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Avelino Ramos oral history
Labor Archives and Research Center
Schwartz, Harvey
Ramos, Avelino, 1934-
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
San Francisco State University, Labor Archives and Research Center
California Revealed from Labor Archives and Research Center, J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University
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Avelino "Abba&quot Ramos retired in 1997 after long career as ILWU activist, organizer, business agent, and International Representative; describes youth in Hawaii as son of Filipino sugar worker, coming of ILWU to Islands in 1940s, CIO organizing work in Hawaii, and career in California with Local 6, ILWU, 1962-1997, including rich exploration of the closing of the Colgate plant, East Bay, 1981; interview formed basis for an oral history article that appeared in the ILWU newspaper The Dispatcher, May 1996.
Audio cassette
Oral histories
2 Tapes of 2
Oral History Collection
csfst_000022_t1; csfst_000022_t2
Filipino Americans--California--Interviews
Filipino Americans--Hawaii--Interviews
Labor union members--California--San Francisco--Interviews
Labor union members--Hawaii--Interviews
Labor unions--California--History
Labor unions--Hawaii--History
Stevedores--Labor unions--California--San Francisco
Stevedores--Labor unions--Hawaii
International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union. Local 6 (San Francisco, Calif.)
San Francisco (Calif.)
Labor Archives and Research Center, J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University
California Revealed is supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

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