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Brigid O'Farrell Tradeswomen Collection

Identifier: SPC-2022-035
Abstract This collection documents the academic and professional career of Brigid O’Farrell, an activist and independent scholar within the women’s labor rights movement. The material briefly includes her time as a student in graduate school, as a researcher for the Center for Research on Women at Wellesley College, and as an active member in various tradeswomen and women's rights organizations, such as Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), the National Council of Women’s Organization, and more, as an...
Dates: 1976-2022; undated

Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. Collection

Identifier: SPC-2013-003
Abstract The Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. (OTI) collection contains correspondence, budgets, reports, clippings, newsletters, grant proposals, conference and event materials, 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 the...
Dates: 1973-2022, undated; Majority of material found within 1991-2003

Ronnie Sandler Collection

Identifier: SPC-2016-014
Abstract 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

Identifier: SPC-2008-005
Abstract 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: 1937-2019; undated; Majority of material found within 1950-2005

Women's Work Magazine Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SPC-2021-028
Scope and Contents The Women's Work Magazine Collection (1975-1979) contains nineteen issues of "Women's Work" magazine, published by Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW)- an organization that offers assistance to women in order to prepare them for jobs that can provide them with eocnomic independence and equality of opportunity. Topics include: employment trends, career ideas, child care, equal opportunity, financial independence, single motherhood, women in politics, women in the miltiary, and other related...
Dates: 1975-1979

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Apprenticeship programs -- United States 4
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Building trades -- United States 3
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Spanish; Castilian 1
United States. Department of Labor 3
Chicago Women in Trades 2
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Andrews, Thomas H. (Thomas Hiram), 1953- 1
Ashbrook, Connie 1
Boston Tradeswomen's Network 1
Brown, Hattie 1
Butler, Linda Lyons 1
Cassyd, Donna 1
Century Freeway Affirmative Action Committee Inc. (Calif.) 1
City of Long Beach Private Industry Council 1
Crudup, Neshtey 1
Dabney, Lynn 1
Dassler, Lee 1
Doro, Sue, 1937- 1
Frank, Sandra 1
Gilbert, Jane 1
Golding, Priscilla 1
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Local 11 (Calif.) 1
Leahy, Patrick 1
Liberty Hill Foundation 1
Los Angeles Unified School District 1
Maine. Department of Transportation 1
McCormick, Dale 1
Mitchell, George J. (George John), 1933- 1
Mixer, Madeline 1
Morella, Constance A., 1931- 1
Ms. Foundation for Women (U.S.) 1
National Tradeswomen’s Network 1
New Hampshire. Department of Transportation 1
Non Traditional Employment for Women 1
Northeast Women in Transportation (NEWIT) 1
Northern New England Tradeswomen, Inc. 1
O'Farrell, Brigid 1
Oregon. Department of Education 1
Perkins, Janet 1
Portland Community College (Portland, Or.) 1
Price, Vivian 1
Rodriguez, Lilly 1
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 1
Sanders, Bernard 1
Shakoor-Akbar, Ebony 1
Shaw, Lynn Judith 1
Sheet Metal Occupational Health Institute Trust 1
Sheet Metal Workers’ International Association 1
Southern California Tradeswomen Network 1
Takagi, Tani 1
Templin, Jane 1
Tradeswomen of Philadelphia/Women in Non-traditional Work, Inc. (TOP/WIN) 1
Tradeswomen, Inc. 1
United States. Federal Highway Administration 1
United States. Intermodal Surface Transportation and Efficiency Act of 1991 1
WOMEN Unlimited, Inc. 1
Wisconsin. Department of Transportation 1
Women in the Building Trades 1
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