Burroughs Corporation records. Jay Conne papers. Strike crime reports
Identifier: CBI 90, Series 96
Jay Conne's collection contains computer printouts, memos, and correspondence relating to the aforementioned strike. Most of them refer to the violence and vandalism the strikers used against Burroughs Corporation and company property.
Scope and Contents This is one series of the Burroughs Corporation Records (CBI 90). Please see the other series finding aids for further information regarding the Burroughs Corporation.
- Burroughs Corporation (Organization)
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Jay Conne's collected notes consisting of computer printouts, memos, and correspondence relating to the violence and vandalism against Burroughs during the strike of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) from 1974-1975 in New York.
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), which represented about 180 Burroughs Field Engineers in New York, called a strike against Burroughs in August 1974 and the strike lasted through 1975. Jay Conne was the manager of Large Systems Education for Burroughs Corp. with an office in the New York Commercial District office Mid-town Manhattan. Mr. Conne was also an Auxiliary Police Officer in the 17th Precint and a witness to the violence of the strike.
The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Unisys Corporation in 1991, accession 991-35.
- Burroughs Corporation Records. Jay Conne Papers. Strike Crime Reports, 1975. Finding Aid.
- Prepared by Susan A. Stepka, September 1995 .
- July 2005
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