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Thursday, August 15 • 10:00am - 11:30am
SESSION 108 - Labor Rights Are Civil Rights: Discovering the Intersections of Labor History and Civil Rights in Labor Collections

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Recent archival processing projects, exhibits, and trends in scholarship are mapping the intersections between civil rights and labor history. This session looks at several case examples to examine how labor and labor-related records are being used by scholars in labor history, as well as in a variety of related fields like ethnic and race studies, political science, sociology, gender and women's studies, and urban studies.


Speakers
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Conor Casey

Labor Archivist, Director, Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
Conor is the co-chair of the Labor Archives Roundtable and the founding archivist of the Labor Archives of Washington at the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections. Accredited through the Academy of Certified Archivists, Conor holds an MA in US history from San Francisco State University and a MLIS from San Jose State University. From 2001-2008, he worked at the Labor Archives & Research Center at San Francisco State University... Read More →
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Katie Dowgiewicz

ILGWU Project Archivist, Cornell University
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Traci JoLeigh Drummond

Archivist, Georgia State University
Traci JoLeigh Drummond, CA, is the archivist for the Southern Labor Archives, part of Georgia State University Library's Special Collections and Archives department. She received her Master of Science in Information Studies from the iSchool at the University of Texas at Austin in 2003. Traci works directly with unions and labor organizations providing assistance and advice regarding their records and other collection materials. She assists... Read More →
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Xaviera Flores

Project Archivist, Arizona State University
Xaviera Flores is the Project Archivist for Arizona State University Libraries' Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) grant "Labor Rights are Civil Rights/Los Derechos de Trabajo son Derechos Civiles." She graduated from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln in December 2007 with a BA in Film Studies and minor in Communication Studies. While at Nebraska, she worked in the University Archives from 2004 to 2007. | | In 2009, Flores... Read More →
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Catherine Powell

Director, Labor Archives & Research Center, San Francisco State University
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Robin Walker

Librarian and Archivist, International Longshore and Warehouse Union


Thursday August 15, 2013 10:00am - 11:30am
Grand Salon 19/22

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