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Sue Doro collection

 Collection
Identifier: L2013-14

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.

Dates

  • 1986-2012

Creator

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.

Biography of Sue Doro

Sue Doro was born in Wisconsin on April 17, 1937, and began writing at the age of twelve. Doro 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 and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW).

Extent

0.15 Linear Feet (in 3 folders)

Language of Materials

English

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 and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW). 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.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Sue Doro, December 13, 2013.

Separated Materials

Separated to Special Collections Book Collection

  1. Doro, Sue. Sugar String. Oakland, Calif: Sue Doro, 2008
  2. Doro, Sue. Blue Collar Goodbyes. Watsonville, Calif: Papier MacheĢ Press, 1992

Processing Information

Processed by Carley Henderson at the item level, May 2014.
Title
Sue Doro:
Subtitle
A Guide to Her Collection at Georgia State University
Status
Completed
Author
Georgia State University Library
Date
May 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • May 2014: EAD Finding aid created by Carley Henderson.
  • May 2018: EAD revised by William Hardesty.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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