatedWith Brown, Edmund G. person
associatedWith Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993. person
associatedWith Coan, Otis, 1895- person
associatedWith De La Cruz, Jessie Lopez, 1919- person
associatedWith Duveneck, Francis Boott, 1886- person
associatedWith Galarza, Ernesto, 1905-1984. person
associatedWith Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations (University of Michigan--Wayne State University). Program on Women and Work. corporateBody
associatedWith Lewis, Mort Reis. person
associatedWith Mitchell, H. L. (Harry Leland), 1906-1989. person
associatedWith Simpson, Jean. person
associatedWith Vizzard, James L. person
associatedWith Wallace, Henry. person
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United States
United States
United States.
California
California.
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Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--United States
Agricultural laborers--Labor unions--History
Women
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Birth 1922-02-08

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