American Federation of Teachers, Local 1789 records, approximately 1967-2014

Overview of the Collection

Creator
American Federation of Teachers. Local 1789 (Seattle, Wash.)
Title
American Federation of Teachers, Local 1789 records
Dates
approximately 1967-2014 (inclusive)
Quantity
30.79 cubic feet (33 boxes including textual materials, 3.5" floppy disks, and CDs)
Collection Number
6111 (Accession No. 6111-001)
Summary
Materials related to activities from the American Federation of Teachers, Local 1789
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 2065431929
Fax: 2065431931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Contact repository for access to electronic records.

Languages
English

Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Seattle Central Community College Federation of Teachers was the name of the organization until circa 2002, and then was renamed the American Federation of Teachers, Local 1789. AFT Local 1789, represents teachers at the three campuses of Seattle's community colleges. Teachers, librarians, and counselors are considered faculty and are also represented by the union.

Source: http://aftseattle.wa.aft.org/about-us

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Organizational records of the American Federation of Teachers, Local 1789, which represents teachers at the three campuses of Seattle's community colleges. Records include paper-based and electronic records, photographs, posters, and plaques. There are also historical files separated by Carol Hamilton for the organization's history. Includes office files of former President Lynne Dodson. The records document the union's formation, operation, contract negotiations and issues tracked by the union as well as strike files.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Forms part of the Labor Archives of Washington.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's copyrights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Preservation Note

Contact repository for access to electronic records.

Processing Note

Inventory created by Becky Fuller-Phillips, Ayaka Fujimoto, and Carol Hamilton. Becky Fuller-Phillips described and integrated born-digital materials into the finding aid inventory.

Acquisition Information

Received from Annette Stofer, Seattle President of the American Federation of Teachers, Local 1789.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • College teachers' unions--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Labor movement--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Labor--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)

Corporate Names

  • American Federation of Teachers┬áLocal 1789 (Seattle, Wash.)--Archives
  • Seattle Community College--Employees

Other Creators

  • Corporate Names
    • Labor Archives of Washington (University of Washington) (host institution)