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Preliminary Guide to the Karl G. Yoneda Papers



Manuscript Collection No.: 1273
Accession No.: 1273-001
Creator: Yoneda, Karl G., 1906-, creator
Title: Karl G. Yoneda papers
Date Span: 1868-1969
Quantity: .03 cubic foot
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Karl Gozo Yoneda (July 15, 1906 - May 9, 1999) was a Japanese American labor activist and union organizer. He was prominent in the 1930s with helping workers unionize in California and Washington, helping to organize and participate in the 1934 Pacific Coast Maritime Strike in San Francisco. After he and his family were interned at Manzanar, he went on to serve in World War II as a Japanese language specialist for the U.S. Army. His later years were spent opposing the Vietnam War and nuclear proliferation as well as serving with other socially progressive causes.

Scope and Content

Reports, speeches, and newspaper clippings.

Regarding the history of Japanese labor in the United States and reprints of articles by Yoneda.

Restrictions on Access

Access restricted: For terms of access,contact Special Collections.

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info

Donated by Karl G. Yoneda, 1/1/1969.


Inventory

  
Box/FolderDate
1/1-8Karl G. Yoneda Papers1868-1969
1/1A Brief History of U.S. Asian Labor, Karl Yoneda. Reprinted from the September 1976 issue of Political Affairs, monthly theoretical journal of the Communist Party, USA1976
1/2"The Heritage of Sen Katayama," Karl G. Yoneda. Reprinted from the March 1975 issue of Political Affairs, monthly theoretical journal of the Communist Party, USA1975
1/3Outline for “100 Years of Japanese Labor in U.S.A.” Prepared by Karl G. Yoneda. 1868-1969 (10 pages)1969
1/4Outline for “History of Japanese Farm Labor in California” Prepared by Karl G. Yoneda. 1869-1969 (9 pages)1969
1/5Text of Speech for “100 Years of Japanese Labor in U.S.A.” Prepared by Karl G. Yoneda. 1868-1969. Given for the Asian American Concern Class, U.C. Davis campus 4/24/1969 (14 pages)1969
1/6Bibliographical notes. Probably for speech, but text of speech has no citations. (4 pages)circa 1969
1/7Three-page Appendix featuring references on the history of Japanese Labor in US.circa 1969

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Personal Names:
Yoneda, Karl G., 1906- --Archives.
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