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B-E Collection: Lesbians and Their Careers

Identifier: SPC-2021-020

This collection contains oral history interviews of lesbians discussing their lives and includes discussions regarding childhood, careers, coming out, lesbian relationships, family, hobbies, education, and other topics. Material in this collection is available to view at:Lesbians and Their Careers (B-E Collection)

Dates: March 2021-April 2023

Madeline Mixer Collection

Identifier: SPC-2016-005
Abstract 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

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

Vivian Price Collection

Identifier: SPC-2008-004
Abstract 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; undated; Majority of material found within 1990-1997

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

Meryl and Manny Sunshine papers

Identifier: HLL-2019-026

The collection contains the papers of Meryl and Manny Sunshine, socialist activists who were members of the Freedom Socialist Party, Radical Women, the Committee for a Revolutionary Socialist Party, the Peace and Freedom Party, and other organizations. It includes subject files, convention and conference materials, leaflets, photographs, bulletins, reports, memoranda, press releases, minutes, publications, election materials, and draft proposals.

Dates: 1950-2002; Majority of material found within ca. 1980-1995

Tradeswomen Archive Collection

Identifier: SPC-2022-036
Abstract This collection contains articles; clippings; magazines; newsletters; t-shirts; stickers; pins; tote bags; conference programs; photographs; flyers; and other material donated by women who worked in trades' professions (tradeswomen) such as: electricians, ironworkers, carpenters, and other trades. Also included is material related to tradeswomen involvement in labor unions, and the nontraditional women's occupation movement. For digitized material related to all tradeswomen archives...
Dates: 1971-2022; undated; Majority of material found within 1990-2020

Pat Williams Collection

Identifier: SPC-1900-031
Abstract This collection documents the academic and professional life of Pat Williams- a former union operating engineer. Also an advocate for women in trades, Williams has participated in the labor and non-traditional women’s occupation movement in Southern California. Materials in this collection include: correspondence; personal papers; materials related to International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE); newsletters; magazines; and other documents collected from trades unions; and tradeswomen...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-2010; undated; 1895-2019; undated

Women at Work Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SPC-2019-037
Abstract The Women at Work Collection (circa 1900-1960) contains 39 black-and-white photographs (mostly postcards) featuring women working as telephone operators, a wrestler, mill workers, beauty salon operators, secretaries, farm workers, entertainers, and other occupations. Included in this collection are images of Gene Stratton-Porter (writer and silent film producer) Clementine Compton (singer), Conchita Cintron (bullfighter), Kathi Gultini (juggler), and Valentini Tereshkova (Russian...
Dates: circa 1900-1960

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