Utah labor archive audio-visual collection, 1948-1961  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Richardson, Reed C., 1917-
Title
Utah labor archive audio-visual collection
Dates
1948-1961 (inclusive)
Quantity
77 phonograph records, 3 16mm films
Collection Number
A0199
Summary
The Utah labor archive audio-visual collection (1948-1961) consists of audio recordings of speeches and songs and informational films relating to labor unions in Utah and the United States at large.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Materials must be used on-site; no use of original material, access copies will be made available for viewing. Five business days advanced notice required. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law, condition of the material, or by donor.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Univertsity of Utah was designated the official labor archives of the State of Utah in 1971. The paper records and audio-visual items created or kept by various Utah labor unions have been deposited here.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Utah labor archive audio-visual collection (1948-1961) consists of 77 audio recordings of speeches and songs relating to labor unions in Utah and the United States at large and 3 16mm films about the labor movement.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Talks by labor leaders and othersReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 1

51 phonograph records
Container(s) Description Dates
box
1
disc
1-2
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, special events report: Unions and ex-convicts
2 copies
undated
3
International Brotherhood of Teamsters: International Control Commission (ICC) unfairly favors railroads
General President James R. Hoffa
1961 April 09
4-5
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, special events report: The dangers of the Kennedy-Irvin Bill
General President James R. Hoffa2 copies
1959 June 10
6
William Green: final conference speech
1949 July 20
7-8
Image of freedom: 20 years of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO)
2 copies
undated
9
International Brotherhood of Teamsters: Safety truck week
June 6-11
10-11
Voice of Franklin Delano Roosevelt: A few quotations from his speeches.
2 copies
undated
12
Labor's League for Political Education (LLPE) parts 1-4
Senator Hubert Humphrey at National Conference of the LLPE.
circa 1950
13
Labor's League for Political Education parts 2, 5
Senator Hubert Humphrey at National Conference of the LLPE.
circa 1950
14
Labor's League for Political Education parts 3, 6
Senator Hubert Humphrey at National Conference of the LLPE: "We can win in 1950."
circa 1950
15-25
Clegg-Vest Act hearings
Hearings about Utah's labor-management relations act held at the Newhouse Hotel during the 1947 legislative session.
1947
26-27
"What I would say"
Address by Dave Beck over Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS).2 copies
1949 July 23
28-51
Unidentified meetings
undated

Songs of the labor movementReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 2

19 phonograph records
Container(s) Description Dates
box
2
disc
1-2
"A Promise ain't a promise anymore" and "You gotta go down"
Joe Glazer and the PAC Bucks2 copies
undated
3-4
American industrial ballads
2 copies
undated
5
"Ballads for sectarians" and "Songs of the Wobblies"
The Wobblies are the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)
undated
6-7
"The great American bum" and other hobo and migratory worker's songs
2 copies
undated
8-9
"Joe McCarthy's band" and "The giveaway boys in Washington"
Joe Glazer2 copies
undated
10-11
"Love that team"
Joe Glazer2 copies
undated
12-13
"The original talking union" and other union songs
2 copies
undated
14-15
"Solidarity" and "Give-away boys"
Joe Glazer2 copies
undated
16-17
The songs of Joe Hill
2 copies
undated
18-19
The songs of the Wobblies
2 copies
undated

Miscellaneous talks, stories and filmsReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 3

7 phonograph records, 3 16mm films
Container(s) Description Dates
box
3
Phonograph records
disc
1
Vote 1948
1948
2
Dave Beck speaks on the Boeing problem
1949 June 01
3
Dave Beck speaks on National Trade Conference meetings
undated
4
"It's a crime to organize" and "The Oakville story"
undated
5
"The Americanism of Mr. Mudget" and "Mr. Pine faces life"
undated
6
"Big union" and "The plot to overthrow Lincoln"
undated
7
Park City, Utah miner's broadcast
undated
16mm films
Reel
1
The unions
undated
2
Wonders of automation
undated
3
A Bench in the Park
Contains a trailer of a report by Wayne Morse
undated

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Labor unions--United States--History--Sources
  • Labor unions--United States--Songs and music
  • Personal Names :
  • Hoffa, James R. (James Riddle), 1913-
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Moving images
  • Sound recordings