Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, Women and Work Program (University of Michigan) transcripts of oral history project, 1978-1979.

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Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, Women and Work Program (University of Michigan) transcripts of oral history project, 1978-1979.

Interviews with women involved in the trade union movement.

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Newman, Pauline, 1887-1986

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Pincus, Celia.

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Maupin, Joyce

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Taylor, Pauline, 1900-....

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Trade-union organizer. From the description of Oral history interview with Pauline Taylor, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321635 ...

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 ...

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...

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-...

Gladstein, Caroline Decker.

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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 ...

Mount, Julia Lunt.

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Sullivan, Anna, 1903-

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Trade-union organizer. From the description of Oral history interview with Anna Sullivan, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321638 ...

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 ...

Cohen, Sophie

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Sophie Cohen, 1977. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321599 ...

Day, Clara Baker, 1836-1919

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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 ...

Graham, Charlotte

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Charlotte Graham, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321593 ...

Merrill, Barbara, 1934-

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Barbara Merrill, 1976. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321620 ...

Kimmel, Elizabeth Cody

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Kimmel, Elizabeth, 1979. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321609 ...

Wooding, Nelle.

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Nelle Wooding, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321622 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Elkuss, Mary, 1915-

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Mary Elkuss, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321595 ...

Nussbaum, Karen

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Baker, Mary Ursula.

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Mary Ursula Blackwell Baker, 1977. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321581 ...

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 ...

Herstein, Lillian,

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Lillian Herstein, 1970-1971. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321590 ...

Kennedy, Ola.

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Maietta, Julia, 1909-

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Fese, Marie.

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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 ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations (University of Michigan-Wayne State University). Program on Woman 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 Industrial Relations, Women and Work Program (University of Michigan) transcripts of oral history project, 1978-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 82593114 ...

Kraus, Dorothy

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Dorothy Kraus, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321610 Months of student unrest in Paris universities culminated in a confrontation between students and police at the Sorbonne on May 3, 1968. The students and their supporters barricaded the Latin Quarter and were immediately beseiged by the police. The conflict spread to provincial universities and by mid M...

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 ...

Segal, Bonnie, 1916-1976,

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Trade-union organizer. From the description of Oral history interview with Bonnie Segal, 1975. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321640 ...

Fredgrant, Sara, 1900-

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Sara Fredgrant, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321594 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wiencek, Ruth.

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Ruth Wiencek, 1976. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321629 ...

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 ...

Christensen, Ethlyn

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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 ...

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 ...

Lunsford, Minnie.

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Barron, Sarah

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Sarah Barron, 1976. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321585 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Norwood, Rose.

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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 ...

Nord, Elisabeth, 1902-

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Antoinette Podojil, 1975. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321616 ...

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 ...

Compton, Bulah,

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Bulah Compton, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321589 ...

Neal, Fannie, 1919-

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Trade-union organizer. From the description of Oral history interview with Fannie Neal, 1978. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321642 ...

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 ...