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Guide to the Connie Kopelov Papers
||Connie Kopelov Papers
||Connie Kopelov (1926- 2016), a pioneer in both labor and women's education and history,
held positions in various labor and labor-related organizations including the Amalgamated
Clothing Workers of America, later the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union,
the Workers Defense League and the New York Labor History Association. In 1972, Kopelov
participated in the New York Trade Union Women's Seminar that led to the 1974 founding
conference of the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW). In 1975, Kopelov was elected
Vice-President of the newly chartered New York City Chapter of CLUW and continued
to hold positions in the organization throughout her life. The collection reflects
Kopelov's involvement in labor and women's organizations, most notably her involvement
in the New York City Chapter of CLUW, and include correspondence, organizational papers
and notes, news clippings, newsletters, leaflets, speeches, photographs, and publications.
||3.5 linear feet in 3 record cartons and 1 manuscript box.
||Materials are located at the Tamiment Library.
|Language of Materials note:
||Materials are in English.