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Student Labor Action Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: RG-14-290
Student Labor Action Committee promoted a school/community partnership between the Johns Hopkins University and Baltimore City. The goal of said partnership was to decrease poverty in Baltimore by leading a living wage campaign. The Records of the Student Labor Action Committee span a short period from 1997 to 2005. The bulk of records consist of reference materials for the committee, however, minutes and correspondence do give insight into the goals and accomplishments of the SLAC, with a special focus on the living wage movement.

Dates

  • approximately 1997-2005

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

All student organization records received prior to 2017 are closed for 25 years from the date of creation to everyone except current members of the student organization, after which they are publicly available for access. Materials intended for public dissemination, such as publications, newsletters, and event flyers, are publicly available for access immediately once processed. If you are a member of this student organization and have questions about our access policy, please contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.38 Cubic Feet (1 letter size document box)

Biographical / Historical

Student Labor Action Committee (SLAC) promoted a school/community partnership between the Johns Hopkins University and Baltimore City. The goal of said partnership was to decrease poverty in Baltimore by leading a living wage campaign.

Scope and Contents

The Records of the Student Labor Action Committee (SLAC) span from 1997 to 2005. The bulk of records consist of reference materials for the committee, however, minutes and correspondence do give insight into the goals and accomplishments of the SLAC. The materials largely focus on living wage advocacy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These records were transferred to the Archives by Victor Crentsil, of the Student Labor Action Committee, in 2006.

Accruals

Accession Number: 2006.01

Separated Materials

A small collection of photographs exists and is separately cataloged. Please consult the Johns Hopkins University graphic and pictorial collection for more information.

Processing Information

Processed by Kelly Spring. Reprocessed by Jordon Steele, October 2017.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA