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Labor disputes -- Oklahoma

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Bill Snodgrass Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1743
Scope and Contents


A term paper by Snodgrass entitled"Early Development of Labor Unions in Oklahoma" detailing the rise of labor guilds, brotherhoods and unions in Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory.

Dates: 1959

Eli Jaffe Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2554
Scope and Contents


Labor organizer and author. Subject Files (1935-1995) which include newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and original correspondence relating to Jaffe's stint as an organizer for the Workers Alliance in depression-era Oklahoma. This collection also includes the following published and unpublished writings: "Ten Brave Years" a ten year history of The Albert Einstein College of Medicine; "One Act Plays" a bound collection of plays; "Short Stories" a bound collection of stories based on Jaffe's Oklahoma experiences; "The Iron Room" an original three-act play based on Jaffe's four month imprisonment in the Oklahoma County jail; and "Daisyfresh" an original screenplay.

Dates: 1935-1995

Thomas W. Wheatley Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-658
Scope and Contents


Coal mine operator. Correspondence (1928-1937); labor contracts (1933-1939); wage notices (1917-1936); machine contracts (1921-1939); advertisement brochures (1926-1936); and orders (1937-1939) issued by the National Bituminuous Coal Commission, all regarding the coal mining industry in southeastern Oklahoma. This collection also contains survey reports (1905-1906) submitted to the Samples Coal Mining Company regarding the potential coal wealth of the Choctaw Nation, which the Samples Company later mined. Thomas W. Wheatley Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1905-1939