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Sue Doro:

A Guide to Her Collection at Georgia State University Library

Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
100 Decatur St., S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303
404-413-2880
archives@gsu.edu

May 2014



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2015-12-03T15:31-0500
Language: English

Collection Summary

Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
Creator:Doro, Sue, 1937-
Title: Sue Doro collection
Dates: 1986-2012
Quantity: 0.15 Linear feet (in 3 folders)
Abstract:Sue Doro was born in Wisconsin on April 17, 1937, and began writing at the age of twelve. Doro has been a machinist for over 35 years and is an active and retired member of several unions including the International Association of Machinists (IAM). The Sue Doro collection includes several published anthologies of poetry written by Sue Doro, an article in Today's Machining World featuring Sue Doro. The collection also includes several calendars devoted to women in blue collar jobs such as automobile mechanics, iron workers, and the airline industry.
Identification: L2013-14
Language: English

Scope and Contents of the collection

Collections includes several published anthologies of poetry written by Sue Doro, information on the Blue Jean Pocket writers workshop, and an article in Today's Machining World featuring Sue Doro. The collection also includes several calendars devoted to women in blue collar jobs such as automobile mechanics, iron workers, and the airline industry.


Biography of Sue Doro

Sue Doro was born in Wisconsin on April 17, 1937, and began writing at the age of twelve. Doro has worked for over 35 years as a machinist, and was the first female machinist for the Milwaukee Road Railroad. In 1986, she relocated to Oakland, California. Doro's poetry and literary works focus on her time as a Machinists and union member. Sue Doro is a member of the National Writer's Union, Local 1981, a retired member of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), and a member of the International Association of Machinists (IAM).


Index Terms

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
Automobile industry workers--Labor unions
Iron and steel workers--Labor unions
Labor union members
Labor unions and the arts
Machinists
Poets, American
Women labor union members

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original. All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Administrative Information

Citation

[item], [folder title], Sue Doro collection, L2013-14. Southern Labor Archives, Special Collections Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Sue Doro, December 13, 2013.

Processing Information

Processed by Carley Henderson May 2014. EAD Finding aid created by Carley Henderson May 2014.


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