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Denise D'Anne oral history

Identifier: larc-oh-danne

Scope and Content of Collection

Sound recording of interview with union organizer Denise D'Anne, originally from Brooklyn, New York. D'Anne's involvement with union leadership began when she took on the role of shop steward for SEIU Local 400, San Francisco. She later become an executive board member, championing pay equality, especially for women and minorities. She was an active member in the Union Women's Alliance to Gain Equality (UNION Wage), an organization that served as a predecessor to the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW). In her interview, she describes her experiences as a transgender labor organizer in the 1970s, her campaigns for city supervisor, her involvement in various labor and civic organizations, and her passion for environmental issues.


  • 2011 August 29



Collection is open for research.

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Sound recording of interview with SEIU Local 400 union organizer Denise D'Anne, conducted by Craig Scott.

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Interview conducted by Craig Scott, 2011.


Denise D'Anne Oral History
Finding aid created by Marissa Friedman
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Finding aid written in: English.

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