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Toyoshima mss., 1966-1998

Papers, 1966-1998, of Joe Toyoshima at the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Electronic finding aid encoded by Beth Benda.

Summary Information

Repository
Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Indiana University
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Phone: 812-855-2452
Fax: 812-855-3143
Email: liblilly@indiana.edu
http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly

Creator
Toyoshima, Joe.

Title
Toyoshima mss.,1966-1998

Collection number
LMC 2019

Extent
10 items

Language
Materials are in English.

Abstract
Consists of audio cassette tapes of interviews conducted by Joe Toyoshima in 1966 as an oral history of Sinclair. Also included are photocopies of articles relating to Liberty Hill, to the dockworkers' strike of 1923, and to the Industrial Workers of the World. One of the articles, accompanied by three color photographs, details the Liberty Hill Commemorative Marker dedicated as California State Historical Monument No. 1021, May 9, 1998, the 75th anniversary of the dockworkers' strike at San Pedro/Los Angeles Harbor. A cassette of songs of the I.W.W. and of migrant workers, four of which are compositions by Joe Hill, completes the collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions
This collection is open for research.
Acquisition Information
Gift 2000.
Usage Restrictions
Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.

Preferred Citation
[Item], Toyoshima mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
Biographical Note
Upton Sinclair, 1878-1968, was an U.S. author and social reformer.

Scope and Content Note

Consists of audio cassette tapes of interviews conducted by Joe Toyoshima in 1966 as an oral history of Sinclair. Also included are photocopies of articles relating to Liberty Hill, to the dockworkers' strike of 1923, and to the Industrial Workers of the World. One of the articles, accompanied by three color photographs, details the Liberty Hill Commemorative Marker dedicated as California State Historical Monument No. 1021, May 9, 1998, the 75th anniversary of the dockworkers' strike at San Pedro/Los Angeles Harbor. A cassette of songs of the I.W.W. and of migrant workers, four of which are compositions by Joe Hill, completes the collection.

  • Indexing Terms

  • The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in IUCAT, the IU Libraries' online catalog. Materials about related topics, persons or places can be found by searching the catalog using these terms.

    • Names
    • Industrial Workers of the World.
    • Industrial Workers of the World --Songs and music.
    • Toyoshima, Joe.
    • Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968.
    • Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968 --Interviews.
    • Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968.
    • Hill, Joe, 1879-1915.
    • Topics
    • Strikes and lockouts --Stevedores --California --San Pedro.
    • Liberty Hill Commemorative Marker.
    • Migrant labor --Songs and music.
    • Titles
    • Interviews with Joe Toyoshima, 1966-1998

Collection

Box 1
Folder 1

Photocopies of articles relating to Liberty Hill, to the dockworkers' strike of 1923, and to the Industrial Workers of the World.

Box 1
Folder 2

Article about details the Liberty Hill Commemorative Marker dedicated as California State Historical Monument No. 1021, May 9, 1998,  the 75th anniversary of the dockworkers' strike at San Pedro/Los Angeles Harbor.

(Includes 3 color photographs)


Box 1
Cassette 1-2

Oral history interview of Upton Sinclair, Altadena, California 1966, Feb 

Box 1
Cassette 3

Oral history re. Upton Sinclair arrest on Liberty Hill, Los Angeles Harbor, 1923  and foundry of ACLU of Southern California

Box 1
Cassette 4

Songs of the Wobblies (Industrial Workers of the World or I.W.W.) and of migrant workers. Composed by Joe Hill and various artists.