Harold J. Ruttenberg papers, 1933-1967 (bulk 1933-1963)

01761

Collection Overview

Title:
Harold J. Ruttenberg papers
Dates (Inclusive):
1933-1967
Dates (Inclusive):
1933-1963
Creator:
Ruttenberg, Harold J.
Abstract:
Ruttenberg served as the research director for the Steel Workers Organizing Committee (SWOC) and the United Steelworkers of America, as a member of the U.S. War Production Board, and with the Portsmouth Steel Company.
Abstract:
The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, pamphlets, bulletins, drafts and typescripts of books and articles, 15 negatives, and clippings generated and collected by Ruttenberg.
Collection Number:
01761
Size:
15 Cubic feet
Location:
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the   library catalog.
Repository:
Special Collections Library. Pennsylvania State University.
Languages:
English

Collection Overview

Correspondence, memoranda, pamphlets, bulletins, drafts and typescripts of books and articles, and clippings generated and collected by Ruttenberg while serving as research director for the Steel Workers Organizing Committee (SWOC) and the United Steelworkers of America, as a member of the U.S. War Production Board, and with the Portsmouth Steel Company. Includes material on general labor studies, blacks in labor, steel industry and labor conditions (1933-1960), the steel strike of 1959, the Congress of Industrial Organizations, the American Federation of Labor, the Pennsylvania Security League, and the League of Women Shoppers. Items documenting the organizing, collective bargaining, and administrative activities of the SWOC and the USWA include: correspondence and memoranda of officers and staff, convention proceedings, collective bargaining agreements, and National War Labor Board and National Labor Relations Board briefs. The Ruttenberg collection also contains related material covering steel unionization during the depression era. There are correspondence, reports, and minutes pertaining to the employee representation committees of the Carnegie-Illinois Steel Company and the rank and file revolt within the Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel, and Tin Workers international union. Prominent correspondents include Philip Murray, Clinton S. Golden, and Eugene Grace.

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harold J. Ruttenberg Papers, 1761), Special Collections Library, Pennsylvania State University.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections staff.

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Related Materials

Separated Materials

The contents of box 5 were taken by Harold J. Ruttenberg on December 7, 1993 and it is expected that they will not be returned.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Photographic
  • Cartographic

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Collection Inventory

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Conditions Governing Access note

This file is restricted.

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