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Labor--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Allied Printing Trades Council records

 Collection
Identifier: S6142
Scope and Contents The collection contains miscellaneous correspondence and mailings from other Printing Trades 1918-1928, and one volume of Council minutes, May 1937 to April 1944.
Dates: 1918-1944

Duluth Living Wage Coalition records

 Collection
Identifier: S6091
Scope and Contents The collection includes Erik Peterson’s committee meeting notes of Duluth and St. Louis County, case statements, meeting rosters, meeting notices, agendas, minutes, publicity materials, relevant publications by Good Jobs First and Smart Growth, support documents, newspaper articles about this local and other states’ living wage campaigns. There are also files on living wage issues as they relate to child care costs and wages. Other participants: County Commissioner Liz Prebich, YWCA Executive...
Dates: 1989-2003

Rudy Gustafson papers

 Collection
Identifier: S4543
Abstract The collection consists of Socialist Labor Party papers and one video.
Dates: undated

Evert Haglund oral history interview

 Collection
Identifier: S4493
Abstract The collection consists of 2 interviews of Evert Haglund on two cassettes.
Dates: 1991

Roger J. Hargrave papers

 Collection
Identifier: S2448
Abstract The collection contains a published copy of the Origin and Development of Comptrollership in Iowa; a typed copy of his dissertation The Iowa State Comptroller; Rep. John Blatnik’s speeches (copies) to the 80th congress and miscellaneous others, 1947–1948; Blatnik’s radio speeches (copies) 1947–1948; and five volumes of teaching materials for courses taught by Hargrave. Scrapbooks compiled by Anne Hargrave spanning 1911–1980 were microfilmed at Brandeis University and a copy provided for this...
Dates: 1911-1980

Gustav A. Hedman papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6031
Scope and Contents The collection contains two folders of papers, one of personal papers (1905-1964) itemized below, and one of employment records, local and state health department reports, and correspondence (1904-1941). Folder two holds December 30, 1927 letters about "disposal of dairy products from the Louis Jacobson farm in Cotton Township where a typhoid fever case developed." There is one scrapbook of newspaper clippings on Milk Inspection and milk regulations (1904-1955). Folder...
Dates: 1904-1964; Majority of material found in 1904-1955

International Longshoremen's Association, Duluth-Superior Area Locals records

 Collection
Identifier: S2427
Abstract The collection consists of constitutions and by-laws and labor agreements of ILA locals. The collection also contains safety manuals and news clippings.
Dates: 1916-1972

Jussi K. and Olga S. Kangas papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6064
Scope and Contents The Kangas papers provide a look at individuals enrolled and employed at the Work People's College located in a neighborhood of Duluth called Smithville. In the 1920s a Work People's College guest and house mother named Olga Johansson met and married Jussie Knute Kangas a teacher of bookkeeping at the college. The collection consists of photographs (1921-1942) of the Work People's College buildings, students, classrooms, dining hall, a friend of the Kangases, a picnic at Fairmount...
Dates: 1921-1942

Labor History collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4426
Abstract While surveying the collections of the NEMHC for the Minnesota Radicalism project, these items were identified as potentially useful for labor development research. Additional materials will be added to this collection as they are donated and appropriate.
Dates: 1891-1965

Labor Relations and Union Development in Duluth oral history interviews

 Collection
Identifier: S2220
Abstract The interviews in this project document the history of Duluth, Minnesota area businesses and labor unions. Barbara Sommer conducted the interviews in 1980-1981.
Dates: 1980-1981

Master Painters' Association records

 Collection
Identifier: S4494
Abstract Collection consists of price lists for the work of professional painters for 1910, 1911, 1917.  Title of each three page list is Minimum Prices for Painting, Tinting, Finishing, etc.
Dates: 1910-1917

Mesaba Co-op Park oral history interviews

 Collection
Identifier: S6161
Scope and Contents The collection consists of audio recordings of interviews of individuals involved with Mesaba Co-op Park in Hibbing, Minnesota, biographical information on narrators, interview abstracts, transcripts of the interviews, and photographs contemporary to the interviews. Interviews were conducted in 2012 and 2013. The collection also contains a digitized copy of one interview from 1992. All materials are in digital format. Narrators, Part I, 2012:...
Dates: 1992-2013; Majority of material found in 1992, 2012-2013

Minnesota Election research data

 Collection
Identifier: S4512
Abstract The collection contains Duluth election data of all candidates of all parties down to the ward level from the years 1896, 1912, 1920, and 1924 compiled from returns published in newspapers and other political and labor history sources. The collection also holds Minnesota governor election results from Duluth for 1896-1934.
Dates: 1896-1934; Majority of material found in 1896, 1912, 1920, 1924

Saime Monson oral history interview

 Collection
Identifier: S4507
Abstract The collection consists of one cassette tape of an interview of Saime Monson by Professor Richard H. Hudelson, Ph.D., UMD professor of philosopy.
Dates: 1991

Maney E. Pearson papers

 Collection
Identifier: S2244
Abstract The collection contains drafts of speeches delivered by Pearson, newspaper clippings, constitution of Minnesota State CIO Councils, 1948; CIO Congress of Women’s Auxiliaries Manual, 1947; meeting notice for CIO of Ely, Minnesota, 1947; and miscellaneous material regarding the Minnesota State CIO Auxiliary Council Convention, 1950.
Dates: 1939-1982; Majority of material found in 1946-1947

Radicalism Project, Northeast Minnesota research files

 Collection
Identifier: S4473
Abstract The collection consists of research files, primarily photocopies of originals held at MHS, gathered by the MHS to support the work of, or discovered during the work of, the Minnesota Radicalism Project.
Dates: 1937-1939

Walter H. Singer scrapbook [microfilm]

 Collection
Identifier: S2205
Abstract The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings pertaining to Singer’s role in the Lake Superior transportation business from 1899-1903.
Dates: 1899-1903

Edward E. Slonim oral history interview

 Collection
Identifier: S6098
Scope and Contents In these audiotapes Mr. Slonim discusses growing up, his neighborhood, and recollections of his father, whom he describes as idealistic, generous and impractical. Mr. Edward SLonim compares himself to his father: “I am practical and realistic.” Also mentioned are O. E. Thompson and Dr. Max Hirschfield.
Dates: June 2007

Twin Ports and Regional Labor History Conference proceedings

 Collection
Identifier: S4505
Abstract Contains three tapes of Twin Ports and Regional Labor History Conference proceedings.
Dates: 1991 May 24

Clayton Videen WPA newspaper file

 Collection
Identifier: S4462
Abstract The collection consists of photocopies of newspaper articles paraphrased or hand-copied during 1939 about labor strikes from: Duluth Daily Tribune, The Outlook, Labor World, Duluth Herald, Duluth News Tribune, The Literary Digest, The New Republic. Videen comments on...
Dates: 1889-1930s

WDTH Labor in Duluth oral history interviews

 Collection
Identifier: S2369
Abstract The collection consists of three interviews concerning union organizing activities, factory working conditions, labor politics, and the experiences of Croatian immigrants in northern Minnesota. Earl Bester, Nick Borovack, and Joe Paszak were interviewed by Jean Johnson of radio station WDTH.
Dates: 1979-1980

William E. Wickstrom papers

 Collection
Identifier: S4509
Abstract The collection consists of 14 photographs of Dr. William WIckstrom’s family and John and Maria Wickstrom’s friends, as well as a written transcript of an interview by Dr. Richard Hudelson narrated by Dr. William Wickstrom about local labor history and the Carneys.
Dates: 1913-1918

Herbert Widell oral history interviews

 Collection
Identifier: S6132
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 4 audiocassettes of Widell's interview with Richard Hudelson on April 26, 1994, and 2 audiocassettes of Widell's interview with Richard Hudelson on May 4, 2002.
Dates: 1994-2002

Writing for the Social Sciences course records

 Collection
Identifier: S4491
Abstract The collection is the product of classroom assignments by undergraduate students in the Writing for the Social Sciences courses from 1990-1993.
Dates: 1990-1993