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American Libraries
by International Ladies ' Garment Workers' Union
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=GccUAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Socialism, Anarchism, Syndicalism, Guild socialism
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=lhQNAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by National Conference on Workers' Education in the United States (1st : 1921 : New York, N.Y.); Workers Education Bureau of America
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Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: Working class
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=85QWAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
The Library of Congress
by Bureau of industrial research. [from old catalog]; Gleason, Arthur, 1878-1923
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Topics: Education, Education, Labor and laboring classes. [from old catalog]
Prelinger Library
by United States. Immigration Commission (1907-1910); Dillingham, William P. (William Paul), 1843-1923
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[v. 1-2] Abstracts of reports of the Immigration commision--[v. 3] Statistical review of immigration, 1820-1910. Distribution of immigrants, 1850-1900--[v. 4] Emigration conditions in Europe--[v. 5] Dictionary of races of peoples--[v. 6-25] Imigrants in industries (in twenty-five parts)--[v. 26-27] Immigrants in cities : a study of the population of selected districts in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, Cleveland, Buffalo, and Milwaukee--[v. 28] Occupation of the first and second...
Topics: Emigration and immigration, Emigration and immigration law -- United States, United States --...
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Topics: Oratory, Debates and debating
American Libraries
by Thomas, William Isaac, 1863-1947; Znaniecki, Florian, 1882-1958 joint author
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topics: Peasantry, Poles
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=yV8vAAAAMAAJ&oe=UTF-8
Bibliography at end of each part
Topics: Sociology, Social history
Labor Archives and Research Center, J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University
by Labor Archives and Research Center
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Call Number : Oral History Collection Description : Brotsky recounts his life as a Bay Area labor and civil rights attorney. The interview covers many major labor and political issues from the 1940s to the present. Topics include Brotsky's involvement with: UCAPAWA (1948 Stockton Strike), student activism at Columbia University, the Young Communist League, the National Lawyers Guild, his service during World War II, and as counsel for such unions as the United Auto Workers, United Electrical,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Schwartz, Harvey, Brotsky, Allan, Labor lawyers--California--Interviews,...
Source: 7 Tapes of 7: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
by Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
audio
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Description : Account of early life in Hungary to 1905; arrival in New York, 1905; work in garment industry in New York from 1911; her career in the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union from its inception, with comments on communist infiltration, union organization on the west coast, especially in San Francisco, problems with Negro and Chinese ethnic groups; appointment as vice-president of the union, and initiation of health, education, retirement and welfare benefits for the union;...
Topics: californialightandsound, International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Labor movement--United...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
American Libraries
by Benjamin Lundy , William Lloyd Garrison
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=FHgSAAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
collection
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Few regions can rival the rich, lively labor history of the San Francisco Bay Area. This history is preserved in primary source and vintage history materials at the Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC) . Founded in 1985 by trade union leaders, historians, labor activists and university administrators, the Labor Archives is a unit of the J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University. The Labor Archives collection includes materials from the counties surrounding San Francisco...
Topic: californiarevealed
Madera County Library
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Description :  In October of 1939, cotton pickers across the San Joaquin Valley went on strike against local cotton growers . Citing low pay and poor working conditions, the workers (who were supported by the Workers Alliance, Congress of Industrial Workers and the UCAPAW) assembled in downtown Courthouse Park in Madera and arrests were made by the Madera County Sheriff in accordance with an anti-picketing ordinance of Madera County. This was followed by strikers threatening to storm the jail,...
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie, Madera County (Calif.), Agriculture--California--San Joaquin...
New York Public Library
by United States. Immigration Commission (1907-1910); Dillingham, William P. (William Paul), 1843-1923
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[v. 1-2] Abstracts of reports of the Immigration Commission.--[v. 3] Statistical review of immigration, 1820-1910.--[v. 4] Emigration conditions in Europe.--[v. 5] Dictionary of races of peoples.--[v. 6-25] Immigrants in industries.--[v.26-27] Immigrants in cities.--[v.28] Occupations of the first and second generation of immigrants in the United States. Fecundity of immigrant women.--[v.29-33] The children of immigrants in schools.--[v. 34-35] Immigrants as charity seekers.--[v. 36]...
Topics: Emigration and immigration, Emigration and immigration law -- United States, United States --...
Call Number : Oral History Collection Description : Labor Archives program featuring Sherna Gluck and noted writer Tillie Olsen discussing changing work life of women due to WWII. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC), J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that...
Topics: californialightandsound, Women--Employment--United States--History--20th century, World War,...
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Prelinger Library
by United States. Immigration Commission (1907-1910); Dillingham, William P. (William Paul), 1843-1923
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[v.1-2] Abstracts of reports of the Immigration Commission.--[v.3] Statistical review of immigration, 1820-1910.--[v.4] Emigration conditions in Europe.--[v.5] Dictionary of races of peoples.--[v.6-25] Immigrants in industries [v. 6-7] Bituminous coal mining.--[v. 8-9] Iron and steel manufacturing.--[v. 10] Cotton goods manufacturing in th north Atlantic states. Woolen and worsted goods manufacturing.--[v. 11] Silk goods manufacturing and dyeing. Clothing manufacturing. Collar, cuff, and shirt...
Topics: Emigration and immigration, Emigration and immigration law -- United States, Industries -- United...
Labor Archives and Research Center, J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University
by Labor Archives and Research Center
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Call Number : larc.aud.0016 Description : Labor Archives program on this unique educational institution known for its arts program and progressive curriculum. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Labor Archives and Research Center (LARC), J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
Topics: californialightandsound, Labor unions and education--United States, Alternative...
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
by Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
audio
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Description : Interview with an unidentified rioter. The Watts Riot was a large-scale riot which lasted 6 days in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, in August 1965. By the time the riot subsided, 34 people had been killed, 1,032 injured, and 3,438 arrested. It would stand as the most severe riot in Los Angeles history until the riots of 1992. Collection Guide : The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979 Call Number : Phonotape 286 B Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Watts Riot, Los Angeles, Calif., 1965, Riots--California--Los Angeles
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
by Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Note : Occasional phasing, channel instability, and machine noise recorded in original tape. Part 8 gradually increases in speed during the last minute of the program, most likely due to dying batteries in the tape machine at the time of the original recording. Description : Life of Philip Vera Cruz: childhood in the Philippines, working and studying in the United States, labor organizer, labor leader. Transcript : Life of Philip Vera Cruz: Childhood in the Phillipines; Working and Studying in...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 18 Tapes of 18: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Pacifica Radio Archives - California Audiovisual Preservation Project 2014
by Osborn, Jim; Brown, Leonard
audio
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Description : An audio mosaic of people and sounds which tells the events of the integration struggles of the summer of 1963 in Los Angeles. It represents the four areas of concern as they are met locally by Negro leaders: housing, education, employment and police practices. The sources of the material run the full range of diversity from narrations of arrests, integration group meetings, rallies, press conferences and personal interviews. Reel 1 includes audio of James Baldwin speaking in Los...
Topics: californialightandsound, Race relations--Los Angeles (Calif.), Blacks--Los Angeles (Calif.)--Social...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2 : 1/4 inch audio tape
Pacifica Radio Archives - California Audiovisual Preservation Project 2014
by Schlein, Lisa; Dodson, Janet; Isaacs, Lenny
audio
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Description : This documentary examines working conditions, alleged abuses, the role of the unions, the plight of undocumented workers, and other problems facing the garment industry in Los Angeles. Program features Mario Vazquez, international organizer for the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union (ILGWU); Bernard Brown, vice president of Koret of California; James Quillin, Labor Commissioner for the State of California; Blanca Hadar, Deputy City Attorney, Carl Villanoet[sp?], attorney...
Topics: californialightandsound, Textile industry--Health hazards, Garment workers--Los Angeles (Calif.),...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2 : 1/4 inch audio tape
UCLA Yearbook Collection
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104
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650,172
VIEWS
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California Digital Library
by United States. Immigration Commission (1907-1910); Dillingham, William P. (William Paul), 1843-1923; Folkmar, Daniel, 1861-1932; Folkmar, Elnora (Cuddeback) 1863-1930
texts
eye 9,069
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"Selected bibliography of general works": p. 8-12
Topics: Ethnology -- Dictionaries, Ethnology, United States -- Emigration and immigration
Prelinger Library
by Steuben, John
texts
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Bibliography: p. 310-312
Topic: Strikes and lockouts -- United States
Visual Communications
by Visual Communications
movies
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Note : Part 1 has no content from 00:14:55 - 00:15:15. Part 2 has left channel audio only, and break-up in the last few minutes due to deterioration of the original recording. Part 3 R channel audio drops out in last few minutes. Part 4 related content begins at 00:16:25. Break-up in last few minutes due to deterioration of the original recording. Description : On-the-ground raw footage and interviews taken in Koreatown four days after the LA Riots. Includes interviews of passerby, and Ruben...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--Relations with Korean Americans, Asian Americans--Civil...