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Harry Canter Papers, 1946-1970
MSS 31  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Harry Canter Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1970
    Collection number: MSS 31
    Creator: Harry Canter
    Extent: 1 legal folder

    Repository: Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research
    Los Angeles, CA 90044
    Abstract: This is a very small collection of papers from Harry Canter, Secretary of Chicago Local 16 of the International Typographical Union. The largest portion of the papers are from the Northern California Committee of Trade Union Action and Democracy.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Obtained by Library founder, Emil Freed.

    Access

    The collection is available for research only at the Library's facility in Los Angeles. The Library is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Researchers are encouraged to call or email the Library indicating the nature of their research query prior to making a visit.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research. Researchers may make single copies of any portion of the collection, but publication from the collection will be allowed only with the express written permission of the Library's director. It is not necessary to obtain written permission to quote from a collection. When the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research gives permission for publication, it is 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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Canter (Harry) Papers, Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research, Los Angeles, California.

    Biography

    Harry Canter was a member of the International Typographical Union, and Secretary of Local 16, Chicago. Upon retirement in the late 1960s Canter moved to San Francisco where he remained connected to union activities, civil rights and peace movements.

    Scope and Content

    The collection is a very small number of papers that includes Chicago Local 16 and San Francisco Local 21 correspondence, notes for a talk about racial discrimination in trade unions, fliers and agendas from the Northern California Committee of Trade Union Action and Democracy Rank and File Conferences in the early 1970s. Additional material from Harry Canter is found in the Library's International Typographical Union Records Collection, MSS 28.