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Overview This collecti on of nine photographs depicts the detention of a group of Indonesian seamen in 1947 as they await the outcome of deportation proceedings in the federal courts. The images show these roughly 200-300 men at an immigration detention center in downtown San Francisco, at the Southern Pacific depot in San Francisco, and on ship called the "Marine Lynx" in the San Francisco Bay.
Overview Records of Roy Pearson, labor representative for the Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers of America, or IUMSWA, from the War Manpower Commission, and other miscellaneous organizations. Included in the collection are meeting agendas, meeting minutes, memorandums, correspondence, letters, press releases, employment statistics, pamphlets, postcards, reports, and handbooks.
Dates: 1938-1950; Majority of material found within 1943-1944
- Names: Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) X