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Preliminary Inventory to the Frank Barbaro Papers WAG.121

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Descriptive Summary

Source - dnr: Barbaro, Frank, 1927-
Creator: Barbaro, Frank, 1927-
Title: Frank Barbaro Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1977-1996
Abstract: Frank Barbaro was born in Brooklyn in 1927. A leftist and former longshoreman, he was elected to the New York State Assembly in 1972 and served for 26 years. As chairman of the Labor Committee, Barbaro was dedicated to advancing workers' protection laws. After leaving the Assembly, he served on the New York State Supreme Court for six years. This unprocessed collection consists mostly of correspondence and hearing transcripts from Frank Barbaro's service in the New York State Assembly (1976-1996). There is also material on specific legislation and events, nearly all of it labor related.
Quantity: 16 Linear Feet (16 boxes)
Location: This collection is housed offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact tamiment.wagner@nyu.edu at least two business days prior to research visit.
Language: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: WAG.121

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Historical/Biographical Note

Frank Barbaro was born in Brooklyn in 1927. A leftist and former longshoreman, he was elected to the New York State Assembly in 1972 and served for 26 years. As chairman of the Labor Committee, Barbaro was dedicated to advancing workers' protection laws. After leaving the Assembly, he served on the New York State Supreme Court for six years.

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Scope and Contents

This unprocessed collection consists mostly of correspondence and hearing transcripts from Frank Barbaro's service in the New York State Assembly (1976-1996). There is also material on specific legislation and events, nearly all of it labor related.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Barbaro, Frank, 1927-

Subject Organizations

  • New York (State). Legislature. Assembly

Subject Topics

  • Labor laws and legislation -- New York (State)

Subject Places

  • New York (State) -- Politics and government.

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright (or related rights to publicity and privacy) for materials in this collection, created by Frank Barbaro was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date; Frank Barbaro Papers; WAG 121; box number; folder number; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Frank Barbaro, 1997. The accession number associated with this gift is 1997.053.

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Container List

Inventory

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 1 Whistleblower bill, 1991-92; Unemployment Insurance, Financing, 1993; Unemployment Insurance, Correspondence, 1986-90, 1993-94; Union-busting, 1982-92; Phelps Dodge Strike, 1985-86; Stony Brook grad students, 1990-91; Eden Park, 1979-86; Strike busting 1989-91; Bills and hearings, legislation 1993; Watertown, N.Y. strike 1990-93; Workers Compensation 1988-1987; Memorandum and legislation 1982-92; Union correspondence 1990-92
1979-1994
Box: 2 Correspondence
1981-1993
Box: 3 General Correspondence 1977, 1983-1992; V.D.T. 1977
1977; 1983-1992
Box: 4 Memorandum, 1983; Livery Drivers, 1991-93; Workers compensation, 1993; Taxi and Limo commission Regulations 1993; Meeks Bell, 1993; Messenger Service Bill, 1994; General Correspondence, 1992-93
1983-1994
Box: 5 General Correspondence
1988-1995
Box: 6 General Correspondence, 1985-1990; Prison Labor Hearings, 1992; Corporate Decency Act, 1989; El Salvador Report, 1990
1985-1992
Box: 7 Public Hearings and Transcript
1981-1982
Box: 8 Public Hearings 1986-90; General Correspondence 1991, 1986, 1993; Assembly records 1981-84, 1990-91
1981-1993
Box: 9 General Correspondence, 1988-93; Assembly records, 1976-82; Child Labor Law Bill, 1990
1976-1993
Box: 10 General Correspondence
1990-1992
Box: 11 Public Hearings, 1992-93; General Correspondence, 1989-92
1989-1993
Box: 12 Public Hearings, 1993; Reports, 1980-91
1980-1993
Box: 13 Assembly papers, 1993; General Correspondence, 1986-94; Asbestos, 1986-93; Capital Newspapers, 1986-90; Training and education programs, 1995-96; Plant Closings, 1987-91; Polygraph/lie detectors, 1987; Pesh: Materials, 1987-90
1986-1996
Box: 14 General Correspondence, 1983-93; Workers Compensation, 1993; Labor Committee, 1992; Occupational Disease, 1986-90; Clinics, 1989; Labor Correspondence, 1989; OSHA Chemical/workplace, 1986-92
1983-1993
Box: 15 General Correspondence, 1981-86; OSHA reform, 1991 Occupational diseases, 1989-96; Worker notification background, 1983-86; Tug Boat strike, 1988 Legal service strike, 1991; Coors boycott, 1989
1981-1996
Box: 16 General Correspondence
1984-1993

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