Peter Radcliff oral history

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San Francisco State University. Labor Archives and Research Center
J. Paul Leonard Library, Room 460
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San Francisco, California 94132-1722
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2015


Descriptive Summary

Title: Peter Radcliff oral history
Dates: 2000
Collection Number: Oral History Collection
Creator/Collector: Radcliff, Peter, 1932-
Extent: 4 audio cassettes
Online items available
Repository: San Francisco State University. Labor Archives and Research Center
San Francisco, California 94132-1722
Abstract: Sound recording of interview with Peter Radcliff conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Describes his activities with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) before the San Francisco State Strike of 1968-69, the role of strike activists, leaders and opponents in detail, assesses the strengths and weaknesses of the student and faculty strike movement, and the long-term effects of the strike on faculty morale, the direction of faculty unionism, and campus life at San Francisco State University.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

Peter Radcliff oral history. San Francisco State University. Labor Archives and Research Center

Acquisition Information

Interview conducted by Harvey Schwartz, 2000.

Biography/Administrative History

Union activist and official in the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the California Faculty Association at San Francisco State since 1963, participant in the San Francisco State Strike of 1968-69.

Scope and Content of Collection

Sound recording of interview with Peter Radcliff conducted by Harvey Schwartz. Describes his activities with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) before the San Francisco State Strike of 1968-69, the role of strike activists, leaders and opponents in detail, assesses the strengths and weaknesses of the student and faculty strike movement, and the long-term effects of the strike on faculty morale, the direction of faculty unionism, and campus life at San Francisco State University.

Indexing Terms

San Francisco State College--Student Strike, 1968-1969.
San Francisco State College--Faculty--Political activity.
San Francisco State College--Faculty--Interviews.
Student strikes--California--San Francisco.
Teachers' unions--California.
Schwartz, Harvey
American Federation of Teachers.
California Faculty Association.
Audio cassettes.
Oral histories.