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Albert Vetere Lannon Labor Workshop Collection larc.ms.0370
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Description
Consists of issues of New Directions in Labor bulletins, numbers 1-7 (1969-1970) published by the Labor Workshop of Chicago, along with a small amount of correspondence between Lannon and Workshop members, regarding the mission and focus of the newly formed group.
Background
From New Directions in Labor, no. 1: "With the hope of eventually contributing to the political education of a new generation of working-class leaders, a group of 25 trade unionists, primarily young staff and rank-and-file leaders met in Morgantown, West Virginia, on October 12th [1969] and...constituted themselves as a Labor Workshop; decided to circulate a private discussion bulletin -- New Directions in Labor -- to crystallize our thinking about labor's problems and possibilities..."Albert Vetere Lannon is a former ILWU Local 6 officer and retired Coordinator of the Laney College Labor Studies Program. He is the author of Second String Red and Fight Or Be Slaves: The History of the Oakland-East Bay Labor Movement and a contributor to Red Diapers: Children of the Communist Left.
Extent
0.25 cubic ft. (1 box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Labor Archives and Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from materials must be submitted in writing to the Director of the Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Labor Archives and Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.