Jake Arnautoff papers, 1935-1991  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Arnautoff, Jake
Title
Jake Arnautoff papers
Dates
1935-1991 (inclusive)
Quantity
.28 cubic feet plus 1 vertical file
Collection Number
2965
Summary
Longshoreman and artist located in San Francisco, California
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

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Some material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Mr. Arnautoff, a longshoreman and artist, was active in Local 10, ILWU, in San Francisco, and opposed Bridges and a black militant faction just preceding and during the 1971 Longshoremen's strike. He collected ephemera on that period and from the earlier history of the union. Arnautoff illustrated Herb Mills' publication "The San Francisco Waterfront." He was the son of famed painter Victor Arnautoff.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2965-001: Jake Arnautoff papers, 1935-1978Return to Top

.28 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Tape recorded radio documentary, publications, manuscripts of publications, photos, poster, ILWU strike bulletins, newspapers, clippings, scrapbooks.

The radio documentary features West Coast longshoremen describing working conditions and other developments which led to the 1934 maritime strike and the formation of the ILWU.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Mr. Arnautoff, 1/9/1979.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder Accession
1/1-1/5 2965-001
SERIES I : PUBLICATIONS
1967-1976
Box/Folder Accession
1/1 2965-001
The Man on the Ladder, drawings by J.V. Arnautoff
1967
1/2-5 2965-001
The San Francisco Waterfront, by Herb Wills, illustrated by J.V. Arnautoff
Undated
1/6 2965-001
SERIES II : PHOTOGRAPHS
Undated
1/7 2965-001
SERIES III : THE DISPATCHER
1971-1972
1/8 2965-001
SERIES IV : NEWSPAPERS, EPHEMERA
Undated
1/9 2965-001
SERIES V : MISCELLANY
1971-1976
1/10 2965-001
SERIES VI : TAPE RECORDINGS 485 A + B (reel to reel)
General Notes: Radio documentary on West Coast longshoremen covering the topics of the 1934 maritime strike and ILWU.
Undated
1 2965-001
SERIES VII : SCRAPBOOKS
Undated
OVERSIZE 2965-001
SERIES VIII : STRIKE POSTER (IWLU LOCAL 10)
1971

Accession No. 2965-002: Jake Arnautoff papers, 1976, 1991Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Publications, including sketches by Arnautoff.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights retained. Contact repository for details.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Jacob Arnautoff, 3/1/1994.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Longshoremen's Strike, San Francisco, Calif., 1934--Personal narratives
  • Personal Names :
  • Arnautoff, Jake--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union
  • International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union. Local 10 (San Francisco, Calif.)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Mills, Herb (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Labor Archives of Washington (University of Washington) (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)