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Rose Pesotta papers

Title
Rose Pesotta papers, 1922-1965.
Author
Pesotta, Rose, 1896-1965.
Supplementary Content
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Additional Authors
  • Berkman, Alexander, 1870-1936.
  • Cohn, Fannia M. (Fannia Mary), 1885-
  • Dubinsky, David, 1892-
  • Steimer, Mollie, 1897-1980.
  • Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940.
  • Hapgood, Powers, 1899-1949.
  • Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970.
  • Sacco, Nicola, 1891-1927.
  • Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927.
Description
25 linear feet (45 boxes, 4 packages).
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Diaries.
  • Photographs.
  • Posters.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Pesotta, Rose; Dorothy Rotker
Biography (note)
  • Rose Pesotta (1896-1965) was a labor union official.
Language (note)
  • are in Russian and Yiddish.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 2390
OCLC
NYPW89-A719
Author
Pesotta, Rose, 1896-1965.
Title
Rose Pesotta papers, 1922-1965.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence and papers reflecting Pesotta's career as official of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union and as organizer of garment workers in various cities in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Includes diaries, 1934-1949; family letters; photographs; and writings, including drafts of her autobiographies, Bread Upon the Waters (1944) and Days of Our Lives (1958). Also, notes, personal accounts, pamphlets, news clippings, posters, and periodicals relating to the labor movement, Spanish Civil War, the Histadrut (Israeli labor organization), and topics such as anarchism, the labor movement, racism, and the plight of displaced persons after World War II.
Biography
Rose Pesotta (1896-1965) was a labor union official.
Language
Some family letters are in Russian and Yiddish.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Added Author
Berkman, Alexander, 1870-1936.
Cohn, Fannia M. (Fannia Mary), 1885-
Dubinsky, David, 1892-
Steimer, Mollie, 1897-1980.
Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940.
Hapgood, Powers, 1899-1949.
Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970.
Sacco, Nicola, 1891-1927.
Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927.
LCCN
ms 76001537
Research Call Number
MssCol 2390
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