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Lynn Shaw

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Excerpt from the Lynn Shaw Collection at CSU Dominguez Hills in the Tradeswomen Archives

Items in the Lynn Shaw Collection

Letter to Lynn Shaw from Madeline Mixer, Western Regional Coordinator of the Women's Bureau (Dept of Labor) re tradeswomen activities in 1993.
Madeline Mixer has been working to help open up opportunities for women in the trades since the early 1970's. She was influential in getting the California Apprenticeship Council to set goals to bring women into the trade apprenticeships in 1975.…

Women and Minorities: Trade Union Future by Lynn Dabney (Shaw)
This is the proposal Lynn wrote for the Victor Reuther Memorial Award Fellowship that helped give her the opportunity to work with Electric Women and strengthen the tradeswomen's movement in Los Angeles.

Diverse Women in Non-Traditional Employment
2 pages of longer document
Lynn Shaw put this book together using interviews of and presentations of tradeswomen, and the drawings and comments of children who heard them speak.

Electric Women Event Announcement
Victoria King came to our Electric Women meeting to speak to us about her experiences in the trades as well as her work as an attorney. She had a strong impact on our members, speaking about what she went through as an electrical apprentice in the…

Electric Women newsletter, volume 1, number 1 front page. January 1994
Electric Women began meeting in around 1984, as an informal support group, and met off and on informally through about 2004. The group was based on the membership of women electricians in the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, IBEW…