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Victoria Starr papers

Repository: Chicago Public Library. Woodson Regional Library, Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection

Collection Description (Extant): A social worker and union organizer beginning in the 1930s, Victoria Kramer Starr was one of the three women present at the 1937 founding of the Packinghouse Workers Organizing Committee. Her papers include United Packinghouse Workers Union of America (UPWA) materials, oral history interviews and newspaper clippings. [Partially processed]

Collection URL: http://www.chipublib.org/cplbooksmovies/cplarchive/archivalcoll/index.php External Link

Date(s): 1979-1992

Existing IDs: 1997/06

Extent: 2 linear feet

Language: English

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

Discrimination in employment
United Packinghouse Workers of America
Women labor leaders

Genres:

Interviews
Manuscripts

 

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