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Overview This collection documents the contributions and achievements of Madeline Mixer, a former director of Region IX of the United States Department of Labor, Women’s Bureau in regards to creating equal employment opportunities, training, and education for women working in trades’ professions. Materials include: documents regarding California construction projects such as the Cypress Replacement Project and Oakland Federal Project, papers, reports, newsletters, and statistics related to the United...
Dates: 1953-2015; Majority of material found within 1986-1999
Overview This collection documents the academic and professional life of Dr. Lynn Shaw, a professor of electrical technology at Long Beach City College who has been a key figure in the labor and nontraditional women's occupation movement in Southern California as well as in national tradeswomen's groups. Materials include: professional organization and conference materials; materials concerning career development, including apprenticeship and curricular programs; reports; periodicals; Dr. Shaw's...
Dates: 1937-2010; Majority of material found within 1950-2005