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Guide to the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) Records WAG.324

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Rachel Schimke, 2012. Edited by Rachel Schimke for compliance with DACS and Tamiment Required Elements for Archival Description, 2013.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 15, 2019
Finding aid is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Updated by Megan O'Shea to incorporate unprocessed photographs, archived websites, and prepare material to be sent to offsite storage  , August 2019

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance
Source: Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance
Title: Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1970s-ongoing
Dates [bulk]: 1990-2010
Abstract: Founded in 1992, the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) was created to address the continued underrepresentation of Asian Pacific American (APA) workers in the labor movement and the specific challenges APA workers face. The collection documents many of the activities of the national office and some of the local chapters of the APALA from its early years through 2009, as well as some of the activities of other APA organizations. Materials date from the 1970s through 2019, with the bulk of the material dating from 1992 to 2009. The collection includes paper and audiovisual materials regarding APALA annual conventions and events; meeting minutes; photographs of events; reports and audiovisual materials created by other APA groups; and archived versions of the APALA's websites and the Washington, DC chapter's website.
Quantity: 60 Linear Feet in 53 record cartons, 3 flat boxes, and 3 card boxes
Quantity: 41 videocassettes (digital betacam)
Quantity: 91 videocassettes (vhs)
Quantity: 7 videocassettes (u-matic)
Quantity: 5 videodiscs (dvd)
Quantity: 9 audiocassettes
Quantity: 2 sound discs (cd)
Quantity: 4 websites in 4 archived websites
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please request materials at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: Materials are primarily in English, with some materials in Chinese, Thai, Khmer, Korean, Japanese, and other Asian languages.
Call Phrase: WAG.324