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Jerry Lembcke papers, 1940-1982
- Lembcke, Jerry, 1943-
- Jerry Lembcke papers
- 1940-1982 (inclusive)19401982
- 1 cubic foot (1 box)
- Collection Number
- 5796 (Accession No. 5796-001)
- Federal Bureau of Investigation files on Karly Larsen and Ralph Nelson
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Jerry Lembcke is a sociologist who has done extensive research on the International Woodworkers of America; he did a PhD thesis, The International Woodworkers of America: An Internal Comparative Study of Two Regions, and co-authored One union in Wood with William M. Tattam on the union.
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These records include the Federal Bureau of Investigation files on Karly Larsen and Ralph Nelson; two leaders in the International Woodworkers of America who were investigated on charges of communism and appeared before House Un-American Activities Committee. The files were gathered by Lembcke in his research on the International Woodworkers of America. The Larsen files are photocopies of files Larsen loaned to Lembcke.
Another portion of the collection is comprised of audiocassettes of oral history interviews from Lembcke's research on the IWU in the late 1970s. In addition, the collection contains transcriptions, interview notes, and indexes to these interviews.
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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Labor leaders--United States--History--Sources
- Labor union members--United States--History--Sources
- Labor union members--United States--Interviews
- Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
- Larsen, Karly--Sources
- Lembcke, Jerry, 1943---Archives
- Nelson, Ralph (Labor union member)--Sources
- International Woodworkers of America--History--Sources
- United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities--History--Sources
- Labor Archives of Washington (University of Washington) (creator)