Transcripts of oral history project, 1970-1978 (inclusive).

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Transcripts of oral history project, 1970-1978 (inclusive).

Forty-six interviews with women involved in the trade union movement.

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Peterson, Esther Eggertsen, 1906-1997

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Esther Peterson was born Esther Eggertsen in Provo, Utah, on December 9, 1906. She was one of six children: Luther ("Bud"), Algie, Thelma, Anna Maria, Esther, and Mark. Her parents, Lars and Annie (Nielsen) Eggertsen , were the children of Danish immigrants who walked across the plains to Utah seeking freedom to worship as Mormons. The Eggertsens were Republicans, but Esther Peterson became an active Democrat, working in the fields of education, labor, women's rights and consumer a...

Newman, Pauline, 1887-1986

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Pauline Newman, labor organizer, Director of Health Education at the Union Health Center of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU), and member of the National and New York Women's Trade Union League (N/NYWTUL), was born in Popelan, Kuvna, Lithuania, in about 1890, the youngest of Meyer and Theresa Newman's two sons and four daughters. Meyer Newman sold fruit and taught Talmud to the well-to-do sons of the village. Following his death, Theresa Newman and her three yo...

International brotherhood of teamsters, chauffeurs, stablemen, and helpers of America

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Labor organization formed in 1903 as International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), the result of a merger between members of the Team Drivers' International Union (TDIU) and the Teamsters' National Union of America (TNU). Known from 1909 to 1992 as International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Stablemen and Helpers. Reverted to its pre-1909 name in October 1992. From the description of International Brotherhood of Teamsters records, 1989-1992. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 709...

Ward, Angela Gizzi, 1910-

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Angela Gizzi Ward, 1977. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321630 ...

Democratic Party (U.S.)

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Roberts, Lillian M.

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Lillian Roberts, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321619 ...

Thorne, Florence Calvert

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Director of research. From the description of Reminiscences of Florence Calvert Thorne : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309734588 ...

Baker, Mary Rose, 1921-

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Craig, Bette

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Myers, Constance A.

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Van Raaphorst, Donna L.

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Reverby, Susan

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McElrath, Ah Quon, 1915-

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Ah Quon McElrath, 1976. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321601 ...

Ross, Martha

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Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A.

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Records of the YWCA's programs and activities among blacks began in 1907. From the description of Records, 1920. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007201 The YWCA of the Mid-Peninsula opened in 1948 as a recreation center for business women. It expanded to provide recreational and social services for women that met the organization's mission of "empowering women and eliminating racism." The organization was based in Palo Alto until its closing in 2003. ...

Thornburgh, Lucille, 1909-

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Trade-union organizer. From the description of Oral history interview with Lucille Thornburgh, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321634 ...

Scattergood, Margaret, 1894-

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Labor economist. From the description of Oral history interview with Margaret Scattergood, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321623 Labor researcher. From the description of Reminiscences of Margaret Scattergood : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309725121 ...

Lucia, Carmen, 1902-

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Carmen Lucia, 1976. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321607 ...

Simmons, Christian.

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Kleiner, Lydia

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Haener, Dorothy, 1917-

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Dorothy Haener, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321592 ...

Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations (University of Michigan--Wayne State University). Program on Women and Work

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Conducted by the Women and Work Program of the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations of the University of Michigan and Wayne State University, entitled, "The Twentieth Century Trade Union Woman: Vehicle for Social Change." From the description of Institute of Labor and Insutrial Relations, Women and Work Program (University of Michigan) transcripts of oral history project, 1978-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423168 The Twentieth Century Trade Uni...

Jeffrey, Mildred, 1911-2004

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Executive, of Detroit, Mich.; b. Mildred McWilliams. From the description of Papers, 1944-1974. (Wayne State University). WorldCat record id: 28421504 ...

Miller, Christine Marie, 1950-

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Lynch, Florence, 1911-

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Florence Lynch, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321604 ...

Meyerowitz, Ruth

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Callahan, Mary

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Mary Callahan, 1976. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321600 ...

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 ...

Wertheimer, Barbara M.

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Barbara Wertheimer was a labor historian who was particularly interested in women and work, and women's union participation. She carried a tape recorder everywhere with her and recorded voices of classes, conferences interviews, radio shows, women labor leaders, and others. From the description of Barbara Wertheimer, Collector. Audiocassettes, 1973-1982. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 122685158 ...

Merrill, Iris Barbara, 1934-

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Goldfarb, Lyn

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Wiencek, Ruth, 1908-

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Norwood, Rose, 1898-

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Jones, Brownie Lee, 1897-

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Labor educator. From the description of Oral history interview with Brownie Lee Jones, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321617 ...

Balanoff, Elizabeth

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Sweet, Gertrude, 1890-

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Trade-union organizer. From the description of Oral history interview with Gertrude Sweet, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321636 ...

International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers

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Valle, Enid.

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Hall, Jacquelyn H.

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Cameron, Cindia,

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Urandeta, Regina, 1920-

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Dickason, Gladys, 1903-1971.

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Peurala, Alice, 1928-

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Alice Peurala, 1977. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321628 ...

Bowie, Carol.

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McGill, Eula, 1911-

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Eula McGill (1911- ), member of the Women's Trade Union League and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, born in Dalton, Georgia. From the description of Eula McGill papers, 1938-1964. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 38478229 Eula McGill was born near Resaca, Georgia on May 15, 1911. In 1915, her family moved to Gadsden, Alabama. Here during the organizing drives of World War I, she received her introduction to the labor movement. McGill q...

International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. President

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Formerly International Union, United Automobile Workers of America (CIO) and International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. From the description of President's office: Walter P. Reuther collection, 1933-1970. (Wayne State University). WorldCat record id: 28413062 ...

Segal, Bonnie Taylor, 1916-1976.

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Elkuss, Mary Lawrence, 1915-

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Luscomb, Florence, 1887-

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Florence Luscomb, 1976. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321605 Florence Hope Luscomb, social and political activist, earned an S.B. in architecture (M.I.T., 1909), and worked as an architect until 1917, when she became executive secretary for the Boston Equal Suffrage Association. From the description of Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1904-...

Levitas, Mollie, 1885-

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Mollie Levitas, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321613 ...

Wigderson, Seth.

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Frank, Mary Ellen

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Fredgant, Sara, 1900-

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Kennedy, Ola, 1936-

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Schwenkmeyer, Frieda, 1901-

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Trade-union organizer. From the description of Oral history interview with Frieda Schwenkmeyer, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321625 ...

Ruskin College (University of Oxford).

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Podojil, Antoinette

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Antoinette Podojil, 1976. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321615 ...

Barron, Sara, 1900-

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Palmquist, Rose

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Rose Palmquist, 1977. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321621 ...

National Women's Trade Union League of America

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The National Women's Trade Union League was founded in Boston, Mass., in 1903 to organize women workers into trade unions. The league also held training programs for workers, conducted research re: working conditions, and supported strikes. From the description of Records, 1914-1942 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007821 The National Women's Trade Union League of America was founded in Boston, Mass., in 1903 to "assist in the organization of women w...

Neal, Arline, 1917-

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Trade-union organizer. From the description of Oral history interview with Arline Neal, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321641 ...

Tanzer, Shirley Blum

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Roberts, Geraldine, 1924-

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Geraldine Roberts, 1977. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321614 ...

Rostan, June.

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Sullivan, Anna, 1904-

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Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.)

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Formed 1974. From the description of Records, 1972-1980. (Wayne State University). WorldCat record id: 28419768 ...

Budd, Karen Walton

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Compton, Beulah Roberts.

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Beulah Compton was born on March 29, 1919. She earned her B.A. degree from Illinois Wesleyan University in 1941, her M.A. from Indiana University in 1951, and her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1971. In 1952, she came to the University of Minnesota as an instructor in social work. She spent 30 years at Minnesota as a instructor and professor in the School of Social Work. While in Minnesota, she worked on the St. Paul Family Centered Project, which sought better means to coordinate and d...

Cobble, Sue,

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O'Farrell, Brigid.

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Brigid O'Farrell and Joyce L. Kornbluh are labor historians and editors of Rocking the Boat: Union Women's Voices, 1915-1975, published in 1996. From the description of O'Farrell and Kornbluh papers, 1889-1996. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122576156 ...

Herstein, Lillian, 1886-

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Rikard, Marlene Hunt

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International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.

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Kulik, Gary

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Frederickson, Mary

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Bernhardt, Debra E.

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Debra Bernhardt (1953-2001) was a labor historian and director of the Tamiment Library and the Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives at New York University. She came to the Wagner Labor Archives at its beginning, in 1979, and was responsible for building its core collections of labor records and oral histories. Bernhardt was active in the Society of American Atchivists, the New York Labor History Association, the Oral History Association qand many other historical, archival and political organizations...

Maietta, Julia L. (Julia Luigia), 1909-1994

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Julia Luigia Maietta (1909-1994), of Curwensville, Pa., worked in a shirt factory in her hometown, and became active in the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America union. She served as a National Representative for the ACWA and as Field Service Coordinator for the AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education (COPE). Maietta ran in and won the Democratic primary for the 22nd Congressional District but lost the election in 1948 and 1958. Maietta remained active in electoral politics and government at ...

Findlay, James F., 1930-

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Hoffman, Alice Spencer

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Smith, Judy Gattis, 1933-

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Bryn Mawr College. Summer School for Women Workers in Industry.

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Nord, Elizabeth, 1902-

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Lunsford, Minnie, 1904-

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Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America

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English. From the description of ACWA's Sidney Hillman Foundation Records. 1955-1974. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 520925303 From the description of ACTWU's National Textile Recruitment and Training Program Records. 1975-1981. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 520924922 Sidney Hillman, labor organizer, leader, and president, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Sidney Hillman was born in Russian-contr...

Roffman, Marion.

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Dubrow, Evelyn,

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Evelyn Dubrow, 1976. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321596 Evelyn Dubrow was born in Passaic, New Jersey, in 1911. A graduate of New York University, Dubrow worked as a report for The Morning Call (Patterson, N.J.) and Secretary of the New Jersey organization of the American Newspaper Guild from 1943 to 1946, before becoming Educational Director for the Textile...

Peterson, Florence, 1894-....

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Florence Peterson, 1976. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321627 ...

De La Cruz, Jessie Lopez, 1919-

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interviews with Jessie De La Cruz, 1973-1976. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321597 ...

Robinson, Dolly Lowther,

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Trade-union organizer. From the description of Oral history interview with Dolly Lowther Robinson, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321637 ...

Turner, Doris, 1931-

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Trade-union organizer. From the description of Oral history interview with Doris Turner, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321632 ...

Gordon, Gloria

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Case, Elizabeth Joy

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Conroy, Catherine (Catherine E.)

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Catherine Conroy, 1976. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321588 ...

Neal, Fannie Allen, 1919-

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AFL-CIO

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The AFL and CIO merged in 1955 as an umbrella organization for skilled trade and industrial unions. Its regional office in Baltimore represented worker interests against this railroad merger. From the description of AFL-CIO response to merger of Pennsylvania and New York Central railroads, 1962-1963. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 238572652 Created by merger of American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1955. ...