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Register of the Sarah Rozner Collection, 1924-1975
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Series Description

 

Union Papers, 1939-1975

Scope and Content Note

The UNION PAPERS series contains 12 folders covering the years 1939-1975. The time period includes the years Rozner was active in the Amalgamated in Los Angeles as well as her interests and activities following her retirement in 1959. Folders 1 and 2 cover biographical items including a questionnaire Rozner did for Yivo as part of its history of the Jewish labor movement in America project. In folder 2 is Sherna Gluck's book proposal, Presentation and Summary, from her oral history interviews with Rozner.
It includes items not in the collection such as photographs and writings on the formation of the women's local in Chicago, Rozner's years at Brookwood Labor College, and other items.
The series also contains correspondence with Amalgamated officials and rank-and-file members such as Frank Rosenblum, Louis Elet, Jean Hall, and Ruth Miller. Other items include union meeting notes, shop notes, fliers and bulletins, and photographs from Louart Manufacturing picnics and meetings as well as personal photos.
 

Personal Papers, 1924-1975

Scope and Content Note

The PERSONAL PAPERS series contains 2 boxes of 9 folders covering the years 1924-1975. Rozner, who often described herself as a scribbler, kept a personal journal all of her adult life. These extensive personal journals, together with correspondence with family members and friends, make up the bulk of the personal papers series.

Container List

 

UNION PAPERS

Box 1, Folder 1

Biography: Yivo Questionnaire, 1955

Box 1, Folder 1

"This is Your Life" letter, 1959

Box 1, Folder 1

Essays: A Factory Worker Seeks Knowledge; Looking for a Job

Box 1, Folder 2

Biography: Presentation and Summary, edited by Sherna Gluck.

Box 1, Folder 2

Excerpts from the transcripts of oral history interviews conducted by Sherna Gluck in 1973, with headings for the excerpts created by Gluck

Box 1, Folder 3

Amalgamated: Glickman strike, 1939

Box 1, Folder 3

shop notes, 1939

Box 1, Folder 3

Los Angeles Joint Board report, May 1939

Box 1, Folder 4

Amalgamated: Wardrobe Laundry Workers strike, 1939

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence: 1939-1944, 1947, including Frank Rosenblum, Louis Elet, Morris Spitzer

Box 1, Folder 4

Song Sheet: "Glory, Glory Amalgamated"

Box 1, Folder 5

Amalgamated: Louart Corp. Local 278, 1952-1957, n.d.

Box 1, Folder 5

Shop notes, meetings

Box 1, Folder 5

Shop election, 1953

Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence - including Frank Rosenblum, Jerome Posner

Box 1, Folder 6

Amalgamated: Publications of the Los Angeles Joint Board, 1941-1959

Box 1, Folder 6

Newsreel: Sept., Oct. 1941

Box 1, Folder 6

Bulletin: Jan., April 1952; Nov. 1957; April, July-Aug., Nov. 1958; Jan., March, May, Aug.-Sept., Nov.- Dec. 1959.

Box 1, Folder 6

By-laws: Adopted Aug. 28, 1951

Box 1, Folder 6

Minutes of regular meetings: Aug. 4, Oct. 13, Nov. 10, 1959

Box 1, Folder 7

Sarah Rozner Scholarship to Provide Union

Box 1, Folder 7

Leadership for Women, 1956-1963, n.d.

Box 1, Folder 7

formation, notes, announcements, meetings, fliers

Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence: Ruth Miller, Jerome Posner

Box 1, Folder 8

Amalgamated and personal correspondence 1959-1965

Box 1, Folder 8

Jean Hall, Los Angeles union member, notes re: Irving Roitman

Box 1, Folder 9

Amalgamated: Retirement greeting, testimonials, 1959

Box 1, Folder 9

notes, speeches, 1952-1969

Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence including:

Box 1, Folder 9

Jacob Potofsky, 1952

Box 1, Folder 9

Hyman Schneid, 1959

Box 1, Folder 9

Statement of Policy, Mt. Sinai Hospital and Clinic, Amalgamated chapter, n.d.

Box 1, Folder 10

Coalition of Labor Union Women 1974-1975

Box 1, Folder 10

formation of Los Angeles Chapter,

Box 1, Folder 10

newsletters, announcements,

Box 1, Folder 10

correspondence, including Ruth Miller

Box 1, Folder 11

Amalgamated: pamphlets

Box 1, Folder 11

Amalgamated Clothing Workers Almanac, 1940;

Box 1, Folder 11

Security...The Central Issue, 1952;

Box 1, Folder 11

Resolutions, Twenty-first Biennial

Box 1, Folder 11

Convention, May 12-16, 1958

Box 1, Folder 12

Photographs: Louart Corp. 1949,1950,1952, n.d.

Box 1, Folder 12

Photographs: 1967, n.d.

 

PERSONAL PAPERS

Box 2, Folder 1-4

Personal notes, journals, 1924-1958, n.d.

Box 3, Folder 1-5

Personal notes, journals, correspondence, misc., 1956-1975