Raymond W. and Raymond G. Pasnick Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Raymond W. and Raymond G. Pasnick Collection, 1937-2003Add to your cart.

ID: 35/3/405

Extent: 3.2 cubic feet

Arrangement: By type of material and alphabetical by subject thereunder

Date Acquired: 07/29/2007

Subjects: Labor History, Labor Union Organization, Labor Unions, Photographs, Steel Industry, Unions

Formats/Genres: Motion Pictures/Videotapes, Sound Recordings

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Collection of Raymond W. (1916-2002), union organizer, Public Relations Director of the United Steel Workers of America, editor of Steelabor and the Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees (SOAR) newsletter, Old Timer and Raymond G. (1945-2007) Pasnick, son of Raymond W., District 7 Education Director and staff member of United Steel Workers of America, includes correspondence, memoranda, directories, newspaper clippings, buttons, badges, hats, and promotional items, including key chains, pins, nail clippers and matchbook covers related to the United Steel Worker of America, USWA elections (1965-85), USWA activities, I.W. Abel - President of the USWA, Raymond W. Pasnick's demotion from a national to a regional position in the Union (1972-78), editing Steelabor (1945, 1975-78), travel to the Soviet Union (1971-73), local, state and national politics (1972-96) and SOAR (1992). Photographs concern USWA conventions (1937-95), USWA elections (1954-98), I.W. Abel (ca. 1965-72), Joe Germano - Director of District 31 of USWA (ca. 1964-72), Soviet Union trip (1973), USW workshops and short courses (1984-2003), SOAR and National Council of Senior Citizens, NCSC (1990-97) and strikes and rallies (1970-2000). Audio-visual recordings include a promotional VHS tape of LTV Corp. (1997), a U-matic tape of Wheeling, Pitt. Local Union 6787 and 7 1/2 inch open reel tapes of speeches, radio interviews, radio shows, and oration of Leo Keefer (1951 - ca. 1960).

Subject/Index Terms

Labor History
Labor Union Organization
Labor Unions
Photographs
Steel Industry
Unions

Administrative Information

Repository: University of Illinois Archives

Acquisition Source: Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations Library


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 2: Photographs and Negatives],
[Series 3: Audio- Visual Materials and Artifacts],
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Series 2: Photographs and NegativesAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 19: I.W. Abel Campaign, ca. 1969Add to your cart.
Campaign of I.W. Abel for USW president
Folder 20: I.W. Abel - Small Groups, Candid, ca. 1965-72Add to your cart.
I.W. Abel in small groups
Folder 21: Blood Drive, ca. 1975Add to your cart.
Participants in Union sponsored blood drive
Folder 22: Bowling, ca. 1980Add to your cart.
Union members and others bowling
Folder 23: Carnival / Amusement Rides, ca. 1975Add to your cart.
Children and others at a carnival / amusement park
Folder 24: Convention Audiences and Dinners, ca. 1965-85Add to your cart.
Individuals, small groups and large groups in the audience during Union conventions and meetings and dinners
Folder 25: Conventions, Meeting and Conferences (Folder 1 of 2), ca. 1944-89Add to your cart.
USW conventions and other assemblies
Folder 26: Elections, Union (Folder 1 of 2), 1954 - ca. 1975Add to your cart.
CIO Local 1033 Election in June of 1954, Lynn Williams, and other USW elections and campaigns
Folder 27: Elections, Union (Folder 2 of 2), ca. 1984, 98Add to your cart.
Lynn Williams, Gutierrez and other USW elections and campaigns
Folder 28: Facilities, Union, ca. 1960-85Add to your cart.
Architectural conception of USW Local building, site of monument to commemorate May Day Massacre and interior shots of Union halls
Folder 29: Joe Germano - Small Groups, Candid, ca. 1964-72Add to your cart.
Joe Germano, Director of USW District 31 (Illinois and northwest Indiana) in small groups
Folder 30: Small Groups, Candid, ca. 1965-85Add to your cart.
Small groups of people in conversation, shaking hands, or presenting awards
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Large Group Photos, 1943 - ca. 1985Add to your cart.
People posed for group shots at Union events and conventions
Folder 2: Labor Day Parade, Pittsburgh, ca. 1995Add to your cart.
Labor Day Parade through Downtown Pittsburgh, PA
Folder 3: Manufacturing Plants, ca. 1980-83Add to your cart.
Griffin Wheel Co., EPG and AK Steel Walbridge Plant
Folder 4: Meetings and Administrative Business, Union, ca. 1965-85Add to your cart.
Union members in meetings and registering for conferences
Folder 5: Plaques, Signs and Dedications, ca. 1961-95Add to your cart.
Signs from Union conventions and plaque commemorating the founding of USWA (SWOC)
Folder 6: Portraits and Individuals, ca. 1965-85Add to your cart.
Portraits and photos of individuals, most unidentified
Folder 7: Speeches and Interviews, ca. 1965-85Add to your cart.
People giving speeches at Union conventions and other functions and shots of press conferences and interviews
Folder 8: Steelworker Organization of Active Retirees (SOAR) Meetings - Erie, PA; Phoenix, AZ; Las Vegas; Homestead, PA; Toronto, 1986-96Add to your cart.
Groups and individuals at SOAR meetings
Folder 9: SOAR Meetings - Pittsburgh, 1995-96Add to your cart.
Groups and individuals at SOAR meetings in Pittsburgh
Folder 10: SOAR Meetings - Harvey, IL; Linden Hall; SOAR Booth at USW Conventions; Clinton-Gore Campaign Rally, 1995-97Add to your cart.
Groups and individuals at SOAR meetings and events including operating a booth at USW conventions in Pittsburgh and Las Vegas and attending a Clinton-Gore campaign rally
Folder 11: SOAR Events, General, ca. 1990-97Add to your cart.
SOAR activities at unidentified conventions, conferences, meetings and rallies
Folder 12: Senior Citizens, National Council of, ca. 1990-97Add to your cart.
Groups and Individulas including, Bill Clinton, Ted Kennedy and other politicians at NCSC events, meetings, conventions and political rallies
Folder 13: Strikes and Rallies, ca. 1970-2000Add to your cart.
Groups taking part in strike votes, strikes and rallies including the Danly Strike
Folder 14: USSR and Mexico Trips, 1973 - ca. 1975Add to your cart.
People and sights in the Soviet Union in Volgagrad and Moscow and a Vacation in Mexico
Folder 15: Workshop Group Photos, Union, 1984-2003Add to your cart.
Posed groups of participants in USW workshops and short courses
Folder 16: Workshops and Short Courses, Union, ca. 1995-2003Add to your cart.
Groups and individuals in sessions, meetings and leisure activities at USW workshops and short courses
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Series 1: United Steel Workers Conventions Oversize Photos, 1937-65Add to your cart.
Views of the entire room during United Steelworkers conventions

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