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Bakalinsky, Adah


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Carl T. Anderson oral history

Identifier: larc-oh-anderson

Sound recording of interview with Carl T. Anderson conducted by Adah Bakalinsky. Discusses childhood in Scotland and Denmark, arrival in U.S. in 1943, and working on the construction of the Carquinez Bridge; joined Pile Drivers Union when twenty-eight years old; lifelong Socialist; describes battle over Communists in the Union; retired in 1985.

Dates: 1987 October 29

Jack Goldberger oral history

Identifier: larc-oh-goldberger

Sound recording of interview with Jack Goldberger conducted by Adah Bakalinsky. Describes the Teamsters' split from the San Francisco Labor Council in the late 1950s, as well as his impressions of Teamsters leaders Dave Beck and Jimmy Hoffa and his five decades as a San Francisco Teamsters leader; synoptic index available.

Dates: 1987-1988

Richard Liebes oral history

Identifier: larc-oh-liebes

Sound recording of interview with Richard Liebes conducted by Adah Bakalinsky. Describes his work with the War Labor Board during World War II, his four decades with the SEIU, and the first Kaiser strike in 1968.

Dates: 1991 January 17-April 8

Tom Nicolopulos oral history

Identifier: larc-oh-nicolopulos

Sound recording of interview with Tom Nicolopulos conducted by Adah Bakalinsky. Employee, State Conciliation Service, 1948-1976; describes a variety of San Francisco strikes, including Machinists Union Local 68 in 1946, asparagus pickers in 1947-1948, and nurses and farmworkers in 1966; reflects on California Governor Reagan’s administration, the effects of the Wagner Act, and his impressions of a variety of local labor leaders.

Dates: 1989 March 17-23

Leon Olson oral history

Identifier: larc-oh-olson

Sound recording of interview with Leon Olson conducted by Adah Bakalinsky. Describes the anti-Hearst newspaper strike of 1968; San Rafael Independent Journal strike, ca. 1970s; the shrinking number of newspapers, 1970s-1980s; and the impact of new technologies on the Typographers Union.

Dates: 1992 August 31-December 1

Joan-Marie Shelley oral history

Identifier: larc-oh-shelley

Sound recording of interview with Joan-Marie Shelley conducted by Adah Bakalinsky. Describes her involvement with school unions, 1955-1970, and her rise to become president of the United Educators of San Francisco in 1984; discusses her views on bilingual education, violence in schools, the California Teachers Association, and the American Federation of Teachers,, as well as the influence of her father, former San Francisco mayor John Francis Shelley; synoptic index available.

Dates: 1993 March 9-April 1

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Audiocassettes. 5
Oral histories. 5
Labor unions -- California -- History. 3
Labor leaders -- California -- Interviews. 2
Arbitration, Industrial -- California -- History. 1