Coalition of Labor Union Women, St. Louis Records, 1973-2001 (S0106)

2.5 cubic feet, 40 folders

 Finding Aid

The St. Louis Coalition of Labor Union Women Records contains membership lists, correspondence, meeting minutes, financial reports, photographs, and pamphlets relating to the group's mission to help union women attain their rights as workers. The St. Louis Coalition of Labor Union Women was founded in March 1974 in Chicago. The St. Louis group was founded in October 1974 by Betty Finneran, a teacher at Roosevelt High School. Activities of the group included assisting families of air traffic controllers in St. Louis during the 1981 nationwide PATCO Strike, opposing the closing of the Homer G. Phillips Hospital, as well as supporting the unsuccessful efforts to reopen the hospital.