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Elmer R. Sykora papers, 1953-1956
- Sykora, Elmer R.
- Elmer R. Sykora papers
- 1953-1956 (inclusive)19531956
- .11 cubic feet
- Collection Number
- 2355 (Accession No. 2355-001)
- Reports, diary, notes, photographs, memorabilia and scrapbook of a Labor organization official
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Historical NoteReturn to Top
Labor organization official.
Elmer Roy Sykora, born 25 February 1903 in Scott County, Minnesota to William and Mary Sykora. He served in the US Navy and was stationed in Portsmouth, Virginia in 1920. He moved to Seattle in the late 1920s where he met and married his third wife, Bernice Irene Loomis, a Seattle native. She was active in the Democratic Party and helped write state legislation in favor of the protection of children’s rights. She served as the vice president of the 45th District Democratic Precinct Committeeman’s Organization and was a trustee for the Lumber Production & Industrial Workers Union. Elmer Sykora was a member of the Hiram Masonic Lodge No. 31, Jordan, Minnesota for over 50 years and was a former official and business agent for the Lumber & Sawmill Workers Union, Local 2519 of Seattle, Washington. Mr. Sykora passed away 28 April 1979.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Reports, diary of 1956, notes, ephemera, correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, scrapbook, 1953-1956.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Labor unions--Washington (State)
- Lumber trade--Washington (State)
- Lumbermen--Labor unions--Washington (State)
- Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
- Sawmill workers--Labor unions--Washington (State)
- Sykora, Elmer R.--Archives
- Lumber and Sawmill Workers Union. Local 2519 (Seattle, Wash