Labor Schools for Women Workers Pamphlet Collection

Collection Number: 5531

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Labor Schools for Women Workers Pamphlet Collection,
Collection Number:
5531
Creator:
Aaron, Maxine L. Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr Summer School Hudson Shore Labor School Southern School for Workers
Quantity:
0.5 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Pamphlets, publications.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Consist chiefly of correspondence and reports generated by the various workers' education schools of the Affiliated Summer Schoools for Workers. Materials generally pertain to the conduct of courses, fundraising and cooperative activities of the summer schools and the American Labor Education Service.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Maxine L. Aaron collected these documents in the course of her service on the Pittsburgh committees of the Bryn Mawr Summer School, the Affiliated Summer Schools for Workers, and the Hudson Shore Labor School. She was also active on the Workers Education Advisory Committee of the Works Progress Administration's Pittsburgh workers education project.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Materials regarding the American Labor Education Service (ALES) include pamphlets, reports and notes on government support of workers' education programs, labor plays, music, women workers, unions and workers' education, workweek and wages, and activities of student workers. Also reading lists and bibliographies; brochures and pamphlets on courses and curricula offered at the various affiliated schools; an ALES scrapbook; and letters of the ALES staff to various unions and philanthropic organizations pertaining to finances and recruitment of staff and students (1928-1937).
Also materials regarding the Works Progress Administration's Pittsburgh workers' education project. These include minutes of the Workers Education Advisory Committee; memoranda, reports and letters on the training institute, communist instructors and administrators of the project, housing, curricula, fundraising, and union cooperation (1938-1940).
Additional materials include brochures, pamphlets, yearbooks and routine correspondence regarding the Bryn Mawr School, Hudson Shore Labor School and the Southern School for Workers.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Aaron, Maxine L.
Affiliated Summer Schools for Workers.
American Labor Education Service (ALES)
Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr Summer School.
Hudson Shore Labor School.
Southern School for Workers.
United States. Works Progress Administration for Pennsylvania.
United States. Works Progress Administration for Pennsylvania. Educational and Recreational Division.
United States. Works Progress Administration. Workers' Education Advisory Committee.
United States. Works Progress Administration. Workers' Education Project.
Workers' Education Advisory Committee of Allegheny County.

Subjects:
Adult education of women. United States.
Adult education. United States. Curricula.
Federal aid to adult education. United States.
Labor unions and communism. United States.
Occupational training. United States.
Workers' education. United States.
Adult education teachers.

Form and Genre Terms:
Publications.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Access to the collections in the Kheel Center is restricted. Please contact a reference archivist for access to these materials.
Restrictions on Use:
This collection must be used in keeping with the Kheel Center Information Sheet and Procedures for Document Use.
Cite As:
Labor Schools for Women Workers Pamphlet Collection #5531. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
5225: ALES Records
5225 C: ALES Course Materials
5225 E: ALES Labor Education Records
5225 I: ALES International Labor Records
5225 I: ALES International Labor Records
5577: U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of the Census 1968 National Longitudinal Survey of Work Experience of Females, 14- 24
5657: American Labor Education Service Additional Documents
6046: Archives Union File (AUF)

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Box 1 Folder 1 1938
Author: Affiliated Schools for Workers
Notes: Conference of Teachers in Workers Education, February 19-20, 1938
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 1
Author: Eleanor G. Coit; Andria Taylor Hourwich
Notes: Reprinted from Bulletin 8 of the World Association for Adult Education
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 1 1924
Author: Paul H. Douglas; William A. Orton
Notes: Amherst College Classes for Workers, 1924-1925
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 1 1936
Author: Elinor Pancoast
Notes: Reprinted from American Federationist, October, 1936
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 1
Author: Affiliated Schools for Workers
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 1 1937
Author: Affiliated Schools for Workers
Notes: v.1:no.3/4 (1937:Mar.) Snapshots of Workers' Education Here and Abroad
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 1
Author: Affiliated Schools for Workers
Notes: Leaflet
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 1 1938
Author: Affiliated Schools for Workers
Notes: Philadelphia Conference, February 12-13, 1938. Leaflet
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 1
Author: Affiliated Schools for Workers
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 1
Author: Affiliated Schools for Workers
Notes: Copy 2.
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 1
Author: Eleanor G. Coit
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 2
Box 1 Folder 2 1933
Author: Continuation Committee
Notes: May, 1933.
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 2 1941
Author: Elinore G. Black
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 2 1941
Author: Orlie Pell
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 2 1932
Author: Continuation Committee
Notes: January, 1932.
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 3
Box 1 Folder 3 1931
Author: Katherine H. Pollak; Dorothy Lefferts Moore
Notes: Second edition
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 3 1931
Author: Katherine H. Pollak; Dorothy Lefferts Moore
Notes: Third edtion
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 3
Author: Louise Leonard McLaren; Olga Law Plunder
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 3 1931
Author: Jean Carter
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 3
Author: Affiliated Schools for Workers
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 3
Author: Elinore G. Black
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 3 1931
Author: Olga Law Plunder
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 4
Box 1 Folder 4 1940
Author: Hudson Shore Labor School
Notes: Year book
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 4 1941
Author: Hudson Shore Labor School
Notes: Year book
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 5 1940-1941
Box 1 Folder 5 1943
Author: Hudson Shore Labor School
Notes: Year book
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 5 1944
Author: Hudson Shore Labor School
Notes: Year book
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 5 1945
Author: Hudson Shore Labor School
Notes: June 30 - August 11, 1945.
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 6 1943-1945
Box 1 Folder 6
Author: Southern Summer School
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 6
Author: Southern Summer School
Notes: Copy 2.
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 6
Author: Southern Summer School
Notes: Copy 3.
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 6 1938
Author: Southern Summer School
Notes: July 21 - September 1, 1938, Asheville, NC
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 7
Box 1 Folder 7 1928
Author: Barnard Summer School
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 8
Box 1 Folder 8 1929
Author: Summer School for Workers in Industry
Notes: July 2 to August 9, 1929
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 8 1930
Author: Summer School for Workers in Industry
Notes: June 28 to August 8, 1930
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 8 1931
Author: Summer School for Workers in Industry
Notes: June 27 to August 7, 1931
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 8 1938
Author: Summer School for Workers in Industry
Notes: June 26 - August 5, 1938
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 8 1938
Author: Summer School for Workers in Industry
Notes: June 26 - August 5, 1938. Copy 2.
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 8 1938
Author: Summer School for Workers in Industry
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 8
Author: Summer School for Workers in Industry
Format: Publication
Language: English.
Box 1 Folder 9
Box 1 Folder 10
Box 1 Folder 11
Box 1 Folder 12
Box 1 Folder 13