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David Jenkins collection

Identifier: larc-ms-0197

Scope and Contents

Materials from the estate of David Jenkins., including: books: A Man of Vision: The Story of Paul Pinsky, by George Engebretson, Ten Thousand Working Days, a memoir by Robert Schrank, Joseph Weydemeyer: Pioneer of American Socialism by Karl Obermann, The Workers in American History by James ONeal; a bibliography, In Memorium: Philip Sheldon Foner- A Bibliography 1941-1994; a legal brief and associated writ of certiorari - Brief Amici Curiae on behalf of American Civil Liberties Union, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America... in re Raymond Dennis, et. al vs United States of America (that section 9 (h) of the Taft Hartley Act is unconstitutional); two pamphlets - The Mine Mill Conspiracy Case by Sidney Lens, and ""All Strikebreakers Must Go!"": How the Scabs Were Driven Out of San Francisco by Marvin Reiss and Dalton Powell, San Francisco Typographical Union No. 21; a report: Subversive Activities Control Board Docket No. 116-56 - Robert F. Kennedy, Attorney General of the United States, Petitioner v. International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers, Respondent, Report and Order of the Board, Issued May 4, 1962., several manuscripts: ""For Better or Verse: Poems, and Songs from 1938 to 2000 by Henry Foner,"" ""Sweet Lorraine: A Compilation of Birthday, Anniversary, Mother's Day and Valentine's Day Poems dedicated to Lorraine Foner (March 2, 1923 - April 22, 2002,"" and an oral history - ""Angela Gizzi Ward: An Interview conducted by Sue Cobble in 1976""; a program for a conference ""The Port Industry"" (Liverpool) attended by David Jenkins, and two political items: an endorsement card - ""Joseph Alioto and Leading Baptist Ministers... the Baptist Ministers Union recommends (endorsed by Negro Labor) Mayor Joseph Alioto (San Francisco election November 1967) and "" Time is Running Out for San Francisco ...These Community Leaders Back Joe Alioto... United Negro Labor for Alioto Committee"" - includes photographs of William Chester, LeRoy King, Herman Griffin, Myra Banks, Cornelia Johnson,Ernest YokumWilmer Jones and Albert James.


  • 1962 - 2002


0.5 Cubic Feet ( (1 box))

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Part of the Labor Archives and Research Center Repository

San Francisco State University
J. Paul Leonard Library, Room 460
1630 Holloway Ave
San Francisco 94132-1722 USA
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