Labor unions -- Longshoremen -- United States.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Consists of materials related to the International Longshore and Warehousemen's Union (ILWU), Local 6 including: a black and white 1936 photo of staff; a cartoon; a bound volume of all publicity generated by the ILWU Local 6 in support of the successful 1949 strike against the Distributors Association of Northern California; and two programs for ILWU events. Also includes materials related to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, including: original and duplicate photographs, taken...
Dates: 1906 - 1979
Scope and Contents The Archie Brown collection includes items from the 1930s and 1960s, but the majority of materials date from the 1970s, and document Brown's active role in the ILWU, the Communist Party, and a host of progressive organizations. The many pamphlets and broadsides testify to his commitment to social justice and also give an idea about the issues of importance to San Francisco leftists in the 1970s. Other activities of which there is less documentation include economic issues, such as the...
Dates: 1970-1978, 1933-1978; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1978
Abstract Includes correspondence from the period of the 1934 Pacific Coast Maritime strike, when Lewis was International Longshoremen's Association (ILA) district president for the West Coast; scrapbooks from the 1934 strike era that document his strike leadership, his attempts to quash insurgent rank and file strike leaders like Harry Bridges, and the funeral procession for the two San Francisco strike supporters. Collection also contains the ILA district periodical Pacific Coast Longshoreman,...
Dates: [1919-1959] 1933-1936; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1936
Abstract The Maritime Federation of the Pacific Coast records document the activities of the Maritime Federation of the Pacific Coast (MFPC), more commonly known as the Maritime Federation of the Pacific (MFP), an organization representing the interests of longshoremen, seamen, ship cooks and stewards, other various maritime occupations, agricultural and cannery workers in California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska. The collection consists of the organizational records of the MFP, including material...