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David F. Selvin Mixed Material

Identifier: larc-mot-0015

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I. Printed materials: Books and Labor Programs by David Selvin: Sam Gompers: Labor's Pioneer Union Profile: The Fifty Years of the Grocery Clerks Union, Local 648 Sky Full of Storm: A Brief History of California Labor A Century of Democratic Unionism: The Story of San Francisco Typographical Union No. 21 (for their 1872-1972 centennial). Joe Mazzola: Testimonial Dinner, September 16, 1977 Newspaper Articles: 1.California AFL-CIO News: issue Vol 18, No. 40, October 3, 1975 - article re formation of the California Labor Federation and on the 1934 San Francisco General Strike. 2. California AFL-CIO News April 3, 1965 - ""Growers Surviving Without Braceros"" article by David Selvin. 3. This World, - ""Days of Rage: In July 1934, the anger of San Francisco workers boiled over"" - article by David Selvin 4.France Today, May 1988 Vol. 3 No. 3 ""Those Captivating Cotes du Rhone"" by David Selvin Journal and Labor Program Articles: 1893-1993: A Century of Progress: San Francisco Labor Council, AFL-CIO with article by David Selvin - ""Rich in History: San Francisco Labor Council, Yesterday, Today, and What's Next"" Abroad, published by the United States Educational Commission in the United Kingdom, Volume 1, June 1962, with contribution by David Selvin, ""On Reading the British Press."" British Journal of Industrial Relations reprint: ""Communications in Trade Unions: A Study of Union Journals"" by David Selvin Cambridge Opinion: The New Frontier: article ""Labor"" by David Selvin Federationist,(official monthly magazine of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations) May 1967, article, ""The Rise of a Farm Workers Union"" by David Selvin IUD Agenda, May 1966, article by David Selvin ""It Works: The struggle against poverty is everybody's business... the biggest issue on the home front.!"" (IUD - Industrial Union Department, AFL-CIO) Pacific Historical Review August 1989, Vol LVIII No. 3, article by David Selvin - ""An Exercise in Hysteria: San Francisco's Red Raids of 1934"". Viewpoint: An IUD Quarterly, Vol 6, No. 1, First Quarter 1975 with article by D. Selvin, ""The First Efforts Were Feeble: State Laws Were Few, Loose"" on the subject of regulation of child labor, minimum wage, workmen's compensation, hours of work, etc.. Book Reviews by David Selvin: California Historical Quarterly Summer 1974. ""Carey McWilliams: Reformer as Historian""- review of Factories in the Field: The Story of Migratory Farm Labor in California. California History: The Magazine of the California Historical Society Spring 1979, review by David Selvin of The March Inland: Origins of the ILWU Warehouse Division, 1934-1938 by Harvey Schwartz California History: The Magazine of the California Historical Society September 1986, review by David Selvin of Coxey's Army by Carlos A. Schwantes California History: The Magazine of the California Historical Society, December 1987, review by David Selvin of Barons of Labor: The San Francisco Building Trades and Union Power in the Progressive Era by Michael Kazin. California History: The Magazine of the California Historical Society, winter 1993/94, review by David Selvin of The Evolution of Political Protest and the Workingmen's Party of California by Neil Larry Shumsky California History: The Magazine of the California Historical Society, fall 1996, review by David Selvin of Working People of California, edited by Daniel Cornford and American Labor in the Era of World War II, edited by Sally Miller. Pacific Historical Review (two loose pages from, date unknown) - Review by David Selvin of Martime Solidarity: Pacific Coast Unionism, 1929-1938 by Ottilie Markholt From the library of David Selvin: Bound volume of 1966 issues of IUD Agenda (IUD - Industrial Union Department, AFL-CIO) II. Manuscripts: Manuscript by David Selvin, study of the Typographical Union - early version of thesis? Manuscript by David Selvin, 1971: ""Strike"" Survey of the Pulp and Paper Industry of the Pacific Northwest by the Pacific Coast Labor Bureau, H. P. Melnikow, May 1936. III. Framed items 1) Southwestern Labor Studies Association Lifetime Achievement Award to David F. Selvin, presented May 9, 2003. 2) Citation for Conferral of the Honorary Degree Doctor of Laws on Dave F. Selvin by San Francisco State University and the California State University, May 2000. IV. Plaques: 1)Southwestern Labor Studies Association , March 1986 In recognition of distinguished contributions to the labor movement 2)Western Labor Communications Association May 2005 in recognition as first President of the California Labor Press Association 3) Labor Archives - In recognition of service as LARC chair - 1985-2003


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