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by United States. Immigration Commission (1907-1910); Dillingham, William P. (William Paul), 1843-1923; Folkmar, Daniel, 1861-1932; Folkmar, Elnora (Cuddeback) 1863-1930
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"Selected bibliography of general works": p. 8-12
Topics: Ethnology -- Dictionaries, Ethnology, United States -- Emigration and immigration
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 --...
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 --...
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...
Community Texts
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Must visit: https://www.marxists.org/history/usa/pubs/new-masses/ New Masses Archive The   New Masses , published from 1926 until 1948, was an American Marxist  magazine closely associated with the  Communist Party, USA . With the coming of the  Great Depression  in 1929 America became more receptive to ideas from the  political Left  and  The New Masses  became highly influential in intellectual circles. The magazine has been called “the principal organ of the American cultural...
Topics: Communism, CPUSA
Folkscanomy Politics: Political Systems, Government and Democratic Organization
by William F. Dunne (1887-1953)
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"Worker Correspondents: What, Where, When, Why, How?" by William F. Dunne Little Red Library no. 4. Undated pamphlet, published in 1925 in Chicago by the Daily Worker Publishing Co. Edition of 10,000 copies. No copyright notice in original publication, published in USA between 1923 and 1978, public domain. This small pamphlet, originally produced in 32-mo format, is a how-to guide for workers to contribute journalism to the labor and communist press -- an American reflection of the...
Topics: Communist Party USA, CPUSA, Workers Correspondence movement, Rabkor, Little Red Library, Workers...
"Formation of the Proletarian Party of America, 1913-1923: Part 1: John Keracher's Proletarian University and the Establishment of the Communist Party of America," by Tim Davenport Corvallis, OR: 1000 Flowers Publishing, 2011. First installment of a two-part study of the origins of the Proletarian Party of America, lead by Scottish emigrant John Keracher. Originating in the city of Detroit, the revolutionary socialist Keracher "Proletarian University" faction won control of...
Topics: Socialism--History, Socialist Party of America, Socialist Party USA, Socialist Party, SPA, SPUSA,...
Folkscanomy Politics: Political Systems, Government and Democratic Organization
by Max Eastman (ed.)
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The Liberator. Volume 1, Number 1, Whole Number 1 (March 1918). Max Eastman, editor. CONTENTS: Max Eastman: Editorials. Arturo Giovannitti: "Anniversary" (poem); Howard Brubaker: "The One-Armed Patriot." Elizabeth Irons Folsom: "The Revolt of the Flesh." Jean Starr Untermeyer: "Church Sociable" (poem). Helen Keller: "In Belhalf of the IWW." John Reed: "Red Russia: The Triumph of the Bolsheviki" (Part 1). Max Eastman: "Isadora...
Topics: Max Eastman, Crystal Eastman, Industrial Workers of the World, IWW, Socialist Party of America,...
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
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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
Folkscanomy Politics: Political Systems, Government and Democratic Organization
by Max Eastman (ed.)
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The Liberator. Volume 1, Number 2 (April 1918). Max Eastman, editor. Published in USA prior to 1923, public domain. CONTENTS: Cover: "Miss Anita Loos," by Frank Walts. Max Eastman: Editorials. Ruth R. Pearson: "To Woodrow Wilson" (poem). Beulah Amidon, John Storrs, Hortense Flexner, Ruth Pickering, Helen Hoyt: Poetry. Max Eastman: "China's Paintings." Vladimir Lossieff (trans.): "The Terrorist" (fiction). "Residents of Tulsa": "Tulsa,...
Topics: Max Eastman, Crystal Eastman, Industrial Workers of the World, IWW, Socialist Party of America,...
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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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
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...
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
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
Pacifica Radio Archives - California Audiovisual Preservation Project 2014
by Osborn, Jim; Brown, Leonard
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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
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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
Visual Communications
by Visual Communications
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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...