American Federation of Teachers Local 200 photograph collection, approximately 1964-1975  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
American Federation of Teachers. Local 200 (Seattle, Wash.)
Title
American Federation of Teachers Local 200 photograph collection
Dates
approximately 1964-1975 (inclusive)
1969-1975 (bulk)
Quantity
152 photographic prints, 16 contact sheets (1 box, 2 oversize folders) ; various sizes
12 negatives
Collection Number
PH0707
Summary
Images of Seattle teachers involved in various meetings, strikes, campaigns, conventions, and classroom activities.
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

Entire collection can be viewed on the Libraries' Digital Collections website. Permission of Visual Materials curator is required to view originals. Contact Special Collections for more information.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Labor organization of teachers in Seattle public schools, first established in 1927. Known as the Seattle Federation of Teachers (SFT), it was affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). Kenneth Warren served as the president 1968-1971. Virgil Holland served as president 1972-1973. John Dunn served as president 1973-1977.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection contains images of Seattle teachers involved in various meetings, strikes, and campaigns. Some photographs were made by Don Wallen and Joel Panzer.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

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Restrictions on Use

Restrictions might exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication. Contact the repository for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Labor Activities and ProtestsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Defense of Garfield High School Teacher Sally Pangborn
Don Wallen (photographer)
Sally Pangborn was a social studies teacher at Garfield High School who was terminated April 10, 1970. The Seattle Federation of Teachers helped her mount a defense in a public hearing about her dismissal. Pangborn filed a lawsuit to overturn her dismissal, which she won in 1973.
Box/Folder item
1/1 1 May 3, 1970
Protest at Seattle School Board meeting
Seattle Federation of Teachers pickets the Board's announcement that expected 8.5% salary increase will be reduced to 6%.
Box/Folder item
1/2 2 August 26, 1970
1/2 3 August 27, 1970
Seattle Alliance of Educators (SAE) Contract Ratification Hearings, Garfield High School
Box/Folder item
1/3 4-5 October 1970
Program for Progress campaign
Box/Folder item
1/4 6
 Stan Bloom sending fliers through a machine to fold
Stan Bloom was Director of Operations for the SFT.
1971
1/4 7 1971
1/4 8 1971
1/4 9 1971
1/4 10 1971
Petition drive at building representatives' meeting, Regents Room, University Towers
Don Wallen (photographer)
Box/Folder item
1/5 11
 Ken Warren announcing commencement of petition drive at meeting
Left to right: Washington State Federation of Teachers (WSFT) President Ross Rieder, AFT Field Representatives Lloyd Zimmerman and Larry Birchett, SFT President Ken Warren, AFT President David Selden, and SFT Director of Organization Stan Bloom.
February 25, 1971
1/5 12 February 25, 1971
1/5 13 February 25, 1971
1/5 14 February 25, 1971
1/5 15 February 25, 1971
1/5 16 February 25, 1971
1/5 17 February 25, 1971
1/5 18 February 25, 1971
1/5 19 February 25, 1971
1/5 20 February 25, 1971
Seattle teachers protesting proposed cuts of faculty in front of Seattle Public Schools administration office
Box/Folder item
1/6 21 April 17, 1971
1/6 22
 Kay Cragg and Clifton Buck making picket signs
Written on page: Craft union experience pays off!
April 17, 1971
1/6 23
 Teachers making picket signs
Written on page: Right on! AFT Brothers from neighboring Monroe assist!
April 17, 1971
1/6 24 April 17, 1971
1/6 25 April 17, 1971
1/6 26
 Women with picket signs outside SFT headquarters
Grace Orchard on far left. Kay Cragg on far right. Written on page: Teachers in the feminist movement prepare for militant action.
April 17, 1971
1/6 27
 Larry Mar and teachers from John Muir Elementary School with picket signs outside SFT headquarters
Written on page: Larry Mar unsuccessfully gives advice to militant Muir women!
April 17, 1971
1/6 28 April 21, 1971
1/6 29 April 21, 1971
1/6 30 April 21, 1971
1/6 31
 Teachers in picket line
Don Wallen (photographer)
April 21, 1971
1/6 32
 Pam McCollough with picket sign
Alice Case (photographer)
April 21, 1971
1/6 33 April 21, 1971
1/6 34-35 April 21, 1971
"Getting the vote out" on a levy
Box/Folder item
1/7 36
 Men and women on phones at King County Labor Council Headquarters
Kurt Dunphy (photographer)
Left to right: Larry Harnden, James Isenhour, Helen Watkins, and Julie Pierce.
May 1971
Seattle teachers promoting school levy at King County Labor Council (KCLC) of Washington
Box/Folder item
1/8 37 1973
1/8 38 1973
1/8 39 1973
1/8 40 1973
1/8 41 1973
1/8 42 1973
1/8 43 1973
1/8 44 1973
1/8 45-46
 Teachers on phones at KCLC headquarters
Left to right: John Dunn, Jackie Walter, and Walt Entenmann.
1973
Box/Folder item
1/9 47-48 between 1969 and 1974

MeetingsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder item
1/10 49 between 1969 and 1974
1/10 50 between 1969 and 1974
1/10 51 between 1969 and 1974
1/10 52
 John Case and others talking outside a meeting
Don Wallen (photographer)
John Case second from left.
between 1969 and 1974
1/11 53-55 September 27, 1969
1/12 56-57 September 30, 1969
1/13 58 August 1970
1/14 59-60 between 1970 and 1971
1/14 61-62 between 1970 and 1971
1/14 63 between 1970 and 1971
1/14 64 between 1970 and 1971
1/15 65 between 1970 and 1971
1/15 66 between 1970 and 1971
1/15 67 between 1970 and 1971
1/16 68 1971
1/16 69-73 1971
1/17 74 1971
1/17 75 1971
1/17 76 1971
1/17 77 1971
1/17 78 1971
1/18 79 January 1971
1/19 80 April 1971
1/19 80F7
 Portrait of Ken Warren
Print of frame 7 from item 80.
April 1971
1/19 80F9 April 1971
1/20 81 September 21, 1971
1/20 82 September 21, 1971
1/20 83 September 21, 1971
1/21 84 1974
1/21 85-88 1974

ConventionsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
34th Annual Washington State Federation of Teachers Convention, 1969
Don Wallen (photographer)
Meetings
box-folder:oversize item
OS4 89 December 6, 1969
OS4 90 December 6, 1969
OS4 90F12a
 Don Burns holding papers while speaking
Print of frame 12 from item 90.
December 6, 1969
OS4 90F12b
 Warren Anderson in profile
Print of frame 12 from item 90.
December 6, 1969
OS4 91 December 6, 1969
OS4 92 December 6, 1969
OS4 92F18
 Stan Bloom (right) speaking at panel discussion about organizational techniques.
Print of frame 18 from item 92. Panelists included John Schmid, National Director of State Federations; James Hanna, President of the Yakima Valley College Federation; Stan Bloom, SFT Director of Organization; and Larry Mar, SFT Petition Drive Chairman.
December 6, 1969
Boycott of Safeway grocery store
box-folder:oversize item
OS4 93-95 December 6, 1969
American Federation of Teachers National Convention, 1971
Box/Folder item
1/22 96
 Man addressing group from podium
Joel Panzer (photographer)
August 1971
1/22 97
 Ken Warren and others at meeting
Joel Panzer (photographer)
August 1971
1/22 98 August 1971
1/22 99 August 1971

Classroom activitiesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder item
1/23 100-101 October 7, 1969
1/23 101F28
 Ken Warren at chalkboard
Don Wallen (photographer)
Print of frame 28 from item 101.
October 7, 1969
1/24 102 between 1970 and 1971
1/25 103
 Girl doing artwork with glue
David Lamb (photographer)
1971
1/25 104
 African-American boy painting at desk
David Lamb (photographer)
1971
1/25 105
 African-American boy playing basketball
David Lamb (photographer)
1971
1/26 106 January 1971

Individual Seattle Federation of Teachers (SFT) MembersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder item
1/27 107 1970
1/27 108 between 1970 and 1971
1/27 109 between 1970 and 1971
1/27 110 between 1970 and 1971
1/27 111 between 1970 and 1971
1/27 112 between 1970 and 1971
1/27 113 between 1970 and 1971
1/27 114 between 1970 and 1971
1/27 115 between 1970 and 1971
1/27 116 1971
1/27 117 1971
1/27 118-120 1971
1/27 121 1971
1/27 122 1971
1/27 123 between 1974 and 1975
1/27 124 between 1974 and 1975
1/27 125 between 1974 and 1975
1/27 126 between 1974 and 1975
1/27 127 1975
1/27 128
 Close-up of John Dunn in front of AFT and SFT signs
Written on verso: John Dunn looking terrified.
1975
1/27 129 1975
1/27 130 1975
1/27 131 1975
1/27 132-134 1975

Seattle Teacher Newsletter paste-upsReturn to Top

Each item is a sheet with multiple prints pasted on the page, presumably created to combine images to be used for editions of the SFT newspaper, Seattle Teacher. Sheets include many prints of individual SFT members, used for candidacy announcements or byline portraits.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder item
1/28 135a between 1969 and 1971
1/28 135b between 1969 and 1971
1/28 135c between 1969 and 1971
1/28 136a July 7, 1970
1/28 136b
 Letter from SFT to Director of Personnel for Seattle Public Schools
The letter regards hiring practices of teachers and possible discrimination against female teachers.
July 7, 1970
1/28 137a between 1970 and 1971
1/28 137b between 1970 and 1971
1/28 137c between 1970 and 1971
1/28 137d between 1970 and 1971
1/28 137e between 1970 and 1971
1/28 137f between 1970 and 1971
1/28 137g-138a between 1970 and 1971
1/28 138b between 1970 and 1971
1/28 138c-139a between 1970 and 1971
1/28 139b 1971
1/28 139c 1971
1/28 139d 1971
1/28 140a 1971
1/28 140b 1971
1/28 140c 1971
1/28 140d 1971
1/28 141a 1971
1/28 141b 1971
1/28 141c 1971
1/28 141d 1971
1/28 142a
 News clippings
Clippings include the following news items: opposition to year-round school, an advertisement for the Moore Theatre, a ruling by the State Judicial Court of Massachusetts about a school voucher program which was found to be unconstitutional, and a lowering of requirements for Vietnam veterans to enroll at the University of Massachusetts.
1971
1/28 142b 1971
1/28 142c 1971
1/28 142d 1971
1/28 142e 1971
1/28 142f
 SFT members in meeting
Stan Bloom (second from left), Ken Warren (center), Helen Watkins (second from right), Ross Rieder (right).
1971
1/28 143a 1971
1/28 143b April 26, 1971

American Federation of Teachers Local 772, Everett Federation of TeachersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder item
1/29 144 between 1964 and 1965

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • African American labor union members--Photographs
  • Demonstrations--Washington (State)--Seattle--Photographs
  • Labor union meetings--Washington (State)--Seattle--Photographs
  • Labor union members--Washington (State)--Seattle--Photographs
  • School children--Washington (State)--Seattle--Photographs
  • Teacher's unions--Washington (State)--Seatle
  • Women labor union members--Photographs
  • Corporate Names :
  • American Federation of Teachers. Local 200 (Seattle, Wash.)