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Madeline Mixer Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2016-005
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

Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2013-003
Overview The Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. (OTI) collection contains correspondence, budgets, reports, clippings, newsletters, grant proposals, conference and event materials, newsletters, papers of other trades organizations, videocassettes, and other materials relating to OTI. The bulk of the materials within this collection focus on OTI’s grant funded and community based projects, and events. Materials related to the Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) grant primarily focus on...
Dates: 1973-2009, undated; Majority of material found within 1991-2003

Vivian Price Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2008-004
Overview This collection documents the academic and professional life of Dr. Vivian Price, a political scientist, videographer, and union electrician, who has played an active role in the labor and non-traditional women’s occupation movement in Los Angeles, California. Materials include: legal and business papers, labor union records, professional organization and conference materials, correspondence, newsletters, press releases, newspaper clippings, ephemera, lectures, miscellaneous academic papers,...
Dates: 1970-2014; Majority of material found within 1990-1997

Ronnie Sandler Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2016-014
Overview This collection documents the work of Ronnie Sandler, an activist in the tradeswomen’s movement. Much of Sandler’s work focused on expanding women’s access to fields where they had not traditionally been employed, such as building trades and transportation. The bulk of the collection focuses on Sandler’s efforts to organize with tradeswomen’s organizations to access funds from the Intermodal Surface Transportation and Efficiency Act (ISTEA) of 1991, in order to train women for nontraditional...
Dates: 1942-2016; undated; Majority of material found within 1990-1998

Lynn Shaw Collection

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Identifier: SPC-2008-005
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

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