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Guide to the Communications Workers of America Audio Tape Inventory OH.026

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 27, 2021
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Megan O’Shea for compliance with DACS and ACM Required Elements for Archival Description, and to reflect addition of box numbers to individual interviews  , April 2021

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Communications Workers of America
Title: Communications Workers of America Audio Tape Inventory
Dates [inclusive]: 1952-1987
Abstract: The Communications Workers of America (CWA) was founded in 1947 as an industrial union of telephone industry workers. The union frequently commissioned or otherwise acquired audio recordings of major union events, speeches by union officers and others, broadcasts, and publicity and educational materials. The Communications Workers of America Audio Tape Inventory includes audio recordings of speeches and broadcasts by CWA presidents Joseph A. Beirne, Glenn E. Watts and Morton Bahr. Also included are audio recordings of CWA conventions, conferences, and Bargaining Council meetings, as well as radio broadcasts and interviews conducted on picket lines. The unprocessed portion of the collection includes a series of oral history interviews with local and national CWA officers conducted by John N. Schacht in the 1970s.
Quantity: 9.9 Linear Feet in 12 cassette boxes, 1 manuscript box, and 81 boxes
Quantity: 410 audiocassettes
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: OH.026