Fonds MsC-28 - Vancouver Industrial Writers Union fonds

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Vancouver Industrial Writers Union fonds

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  • [1983?]-1992 (Creation)
    Vancouver Industrial Writers Union

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24 cm of textual records

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Vancouver writers organization organized 1982, incorporated as Vancouver Industrial Writers Society in 1987, and legally dissolved 1993. The group performed together, produced audiotapes and the anthologies Shop Talk and More Than Our Jobs. Many VIWU members were also featured in the work writing anthologies A Government Job At Last and Going For Coffee, both edited by main VIWU mover Tom Wayman.

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The fonds includes correspondence, photographs, posters, promotional material, business records, etc.

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Created May 20, 2014, LZ

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