Barbara Wertheimer Research Files

Collection Number: 5729

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


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Barbara Wertheimer Research Files, 1914-1982
Collection Number:
5729
Creator:
Wertheimer, Barbara
Quantity:
12 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Records (documents).
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor- Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
This collection consists mostly of research materials for a monograph she was working on at the time of her death. The tentative title for this book was "Our Century, Our Time" and was to be about working women in America from 1914 to 1983.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Barbara Mayer Wertheimer (1926-September 23, 1983) was an American labor historian and labor organizer from the 1940s through the early 1980s.
From 1947 to 1948 Ms. Wertheimer was an organizer and acting education director for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. She worked briefly for the American Labor Education Service and then from 1961 to 1966 as a consultant for the New York State Division of Housing and Community Renewal. In 1966 Ms. Wertheimer joined the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University. While at Cornell she was a senior extension associate, director of the Trade Union Women's Studies program, and, from 1977 on, an associate professor and director of the Institute for Women and Work, which she cofounded. Ms. Wertheimer remained at Cornell until her death in 1983.
Ms. Wertheimer is well known for her monograph "We Were There: The Story of Working Women in America" (1977).
OTHER FINDING AID

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SUBJECTS

Names:
Wertheimer, Barbara Mayer,1926-1983

Subjects:
Women in trade-unions--United States.

Form and Genre Terms:
Records (documents)


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:
Barbara Wertheimer Research Files #5729. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
/4015: Barbara Wertheimer Office Files
5736: Barbara Wertheimer Additional Files
5736 P: Barbara Wertheimer Photographs
6144: Barbara Wertheimer Additional Files
6144 AV: Barbara Wertheimer Collection of Audio Recordings

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Box 1 Folder 2
Box 1 Folder 3
Box 1 Folder 4
Box 1 Folder 5 1900-1920
Box 1 Folder 6
Box 1 Folder 7 1914-1980
Box 1 Folder 8
Box 1 Folder 9
Box 1 Folder 10 1914-1918
Box 1 Folder 11
Box 1 Folder 12
Box 1 Folder 13
Box 1 Folder 14
Box 1 Folder 15
Box 1 Folder 16
Box 1 Folder 17
Box 1 Folder 18 1918-1933
Box 1 Folder 19
Box 1 Folder 20 1920-1929
Box 1 Folder 21 1918-1933
Box 1 Folder 22 1920-1929
Box 1 Folder 23 1920-1929
Box 1 Folder 24 1918-1933
Box 1 Folder 25 1920-1929
Box 1 Folder 26 1920-1929
Box 1 Folder 27 1918-1933
Box 1 Folder 28 1920-1929
Box 1 Folder 29
Box 1 Folder 30 1920-1929
Box 1 Folder 31
Box 2 Folder 1 1920-1929
Box 2 Folder 2 1920-1929
Box 2 Folder 3 1920-1929
Box 2 Folder 4 1920-1929
Box 2 Folder 5 1920-1929
Box 2 Folder 6 1920-1929
Box 2 Folder 7
Box 2 Folder 8
Box 2 Folder 9 1930
Box 2 Folder 10
Box 2 Folder 11
Box 2 Folder 12 1930-1939
Box 2 Folder 13 1930-1939
Box 2 Folder 14
Box 2 Folder 15 1933-1945
Box 2 Folder 16 1930-1939
Box 2 Folder 17 1930-1939
Box 2 Folder 18 1930-1939
Box 2 Folder 19 1933-1945
Box 2 Folder 20 1930-1939
Box 2 Folder 21 1930-1939
Box 2 Folder 22 1930-1939
Box 2 Folder 23 1930-1939
Box 2 Folder 24 1930-1939
Box 2 Folder 25 1933-1945
Box 2 Folder 26
Box 2 Folder 27 1930-1939
Box 2 Folder 28 1920-1929
Box 3 Folder 1 1937
Box 3 Folder 2 1930-1939
Box 3 Folder 3
Box 3 Folder 4
Box 3 Folder 5
Box 3 Folder 6
Box 3 Folder 7
Box 3 Folder 8 1941-1945
Box 3 Folder 9
Box 3 Folder 10
Box 3 Folder 11
Box 3 Folder 12
Box 3 Folder 13
Box 3 Folder 14
Box 3 Folder 15 1940-1949
Box 3 Folder 16 1945-1964
Box 3 Folder 17
Box 3 Folder 18
Box 3 Folder 19
Box 3 Folder 20
Box 3 Folder 21
Box 3 Folder 22 1940-1949
Box 3 Folder 23 1940
Box 3 Folder 24 1940-1949
Box 3 Folder 25 1940-1949
Box 3 Folder 26 1945-1964
Box 3 Folder 27
Box 4 Folder 1 1940-1949
Box 4 Folder 2 1945-1964
Box 4 Folder 3 1945-1964
Box 4 Folder 4 1950-1959
Box 4 Folder 5 1940-1949
Box 4 Folder 6 1945-1964
Box 4 Folder 7 1945-1964
Box 4 Folder 8 1945
Box 4 Folder 9
Box 4 Folder 10
Box 4 Folder 11 1945
Box 4 Folder 12 1945-1964
Box 4 Folder 13
Box 4 Folder 14
Box 4 Folder 15 1964
Box 4 Folder 16
Box 4 Folder 17 1964
Box 4 Folder 18
Box 4 Folder 19
Box 4 Folder 20 1945-1950
April 18 1945, Nov. 10,1950
Box 4 Folder 21
Box 4 Folder 22 1964
Box 4 Folder 23
Box 4 Folder 24 1964
Box 4 Folder 25 1964
Box 4 Folder 26
Box 4 Folder 27 1964
Box 5 Folder 1 1964
Box 5 Folder 2 1964
Box 5 Folder 3
Box 5 Folder 4 1964
Box 5 Folder 5
Box 5 Folder 6 1964
Box 5 Folder 7 1964
Box 5 Folder 8
Box 5 Folder 9 1964
Box 5 Folder 10
Box 5 Folder 11
Box 5 Folder 12
Box 5 Folder 13
Box 5 Folder 14 1970-1979
Box 5 Folder 15 1979
Box 5 Folder 16 1970-1979
Box 5 Folder 17 1970-1979
Box 5 Folder 18 1970-1979
Box 5 Folder 19 1970-1979
Box 5 Folder 20 1970-1979
Box 6 Folder 1
Box 6 Folder 2
Box 6 Folder 3
Box 6 Folder 4
Box 6 Folder 5
Box 6 Folder 6
Box 6 Folder 7
Box 6 Folder 8
Box 6 Folder 9
Box 6 Folder 10
Box 6 Folder 11
Box 6 Folder 12
Box 6 Folder 13
Box 6 Folder 14
Box 6 Folder 15
Box 6 Folder 16
Box 6 Folder 17
Box 6 Folder 18
Box 6 Folder 19
Box 6 Folder 20
Box 6 Folder 21
Box 6 Folder 22
Box 6 Folder 23
Box 7 Folder 1 1970-1979
Box 7 Folder 2 1970-1979
Box 7 Folder 3 1970-1979
Box 7 Folder 4 1970-1979
Box 7 Folder 5 1970-1979
Box 7 Folder 6 1970-1979
Box 7 Folder 7 1970-1979
Box 7 Folder 8
Box 7 Folder 9 1970-1979
Box 7 Folder 10
Box 7 Folder 11 1970-1979
Box 7 Folder 12
Box 7 Folder 13 1970-1979
Box 7 Folder 14 1970-1979
Box 7 Folder 15
Box 7 Folder 16 1970-1979
Box 7 Folder 17
Box 7 Folder 18 1970-1979
Box 7 Folder 19 1970-1979
Box 7 Folder 20 1970-1979
Box 7 Folder 21
Box 8 Folder 1 1970-1979
Box 8 Folder 2 1970-1979
Box 8 Folder 3 1970-1979
Box 8 Folder 4 1970-1979
Box 8 Folder 5 1970-1979
Box 8 Folder 6
Box 8 Folder 7
Box 8 Folder 8 1980-1989
Box 8 Folder 9
Box 8 Folder 10 1980-1989
Box 8 Folder 11 1980-1989
Box 8 Folder 12 1980-1989
Box 8 Folder 13 1980-1989
Box 8 Folder 14 1980-1989
Box 8 Folder 15 1980-1989
Box 8 Folder 16 1980-1989
Box 8 Folder 17 1980-1989
Box 8 Folder 18 1980-1989
Box 8 Folder 19 1980-1989
Box 8 Folder 20 1980-1989
Box 8 Folder 21 1980-1989
Box 8 Folder 22 1980-1989
Box 8 Folder 23 1980-1989
Box 9 Folder 1 1980-1989
Box 9 Folder 2 1980-1989
Box 9 Folder 3 1980-1989
Box 9 Folder 4 1980-1989
Box 9 Folder 5 1980-1989
Box 9 Folder 6 1980-1989
Box 9 Folder 7 1980-1989
Box 9 Folder 8
Box 9 Folder 9
Box 9 Folder 10 1980-1989
Box 9 Folder 11 1980-1989
Box 9 Folder 12 1980-1989
Box 9 Folder 13 1980-1989
Box 9 Folder 14
Box 9 Folder 15
Box 9 Folder 16 1980-1989
Box 9 Folder 17 1980-1989
Box 9 Folder 18
Box 9 Folder 19 1980-1989
Box 9 Folder 20
Box 9 Folder 21 1980-1989
Box 9 Folder 22
Box 9 Folder 23
Box 9 Folder 24 1980-1989
Box 9 Folder 25
Box 9 Folder 26 1980-1989
Box 9 Folder 27
Box 9 Folder 28 1980-1989
Box 9 Folder 29
Box 10 Folder 1 1980-1989
Box 10 Folder 2
Box 10 Folder 3 1980-1989
Box 10 Folder 4 1980-1989
Box 10 Folder 5
Box 10 Folder 6
Box 10 Folder 7
Box 10 Folder 8
Mineworkers United - District 50 (UMW) Newspaper Guild - ANG Packinghouse Workers - UPWA Postal Workers - UFPC Retail Clerks Screen Actors Guild - SAG Service Employees - SEIU
Box 10 Folder 9
Steelworkers - USWA Teachers -AFT & UFT Transportation - UTU Typographical - ITU Utilities - UWVA
Box 10 Folder 10
Box 10 Folder 11
Box 10 Folder 12
Box 10 Folder 13
Box 10 Folder 14
Box 10 Folder 15 1980-1989
Box 10 Folder 16 1980-1989
Box 10 Folder 17 1980-1989
Box 10 Folder 18
Box 10 Folder 19
Box 10 Folder 20
Box 10 Folder 21
Box 10 Folder 22 1978
Box 10 Folder 23
Box 10 Folder 24
Box 10 Folder 25
Box 10 Folder 26
Box 10 Folder 27
Box 10 Folder 28
Box 10 Folder 29
Box 10 Folder 30
Box 10 Folder 31
Box 10 Folder 32
Box 10 Folder 33
Box 10 Folder 34
Box 10 Folder 35
Box 11 Folder 1
Box 11 Folder 2
Box 11 Folder 3
Box 11 Folder 4 1970-1979
Box 11 Folder 5
Box 11 Folder 6 1980-1989
Box 11 Folder 7
Box 11 Folder 8
Box 11 Folder 9
Box 11 Folder 10
Box 11 Folder 11
Box 11 Folder 12
Box 11 Folder 13
Box 11 Folder 14
Box 11 Folder 15
Box 11 Folder 16
Box 11 Folder 17
Box 11 Folder 18
Box 11 Folder 19
Box 11 Folder 20
Box 11 Folder 21
Box 11 Folder 22 1914-1920
Box 11 Folder 23 1920-1929
Box 11 Folder 24 1914-1920
Box 11 Folder 25
Box 11 Folder 26 1914-1920
Box 11 Folder 27 1920-1929
Box 11 Folder 28 1920-1929
Box 11 Folder 29 1920-1929
Box 11 Folder 30 1920-1929
Box 11 Folder 31 1920-1929
Box 11 Folder 32
Box 11 Folder 33
Box 11 Folder 34 1970-1979
Box 11 Folder 35 1980-1989
Box 11 Folder 36
Box 12 Folder 1 1974
December 5-6,1974
Box 12 Folder 2 1979
March 1979
Box 12 Folder 3
Box 12 Folder 4
Box 12 Folder 5
Box 12 Folder 6
Box 12 Folder 7
Box 12 Folder 8
Box 12 Folder 9
Box 12 Folder 10
Box 12 Folder 11
Box 12 Folder 12
Box 12 Folder 13
Box 12 Folder 14 1977
Box 12 Folder 15 1978
Box 12 Folder 16
Box 12 Folder 17
Box 12 Folder 18
Box 12 Folder 19
Box 12 Folder 20
Box 12 Folder 21 1914-1929
Box 12 Folder 22
Box 12 Folder 23 1914-1918
Box 12 Folder 24
Box 12 Folder 25
Box 12 Folder 26
Box 12 Folder 27
Box 12 Folder 28
Box 12 Folder 29
Box 12 Folder 30
Box 12 Folder 31
Box 12 Folder 32
Box 12 Folder 33 1941-1945
Box 12 Folder 34
Box 12 Folder 35
Box 12 Folder 36 1929-1941
Box 12 Folder 37 1977
Box 12 Folder 38
Box 12 Folder 39
Box 12 Folder 40
Box 12 Folder 41
Box 12 Folder 42
Box 12 Folder 43