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Guide to the Connie Kopelov Papers WAG.064

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2630

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Jessie Wilkerson, Series IV processed by Nicole Greenhouse

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on June 24, 2016
Description is in English.

 Edited by Nicole Greenhouse for compliance with DACS and Tamiment Required Elements for Archival Description and to reflect the incorporation of materials found in the repository; revised by Erika Gottfried to reflect update of conditions governing use of the collection.  , February 11, 2015

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Kopelov, Connie
Title: Connie Kopelov Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1942-2009
Abstract: 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.
Quantity: 3.5 linear feet in 3 record cartons and 1 manuscript box.
Location note: Materials are located at the Tamiment Library.
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: WAG.064