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Labor Archivist
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For students, I can:

  • Suggest research strategies for using labor collections
  • Suggest appropriate labor collections and reference resources
  • Recommend the best databases to search for your research topic
  • Answer your questions via email, phone or in-person
  • Meet with you individually to hash out your topic or discuss research strategies
  • Tell you about library services
  • Provide hands-on experience in describing, arranging, preserving, and making accessible primary source material in labor history--ask about volunteering, interning, or signing as a  service learning student: cmcasey@uw.edu

For faculty, I can:

  • Track down tricky citations
  • Introduce your students to research tools and strategies via a workshop
  • Create a webpage tailored to your class assignment
  • Discuss ways to best incorporate research skills and library materials into your class assignments
  • Meet with your students individually
  • Bring in labor related collections from community members you have worked with or researched
  • Tell you about library services
  • Act as a liaison between you and the labor community to help you further your research

For labor union members, officers, and members of the public with labor-related collections I can:

  • Work with you to transfer your records to the Labor Archives of Washington
  • Give tours and presentations about the labor archives to your organization
  • Give tours and presentations on how to use the labor collections to your organization
  • Meet with you individually to hash out your topic or discuss research strategies
  • Teach workshops on "How to Keep Union Records" to suggest records management strategies for your existing records and how to select and donate your inactive historic records of enduring value
  • Tell you about the services provided by the Labor Archives of Washington State
  • Help you members and communications officers to find archival materials to support their activities

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Subject and class guides created by me to help you with your academic work:

Labor Archives of Washington
by Conor Casey - Last Updated Oct 21, 2014
LAW contains records from individuals and organizations that document the local, national and international dimensions of the labor movement in the Pacific Northwest.
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Labor Archivist

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Conor M. Casey, Labor Archivist
Labor Archives of Washington State | Libraries Special Collections
Mail: Box 352900, Seattle, WA 98133-2900
Allen Library South, Basement/B81D
206.685.3976 fax 206.543.1931
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