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Guide to the Sally Genn Papers WAG.330

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Rachel Schimke

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on May 19, 2014
Finding aid is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Genn, Sally, 1920-1985
Title: Sally Genn Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1913-1982
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1942-1982
Abstract: Sally Genn (1920-1985) was a labor publicist and activist. She worked as an assistant to several secretaries of the New York City Central Labor Council, edited the Council's Trade Union Handbook, and was managing editor of its monthly  Labor Chronicle. Genn was also active in the Newspaper Guild of New York and the Labor Theater. Notes, correspondence, programs, news clippings, conference materials, photographs, posters and fliers, and other materials highlight Genn's role in the New York City Central Labor Council, particularly her collaboration with various theatrical unions on behalf of the Council, and also document the Council, performing arts groups, and the labor movement in New York City more generally.
Quantity: 1.0 linear feet in 1 record carton
Location note: Materials are located at the Tamiment Library.
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: WAG.330