Hudson Shore Labor School Documents

Collection Number: 5597

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


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Hudson Shore Labor School Documents, 1947-1955
Collection Number:
5597
Creator:
Hudson Shore Labor School;
Hill, James C.
Quantity:
0.5 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Records (documents) .
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Consists primarily of memoranda and reports concerning the school's establishment and curricula in workers' education.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

Founded in 1939 as the Bryn Mawr College Summer School for Women Workers in Industry, the Hudson Shore Labor School (HSLS) moved to its West Park, N.Y. location in 1949, expanding into an institute for training and development for workers and unionists.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Documents consist of memoranda and notes pertaining to workshops, training, budgets, curricula, faculty, labor history and workers' education; minutes and agenda of meetings of the faculty and Board of Trustees (1949-1951); annual reports of the Board of Trustees; reports and statements of the Rutgers Institute of Management and Industrial Relations regarding the curricula and programs offered at the HSLS; and faculty evaluations of training programs (1948-1951).
Also correspondence of L.H. Kerrison (Rutgers Institute of Management and Industrial Relations, faculty) with Helen D. Lockwood (HSLS trustee) on transferring HSLS workers' education sessions to Rutgers and of James C. Hill (Sarah Lawrence College, faculty) with Hilda W. Smith (HSLS trustee) on meetings and curricula. Additionally, press releases, bulletins, financial statements and pamphlets generated by and pertaining to the school's programs.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Hill, James C., 1914-
Kerrison, Irvine L. H. (Irvine Ledward Hamilton), 1916-
Lockwood, Helen D.
Smith, Hilda (Hilda Worthington)
Hudson Shore Labor School
Rutgers University. Institute of Management and Industrial Relations

Subjects:
Adult education teachers -- Training of -- United States.
Adult education.
Adult eduction teachers.
Workers' education. New Jersey. Curricula.
Workers' education. United States.

Form and Genre Terms:
Records (documents)


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
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Restrictions on Use:
This collection must be used in keeping with the Kheel Center Information Sheet and Procedures for Document Use.
Cite As:
Hudson Shore Labor School Documents #5597. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
5703: James C. Hill Additional Files

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1 1949
Box 1 Folder 2 1950
Box 1 Folder 3 1951-1955
Box 1 Folder 4 1948-1949
Box 1 Folder 5 1950-1951
Box 1 Folder 6 1951-1955
Box 1 Folder 7
Box 1 Folder 8 1947-1948
Box 1 Folder 9 1949-1950
Box 1 Folder 10 1951
Box 1 Folder 11
Box 1 Folder 12
Box 1 Folder 13
Box 1 Folder 14