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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.

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Conor Michael Casey

Labor Archivist, Labor Archives of Washington

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... Read More →

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... Read More →
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Catherine Powell

Director, Labor Archives and Research Center, San Francisco State University
Powell is the Director of the Labor Archives and Research Center at SFSU. Prior to working at the Labor Archives, Powell was a program officer at the CS Fund, overseeing civil liberties and global justice grant portfolios.

Robin Walker

Librarian, Archivist, and Director of Educational Services, Anne Rand Library, International Longhsor eand Warehouse Union
Robin Walker is the Librarian, Archivist, and Education Director for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union. Walker holds an MA in Museum Studies and a BA in History from San Francisco State University and is co-chair of the Society of American Archivists' Labor Archives... Read More →

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

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