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Guide to the Taystee Bakery Organizing Campaign Records WAG.216

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New York, NY, 10012
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Rachel Schimke, 2014

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on March 27, 2014
Finding aid is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Community/Labor Campaign to Save Taystee Jobs.
Title: Taystee Bakery Organizing Campaign Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1989-1996
Abstract: After the Taystee Bakery in Flushing, Queens shut down in 1992, the workers at the factory organized to attempt to create the first worker-owned commercial bakery in New York City. The collection is comprised of correspondence, reports, fliers, news articles, fundraising documents, newsletters, notes, photographs, legal and government documents, and other research and organizing materials related to both the protests against shutting down the Taystee Bakery and the attempt to create a worker-owned factory.
Quantity: 8.5 linear feet in 8 record cartons and 1 manuscript box
Location note: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact tamiment.wagner@library.nyu.edu at least two business days prior to research visit.
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: WAG.216