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Inventory of the Tim Sampson Photograph Collection No. 8, 1969-1981
1987/59  
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Description
This collection is arranged in sixteen folders with attention paid to original order and grouping upon arrival to the Labor Archives. Each folder lists a subject heading and contains several subheadings listed in the descriptive guide. Photographers and identified individuals are also documented in each folder. Subheadings are provided to aid researchers in a more detailed description of images in each folder.
Background
The San Francisco Strike officially began on November 6, 1968 when the Black Student Union in conjunction with the Third World Liberation Front called for a mass student strike in protest to the suspension of English instructor and Black Panther Party member George Murray. San Francisco State AFT faculty went on strike on January 6, 1969. Strike issues ranged from long standing grievances over workloads to more immediate matters of threatened civil liberties and academic freedom. The faculty strike lasted two months and was the longest teacher's strike in the history of California to that date. For further information on the history of the UPC or other UPC/AFT documents relating to the strike please refer to the Timothy J. Sampson Collection Accession no. 1987/59 in the Descriptive Guide for the textual collections.
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Labor Archives & 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 & 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.