WILLIAM AND BEATRICE EISMAN PAPERS, 1964-

 

Š      U.S./VIETNAM FRIENDSHIP ASSOCIATION

Š      AGENT ORANGE

Š      SOUTHEAST ASIA MISCELLANY

Š      ANTI-NUCLEAR

Š      MISCELLANEOUS

 

Collection Number: HLL - 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOLT LABOR LIBRARY

 

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

 

2006

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION

 

Provenance

 

The William and Beatrice Eisman Papers were given to the Holt Labor Library beginning in

2005.

 

Access

 

            Collection is open for research.

 

Publication Rights

 

            Copyright has not been assigned to the Holt Labor Library.  All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director for forwarding.  Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Holt Labor Library as the owner of the physical items, and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

 

 

Collection Number

 

            HLL - 2

 

Size

 

            Number of containers: 2        

 

Linear Feet: 2

 

Processed by

 

            Benjamin Cohen

 

Date Completed

 

            2006

 

Preferred Citation

 

            [Identification of item], William & Beatrice Eisman papers , Holt Labor Library, HLL-2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BACKGROUND

 

            William and Beatrice Eisman formed the U.S./Vietnam Friendship Association in 1979, in response to the Chinese invasion of Vietnam that year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SERIES DESCRIPTION

 

SERIES 1:       U.S./VIETNAM FRIENDSHIP ASSOCIATION, 1978 - 2005

 

            Arranged by sub-issue; each sub-file arranged chronologically.

 

            Contains the U.S./Vietnam Friendship Association publications (Newsletter, Vietnam Today), correspondence, and newspaper clippings regarding various issues. Some photographs, pamphlets and reports also included.

 

 

SERIES 2:       AGENT ORANGE, 1980 - 2002

 

            Arranged by sub-issue; each sub-file arranged chronologically.

 

            Contains research reports, newspaper clippings and press releases.

 

 

SERIES 3:       VIETNAM, 1979-2005

 

            Arranged by sub-issue; each sub-file arranged chronologically.

 

            Contains official documents of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, press releases, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings.

 

 

SERIES 4:       CAMBODIA, 1979-2004

 

            Arranged by sub-issue; each sub-file arranged chronologically.

 

            Contains official documents of the Republic of Cambodia, press releases, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.

 

 

SERIES 5:       LAOS, 1982 - 2003

 

            Arranged chronologically.

 

            Contains newspaper clippings.

 

 

SERIES 6:       ENVIRONMENTAL CONFERENCE ON CAMBODIA, LAOS AND VIETNAM, 2002

           

            Contains official reports from the conference.

 

SERIES 7:     ANTI-NUCLEAR, 1964- 2005

 

Each sub-file arranged chronologically

 

 

SERIES 7:       MISCELLANEOUS, 1979-2004

 

Arranged by sub-issue; each sub-file arranged chronologically.

 

 

 

 

 

                       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTAINER LISTING

 

SERIES 1:       U.S./VIETNAM FRIENDSHIP ASSOCIATION

 

Container      Folder             Contents                                                        Dates

 

Box 1              1                      U.S./Vietnam Friendship Association             1979-1986                                                       Newsletter

                                   

2                      Vietnam Today                                                1987-1996

 

                        3                      Miscellaneous Documents                              1979-2005

 

4                      Preventative Dental Health Program                1981-2001

 

            5                      St. Paul Hospital                                             1981-1988

 

            6                      Nutrition for Vietnamese                                 1978-1983      

 

            7                      Chinese Invasion of Vietnam                           1979-1981      

 

8                      Politically-Motivated Attacks on                      1984-1986

Vietnamese Emigres/Supporters

 

9                                 Harassment of Vietnamese in the United         1985-2003

States              

 

                        10                    Duong, Lam Trong - Murder                          1980-1983                                          

                        11                    Eisman, William – Memorial                           1993

             

                        12                    Cooperman, Edward Lee - Murder                  1984   

 

                        13                    Truong, David - Incarceration            1979-1986      

             

 

SERIES 2:       AGENT ORANGE

 

Box 1              14                    Research/ ”Operation Ranch Hand”              1980-1983                                          

15                              Newspaper Clippings re Use of Agent            1990-2002

Orange

 

 

 

Container      Folder             Contents                                                        Dates

 

Box 1              16                    Newspaper Clippings re Use of Agent            1989-1998

Orange and Chemical Weapons                                 

           

                        17                    Politics of Agent Orange                                 1986-1995

 

 

SERIES 3:       VIETNAM

 

Box 1              18                    Miscellaneous Newspaper Clippings              1979-1982      

 

                        19                    Vietnam Woman’s Union                               1979                           

                        20                    Press Releases from the Socialist                   1979-1984

Republic of Vietnam                                       

 

                        21                    Vietnam – Environmental Issues                     1982-1996

 

                        22                    Association of Vietnamese Patriots in 1979-1981

                                                The United States

                       

23                    Beatrice Eisman’s Writings                            Undated

 

24                    Miscellaneous Publications re Vietnam           1996-2004

 

SERIES 4:       CAMBODIA

 

Box 2              25                    Miscellaneous Newspaper Clippings              1979-2002      

 

26                              Opposition to Pol Pot’s Seating in the            1980-1984

United Nations                                                                       

                                               

27                              Campaign to Oppose the Return of the           1990-1991

Khmer Rouge (CORKR)

                       

                        28                    Cambodian Government Press Releases         1980-1997

 

SERIES 5:       LAOS

 

Box 2              29                    Miscellaneous Newspaper Clippings              1982-2003

 

SERIES 6:       ENVIRONMENTAL CONFERENCE ON CAMBODIA, LAOS AND VIETNAM

 

Box 2              30                    Reports                                                            2002

Container      Folder             Contents                                                        Dates

 

SERIES 7:     ANTI-NUCLEAR  

                                                                                               

Box 2              31                   Periodicals and Flyers re Anti-Nuclear            1964-2005

                                                Issues

 

SERIES 8:       MISCELLANEOUS 

 

Box 2                32                  Veterans’ Speakers Alliance                            1991-1994      

                                   

                          33                  Miscellaneous Newspaper Clippings              1979-2004

 

                          34                  Miscellaneous Research Materials                  1970-1993

 

                          35                  Health Issues                                                   2004