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California Labor School


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

California Labor School collection

Identifier: larc-ms-0042

Consists of materials generated by the California Labor School, spanning the entire life of the School from its founding as the Tom Mooney Labor School in 1942 until its closing by the Internal Revenue Service in 1957. Materials include: catalogs, announcements, brochures, publications, class syllabi, correspondence, financial information and clippings.

Dates: 1942-1957

California Labor School negative collection

Identifier: larc-pho-0013

This collection of negatives contains images of people, programs, and events related to the California Labor School from 1944 to 1957. The purpose of the progresive California Labor School was to train the influx of new workers into a wartime economy in trades, the humanities, and in various aspects of labor relations. Includes images of lectures, performances, workshops, symposia, festivals, and portraits of administrators, faculty, and students.

Dates: 1942-1957

Carol Cuénod oral history

Identifier: larc-oh-cuenod

Sound recording of interview with Carol Cuénod conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Topics include insightful reflections on politically active mother, Left politics in California during 1940s-1950s, California Labor School, and International Longshore and Warehouse Union.

Dates: 1994 August 9-September 19

Holland Roberts California Labor School collection

Identifier: larc-ms-0243
Abstract The bulk of the Holland Roberts California Labor School collection consists of the first draft of Roberts' memoirs, written circa 1971, centering on his time at the California Labor School. The memoirs provide a retrospective view of the School and Dr. Roberts' life, starting with his career as an associate professor at Stanford and through the closing of the School, and concluding with post-California Labor School chapter fragments on academic freedom and the HUAC hearing in San Francisco...
Dates: 1944-1957