Apprenticeship programs -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract This collection documents the professional life of Molly Martin, an electrician and city building inspector, and her involvement with the labor and nontraditional women's occupation movement in the San Francisco Bay Area as well as in national tradeswomen's groups and projects. Materials include: documents related to career development including apprenticeship and vocational programs; reports; periodicals; flyers; clippings; conference and workshop material; material related to Tradeswomen...
Dates: 1971-2018; undated
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 30550014970477]
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...