Patricia Cooper papers
Patricia Cooper received her Ph.D. in history from the University of Maryland in 1981. She taught in the History and Politics Department at Drexel University and currently holds a joint appointment as an associate professor in the Department of History and the Gender and Women's Studies Program at the University of Kentucky. Her research interests include gender, race, and labor. The collection consists of materials used by Cooper in preparing her book on the Cigar Makers International Union, Once a Cigar Maker: Men, Women, and Work Culture in American Cigar Factories, 1900-1919 (1987), including audiotapes of oral history interviews, transcripts of oral history interviews, working papers, photographs, and manuscript drafts.
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