Miscellaneous speeches, lectures and labor music.


Miscellaneous speeches, lectures and labor music.

Taped recordings of various speeches, lectures and labor music.

1 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 6936827

Cornell University Library

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Pete Seeger (1919-2014) was an American folk singer and social activist. As a member of the Weavers, Seeger was often heard on the radio in the early 1950s, most notably on their recording of Lead Belly's "Goodnight, Irene". In the 1960s, Seeger re-emerged on the public scene as a prominent singer of protest music in support of international disarmament, civil rights, counterculture, workers' rights, and environmental causes. A prolific songwriter, his best-known songs include "Where Have ...

Petrillo, James C. (James Caesar), 1892-1984

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United Transportation Union

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Wright, Dick, 1931-1999

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Maccoll, Ewan

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Canadian Labor Congress

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Michigan State University. Labor and industrial relations Center

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King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

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Martin Luther King, Jr. (b. January 15, 1929, Atlanta, Georgia –d. April 4, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King helped to organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. In 1964, King received the Nobel Peace Prize and in 1965, he helped to organize the Selma to M...

Travis, Merle

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Guitarist, songwriter, and performer. Born November 29, 1917. Died October 20, 1983. Full name: Merle Robert Travis. As a leading exponent of the thumb-style guitar technique, his innovative style influenced generations of guitar players. Songwriting credits include the classics "Sixteen Tons," "Dark as a Dungeon," and "Smoke, Smoke, Smoke (That Cigarette)." Member, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame. From the description of Oral history interview ...

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Local 1 (New York, N.Y.)

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Rose-Redwood, Dan

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Dane, Barbara

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Glazer, Joe

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Rose-Redwood, Judy

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Wheeler, Billy Edd

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Lang, Lucy Robins

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ILGWU. Northeast Dept.

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