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June M. Rostan Papers

 Collection — other: Boxes 1-4
Identifier: AppMs-0436

Scope and Contents

The June M. Rostan Papers contains manuscript and photographic material together with audiotapes. Manuscript material includes both personal and professional correspondence; scrapbook material of workshops and conferences; material concerning Rostan's affiliation with the Coal Employment Project, Tennessee Occupational Health and Safety, Appalachian Alliance, and "Threads," a Knoxville, Tennessee based humanities project. Also contained here are Rostan's union organizing and promotional material and teaching and training materials of Rostan's G.E.D. classes at Highlander Research and Education Center. The photographs depict coal mining strikes, while the audiotapes contain interviews conducted by Rostan of United Furniture Workers in Memphis, Tennessee and Baltimore, Maryland.


  • Creation: 1975-1994


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.


1.50 linear feet (3 Hollinger Boxes, 5 audio cassettes)

Language of Materials



The collection is arranged into three series. Series 1, Personal Papers, 1975-1982; Series 2, Professional Papers, 1976-1994; Series 3, Audio Cassettes, undated.

Method of Acquisition

The June M. Rostan Papers was donated to the Archives of Appalachia by June M. Rostan on January 26, 1994.

Processing Information

Processing of the collection was completed in April, 1995 by A.Brandenburg.

A. Brandenburg
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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

PO Box 70295
344 J.L. Seehorn Jr. Rd.
Johnson City TN 37614 USA