Labor Archives and Research Center: Corinne Gilb Papers

San Francisco State University
J. Paul Leonard Library
San Francisco labor union leaders - Oral histories ; Pacific Coast Labor Bureau ; Milk wagon drivers ; Trucking industry ; Pacific Maritime Association ; American Hawaiian Steamship Company ; Paul Scharrenberg ; Matthew O. Tobriner ; San Francisco Industrial Association ; Franck Havenner ; Frederick Webb Hodge - Antropologist ; S&W Foods ; Grocery business ; Sara Field Wood - suffragette
This collection documents oral historian Dr. Gilb’s work at the University of California at Berkeley (UCB) from 1957 to 1960 when she developed the Regional Cultural History Project, the forerunner of the Regional Oral History Office (ROHO). She also conducted oral histories for the Institute of Industrial Relations, UCB. The collection documents early methodology for conducting oral histories and twenty four completed interviews of union members, employers, and professionals in the labor relations field. The histories describe the daily work of typographers, teamsters and retail clerks from the early 1900s to the 1950s. Interviewees include Warren Billings (Tom Mooney case), Paul Scharrenberg
Dates covered:
1953 - 1960
Collection Size:
6 cubic feet
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Corinne Gilb Collection. Labor Archives and Research Center, J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University