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Corporate Author California Federation of Teachers.
Title California Federation of Teachers collection, 1941-1986.

 Special Collections & Archives  CFT  box 47    TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
 Special Collections & Archives  CFT  box 48    TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
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 Stored Special Collections & Archives  CFT  box 1    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  CFT  box 2    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  CFT  box 3    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  CFT  box 4    IN LIBRARY

Description 30.44 linear ft.
Access The collection is open for research use.
Summary The California Federation of Teachers Collection includes the papers former CFT officials Raoul Teilhet, Regional Director, CFT Southern Section ; Ben Rust, CFT President 1951-1957; and Ralph Schloming, CFT Executive Secretary 1959-1965. The collection consists primarily of administrative and organizational records that document the activities of the union from 1941 to 1986, as well as major legislative issues and general subject matters affecting education. Materials in the collection include administrative records, correspondence, constitutions and by-laws, committee and officer reports, platform and position papers, policy statements, press releases, publications, resolutions, membership records, proceedings of annual conventions, court transcripts, and CFT and non-CFT publications.
Note The California Federation of Teachers (CFT) is one of the largest affiliates of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), one of two major national organizations for the classroom teacher. Effective lobbying efforts in the state capital have made the CFT an important factor in the passage of many educational reform measures as initiatives. The roots of the organization reach back to 1919 when it was founded as the California State Federation of Teachers (CSFT). Its initial purpose was to unify the various educational union locals under AFT aegis to represent teacher interests within local school districts and to provide a central collective voice for classroom teachers throughout the state.
California Federation of Teachers; Deposit; 1980, 1981, 1985, 1989, 1990, 1991, 2001.
Subject Academic freedom.
Teachers -- Certification.
Teachers -- Civil rights.
Collective bargaining -- Teachers.
Free schools.
School integration.
Teachers -- Salaries, etc.
Teachers -- Pensions.
Teachers' unions -- California.
Educational law and legislation -- California.
Related Names Axelrod, Marshall.
Hall, Robert J. (James), 1948-
Hiscox, Harley.
Lloyd, Larry.
McGinnis, J. Paul.
Ryan, Leo J.
Rust, Ben.
Schloming, Skip, 1942-
Bourg, Victor Van.
American Federation of Teachers.
OCLC number 26196868