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Collection Inventory

Series I. USX Clairton Coke Works

Scope and Content Notes:

The USX Clairton Coke Works files contain documents regarding Domike's work as an active member of the USWA Local 1557 and as part of the Committee of Concerned Unionists (CCU). Documents in the collection regarding her involvement in the CCU include correspondence, pamphlets and information about environmental organizations, such as the Group Against Smog and Pollution (GASP) and Enviro-SOS. Also included in this series are layout sheets and articles for the Clairton newsletter Steelworkers Stand Up, which described problems and announced important events within the steel industry, the USWA, and other unions. Information regarding Domike's candidacy for teh office of Local 1557 recording secretary and grievances from the Clairton Works' wiregang dating from 1946-1979 are also present.


Box 1
Folder 1 Committee of Concerned Unionists, 1978
Folder 2 Environmental Control and Pollution, 1976-1978
Folder 3 GASP and Enviro-SOS, 1972-1973
Folder 4 Steelworkers Stand Up Layout Sheets, 1977
Folder 5 Letter regarding 1557 Journal (Clairton) Article, 1979
Folder 6 Wiregang Grievances with Motor Inspectors, 1946-1979
Folder 7 USWA Local 1557 Election, 1979

Series II. Women of Steel

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains records about local and national union activities regarding women. These files include District 15's Civil Rights Committee records, labor women and trade news clippings, Women of Steel newsletters, information on the 1976 International USWA Constitutional Convention, and Domike's "Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions," a satirical pamphlet directed against the sexual harassment of women in the mills. Samplings of Domike's labor pins on various topics are also present.


Box 1
Folder 8 Civil Rights Committee, District 15
Folder 9 Labor Women and Trade Unions News Clippings
Folder 10 Women of Steel Newsletter, 1979
Folder 11-13 Consent Decree and Equal Pay
Folder 14 International USWA Conference, 1976
Folder 15 "Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions"
Folder 16 Labor Pins

Series III. The State of Steel Industry, 1975-1979

Scope and Content Notes:

The State of the Steel Industry series represents records from the national, as well as local union, levels. These records consist of magazine and news clippings about the steel industry, a list of United Steelworkers' Shops, and Rank and File Team newsletters from 1975-1976.


Box 1
Folder 17 Magazines and News Clippings, 1979
Folder 18 United Steel Workers Shops, undated
Folder 19-20 Rank and File Team Newsletters, c.1975-1976

Series IV. Edward Sadlowski Campaign, 1976-1979

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains documents related to the campaign of Edward Sadlowski for the presidency of the United Steelworkers of America. These files include Sadlowski's platform and the platform of his opponent, Lloyd McBride, and publicity information which appeared in various steel union newsletters. Also present are the National Steelworkers Rank and File Committee Reports, election results, and press releases.


Box 1
Folder 21 Steelworkers Stand Up Correspondence Regarding a Sadlowski Appearance
Folder 22 The Steelworker Union Articles
Folder 23 Sadlowski Publicity
Folder 24 McBride Publicity
Folder 25 Local Union Articles Regarding Sadlowski
Folder 26 Communist Party-United Steelworkers Notes, 1975-1976
Folder 27 National Steelworkers Rank and File Committee Report and Labor Today, 1976
Folder 28 S.M.A.R.T. (Steelworker Members Against Radical Takeover)
Folder 29 Union Coupler, Local Union 1531 Newsletter, 1977-1978
Folder 30 Steve Early's Steelworkers Reports on the Sadlowski Campaign, 1976-1977
Folder 31 1397 Rank & File Newsletter, 1977
Folder 32 Steelworkers Voice, District 20, 1977
Folder 33 The Militant on Sadlowski, 1977
Folder 34 Clairton Rank and File Voice, 1976
Folder 35 Experimental Negotiations Agreement
Folder 36 Local Newsletters, 1977
Folder 37 District 15 Rank and File Minutes
Folder 38 Steelworkers Stand-Up
Folder 39 Fighting Times Clairton Local Rank and File Newsletter, November 1977-November 1978
Folder 40 Press Releases
Folder 41 USWA International Election Results, District 15 and Master Sheet by Districts, 1977
Folder 42 International Elections Results

Series V. Mon Valley Unemployed Committee and Food Bank, 1982-1983

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains records related to the Mon Valley Food Bank and reflect the joint efforts of the Mon Valley Unemployed Committee and St. Peter's Church in McKeesport, Pennsylvania to provide food assistance to laid-off local union members. While working with the Mon Valley Unemployed Committee, Domike was responsible for the St. Peter's Church Food Bank's newsletters, which are included in this series along with minutes, correspondence, and press releases.


Box 2
Folder 1-4 Newsletters, Minutes, Correspondence, and Member Lists

Series VI. Crashin' Out: Hard Times in McKeesport Oral History Project, 1983

Scope and Content Notes:

The Crashin' Out: Hard Times in McKeesport Oral History Project records consist of audio cassettes and transcripts, a bibliography, papers regarding oral history techniques, a Mon Valley Unemployed Committee slide show script about McKeesport, research, field questions, and photo essays. Interviews for the project were completed by students hired under a Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) grant. The goal of the grant was to talk to people who lived through the Great Depression or had personal experiences with the 1980s downturn of the steel industry in the Monongahela Valley.

Subseries 1. Crashin' Out: Hard Times in McKeesport, Oral History Project Material, 1983


Box 2
Folder 5 Bibliography
Folder 6 Oral History Techniques
Folder 7 Conducting an Interview
Folder 8 Mon Valley Unemployment Committee Slideshow Script
Folder 9 First Pages of Book
Folder 10 Slideshow
Folder 11 Elizabeth Township Historical Society
Folder 12 List of Book Donations
Folder 13 Flyers for Public Presentation
Folder 14 Completed Legal Releases
Folder 15 Office Inventory and Calender
Folder 16 Supervisor's Time Sheets
Folder 17 Student Interviews
Folder 18 Supervisor Handbook
Folder 19 Notes and Field Questions
Folder 20 Research
Folder 21 Receipts Incurred
Folder 22 Handwritten Grant Proposals
Folder 23 McKeesport Newspaper Clippings, 1970-1994
Folder 24 Mon-Valley Unemployed Committee Summer Youth Employment Oral History Project, 1983
Folder 25 Photographs and Photo Essays
Folder 26-29 Edited Interviews

Subseries 2. Crashin' Out: Hard Times in McKeesport, Oral History Project Interviews, 1983


Box 2
Folder 30 Interview of Paul Edna Barnes
Folder 31 Interview of Junious Brown
Folder 32 Interview of Lois Brown
Folder 33 Interview of Nick and Joanne Burton
Folder 34 Interview of Samuel Buckman
Folder 35 Interview of Arthur Cready, et al.
Folder 36 Interview of Bernadine Davis
Folder 37 Interview of Phil DiRoca
Folder 38 Interview of Rocky Doratio
Folder 39 Interview of Linda Ganzak
Folder 40 Interview of Dick Grace
Folder 41 Interview of Percy Garland
Folder 42 Interview of Andrew Jakomas
Folder 43 Interview of Wilda Ketchum
Folder 44 Interview of Oscar Lechman
Folder 45 Interview of Peter Lupo
Folder 46 Interview of Phil McGuigan
Folder 47 Interview of Frank Muic
Folder 48 Interview of Virginia Murray
Folder 49 Interview of Joseph Odorcich
Folder 50 Interview of Barney Oursler
Folder 51 Interview of Marie Papula
Folder 52 Interview of Rich Pompanio
Folder 53 Interview of Reuben Sayles
Folder 54 Interview of Tim Session
Folder 55 Interview of Fred Stipkovitz
Folder 56 Interview of Jackie Sutrice
Folder 57 Interview of Michael Tokarsly
Folder 58 Interview of Tony Tomko
Folder 59 Interview of George Vukmanic
Folder 60 Interview of Anna May Williams

Subseries 3. Crashin' Out: Hard Times in McKeesport, Interview Cassettes


Box 3
Cassette 1 Interview of Paul Edna Barnes
Cassette 2 Interview of Junious Brown
Cassette 3 Interview of Lois Brown
Cassette 4 Interview of Nick and Joanne Burton
Cassette 5 Interview of Samuel Buckman
Cassette 6 Interview of Arthur Cready, et al.
Cassette 7 Interview of Bernadine Davis
Cassette 8 Interview of Phil DiRoca
Cassette 9 Interview of Rocky Doratio
Cassette 10 Interview of Linda Ganzak
Cassette 11 Interview of Dick Grace
Cassette 12 Interview of Percy Garland
Cassette 13 Interview of Andrew Jakomas
Cassette 14 Interview of Wilda Ketchum
Cassette 15 Interview of Oscar Lechman
Cassette 16 Interview of Peter Lupo
Cassette 17 Interview of Phil McGuigan
Cassette 18 Interview of Frank Muic
Cassette 19 Interview of Virginia Murray
Cassette 20 Interview of Joseph Odorcich
Cassette 21 Interview of Barney Oursler
Cassette 22 Interview of Marie Papula
Cassette 23 Interview of Rich Pompanio
Cassette 24 Interview of Reuben Sayles
Cassette 25 Interview of Tim Session
Cassette 26 Interview of Fred Stipkovitz
Cassette 27 Interview of Jackie Sutrice
Cassette 28 Interview of Michael Tokarsly
Cassette 29 Interview of Tony Tomko
Cassette 30 Interview of George Vukmanic
Cassette 31 Interview of Anna May Williams

Series VII. The River Ran Red

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains five subseries relating to Domike's work as the film's co-producer. Topics include funding, movie production, research materials, the film premiere, and book material.

Subseries 1. Funding

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries details the fundraising efforts for The River Ran Red, including applications to such granting agencies as the Pennsylvania Humanties Council, correspondence with potential donors and correspondence with several Pennsylvania legislators regarding their recommendation of the film for a state legislative initiative led by the Department of Community Affairs to bring grant money to the project. Project budgets and financial information documenting Mon Valley Media's non-profit eligibility are also present.


Box 4
Folder 1 Legal Documents Regarding Made in the USA Productions, 1975-1990
Folder 2 Legal Correspondence from Elsa Rassbach, 1988-1992
Folder 3 Pennsylvania Humanities Council Post Production and Grant Reports
Folder 4 Pennsylvania Humanities Council Mini-Grant, 1990-1991
Folder 5 Pittsburgh Filmmakers Auditor's Report and Budget, 1990-91
Folder 6 Pennsylvania Humanities Council Matching Funds, Checks and Donor Certification Forms, March 24, 1991
Folder 7 Pennsylvania Humanities Council Gifts, October, 1991
Folder 8 Pennsylvania Humanities Council Guidelines and Forms to be Submitted, October, 1991
Folder 9 Pennsylvania Humanities Council Correspondence, 1991
Folder 10 Christmas Party Fundraiser, December 1991
Folder 11 Pennsylvania Humanities Council Reports, 1991-1992
Folder 12 Pennsylvania Humanities Council Grant Application, 1991-1992
Folder 13 USWA Contributions, 1991-1993
Folder 14 Representative Chris McNally and the State Legislative Initiative Grant, 1991-1993
Folder 15 Senator Mike Dawida and the State Legislative Initiative, 1991-1993
Folder 16 Representative David Levdansky and the State Legislative Initiative, 1991-1993
Folder 17 Representative William Deweese and the State Legislative Initiative, 1991-1993
Folder 18 American Income Life Insurance Co., 1991-1993
Folder 19 Maurice Falk Medical Foundation, 1991-1993
Folder 20 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, 1991-1993
Folder 21 Fundraising Appeals, 1991-1993
Folder 22 Pittsburgh Foundation, 1991-1994
Folder 23 Mon Valley Media Budgets, 1991-1994
Folder 24 Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, 1992
Folder 25 Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Grant Application, 1992
Folder 26 Philadelphia American Federation of Teachers, 1992
Folder 27 Canadian Autoworkers Union, 1992
Folder 28 Carpenters District Council, Secretary/Treasurer Robert Argentine, 1992
Folder 29 Communication Workers of America, 1992
Folder 30 Henderson and Goldberg, P.C., 1992
Folder 31 Jubilierer, Pass and Intrieri, 1992
Folder 32 Pittsburgh Firefighters Local #1, 1992
Folder 33 Teamsters, 1992
Folder 34 Steel Industry Heritage Corporation, 1992-1993
Folder 35 Service Employees International Union, 1992-1993
Folder 36 Blue Cross of Western Pennsylvania, 1992-1993
Folder 37 Caroselli, Spagnolli, and Beachler, 1992-1993
Folder 38 Pennsylvania Humanities Council Continuing Media Grant, 1993
Folder 39 Donnet Fund, Inc., 1993
Folder 40 Mid-Atlantic Region Media Arts Fellowships, 1993
Folder 41 Legislative Initiative Grant, 1993
Folder 42 Fundraising Update Mailing, February 1993
Folder 43 Joseph Beirne Foundation, 1993-1994
Folder 44 The River Ran Red Budget Summary
Folder 45 Pennsylvania Humanities Council Blank Forms
Folder 46 Agreement between Co-Editors of Book
Folder 47 Application to Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Mon Valley Initiative
Folder 48 Snee-Reinhardt Charitable Foundation
Folder 49 Clippings Regarding Women Owned Companies
Folder 50 Potential Funders for The River Ran Red Study Guide
Folder 51 Possible Funders Information
Folder 52 Draft Letter and Generic Executive Summary for Potential Funders in Labor
Folder 53 IRS Correspondence with Pittsburgh Filmmakers and Mon Valley Media Regarding Income Tax Exemption
Folder 54 Homestead Fundraising
Folder 55 Photograph Costs

Box 5
Folder 1 Fundraising Labor Mailing List

Subseries 2. The River Ran Red, Movie production

Scope and Content Notes:

The files in this subseries include resumes and credentials of several of the actors and crew members of The River Ran Red documentary. Other documents include information on research, film logs and on-site scene filming, and details on the sound recordings used in the movie. Many of the articles in the research section are repeated, with different notes and highlighting depending on the topic of the folder.

New Materials added October 2011.


Box 5
Folder 2 Credits List, Plus and EDL Printout with Computer Disks
Folder 3 Crew List
Folder 4 Cinematographers
Folder 5 Prop Contributor List
Folder 6 Recording Narration, Blair Brown
Folder 7 Crew Resumes
Folder 8 Actors' Resumes
Folder 9 Narrator Blair Brown Correspondence, 1993
Folder 10 Artist Fred Carlson, 1992
Folder 11 Artist Charles Ingram, 1992-1993
Folder 12 Artists Stacey Innerst and Bob Qualters, 1992-1993
Folder 13 New World Records-- Yankee Brass Band Correspondence
Folder 14 Musician Neely Bruce Correspondence
Folder 15 Archie Green and Homestead Strike Songs
Folder 16 Lists and Notes for Music
Folder 17 Music Rights Clearance
Folder 18 Sheet Music
Folder 19 Musician Mike Sweeney's Cassette
Folder 20 Sound Effects
Folder 21 Blank Release Forms for Image and Property
Folder 22 Scene Location Authorization, 1992-1993
Folder 23 Clayton and River Shoots, Production Schedules
Folder 24 Courthouse and Jail Correspondence Photographs and Negatives
Folder 25 Homestead Dead and Wounded Gravesite Photographs
Folder 26 Scotland Correspondence
Folder 27 Train Footage
Folder 28 PBS Program Producer's Handbook
Folder 29 New York Voice-Over Trip
Folder 30 Pittsburgh Filmmakers
Folder 31 Distribution Plan
Folder 32 Foundation Pages
Folder 33 Corporate Originals
Folder 34 Original The River Ran Red Support Letters
Folder 35 Graphics and Greater Pittsburgh
Folder 36 Debolt and Homestead Fires, April 11-13, 1992
Folder 37 Edit Decision Lists
Folder 38 Field Logs
Folder 39 Film Logs and Videotaped Stills
Folder 40 Lab Reports
Folder 41 Log Sheet Blank Forms
Folder 42-43 Edit Logs in Camera Roll Order
Folder 44 Video Logs/Stills in Video Real Order
Folder 45-46 Logs for Filmed Stills

Box 6
Folder 1 Audio and Sound Effects Log
Folder 2 Script Copies with Edit Notes and the Homestead DemolitionResearch

Section: New Material Added, 2011


Box 73
Folder 1 Camera and Sound Logs, 1992
Folder 2 Draft Script, 1992
Folder 3 Draft Script, January 1992
Folder 4 Draft Script, April 1992
Folder 5 Draft Script, December 1992
Folder 6 Draft Script, January 1993
Folder 7 Draft Script for Voice Overs, 1992
Folder 8 Final Draft Script with Narrator Recording Notes, 1993
Folder 9 Interview of and Correspondence with Harold Ruttenberg, 1991-1992
Folder 10 Interviews of Homestead Retirees, 1991
Folder 11 Interview of Monsignor Charles Owen Rice, 1991
Folder 12 Project Summary as Original Title, "Monongahela Morning," undated
Folder 13 Review Published in the Public Historian, 1993
Folder 14 Shooting Logs, 1991-1992
Folder 15 Sound Logs, 1993
Folder 16 Study Guide, 1994

Subseries 3. Research

Scope and Content Notes:

This section contains materials collected while researching for The River Ran Red. These documents were accumulated from a variety of archives and libraries across the country and include essays that appear in books regarding the Homestead strike, late-nineteenth century labor issues, and the steel industry. Also present are copies of newspaper articles from 1892 which discuss the Homestead conflict.


Box 6
Volume 1 Rivers of Steel
Folder 3 The Nation Review of The Killing Floor
Folder 4 Play Steel/City, 1976
Folder 5 Congressional Investigation Articles, 1892
Folder 6 U.S. Senate Investigation Articles, 1893
Folder 7 E. C. Kirkland, "Dream and Thought in the Business Community", 1860-1900
Folder 8 Pictorial History of American Labor by William Cahn
Folder 9 American Labor by M.B. Schnapper
Folder 10 Parks: A Part of Pittsburgh by the Citizen's Committee on City Planning of Pittsburgh, 1923
Folder 11 Homestead: The Households of a Mill Town by Margaret Byington
Folder 12 Pittsburgh Index, 1903-1904
Folder 13 Louis Sullivan and the Chicago School by Nancy Frazer
Folder 14 J.J. McIlyar: an Autobiography
Folder 15 Steel Bibliography by Bob Noble, 1981
Folder 16 History Books' Account of Strike
Folder 17-18 Cloud by Day Photographs
Folder 19 Fort Frick or The Siege of Homestead by Myron Stowell
Folder 20 History of the First Methodist Episcopal Church
Folder 21 Inside History of the Carnegie Steel Company
Folder 22 Emma Goldman in America by Alice Wexler
Folder 23 Wage Earning Pittsburgh, ed. Paul Underwood Kellogg
Folder 24 Who Built America? American Social History Project
Folder 25 Tribune Almanac, 1892
Folder 26 Labor Poems
Folder 27 Account of the Homestead Strike by Robert P. Dickson
Folder 28 Strikers, Communists, Tramps, and Detectives by Allan Pinkerton
Folder 29 Pinkertons by James D. Horan
Folder 30 London by Dore and Jerrold
Folder 31 The Lockout, 1892
Folder 32 Labor Rights, 1892
Folder 33 Legal Articles, 1892
Folder 34 Legal Articles
Folder 35 Management Articles, 1892
Folder 36 Militia Articles
Folder 37 Negotiations, 1892
Folder 38-39 Pinkertons
Folder 40 Reflections After the Strike
Folder 41 Strike Activities

Box 7
Folder 1 Technology/Economics
Folder 2 Mrs. Finch and Other Women
Folder 3 Steel Workers Organizing Committee (S.W.O.C.)
Folder 4 Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, 1990-1993
Folder 5 George Meany Labor Archives, 1991-1992
Folder 6 Chicago Historical Society, 1991-1993
Folder 7 George Eastman House, 1991-1993
Folder 8 Braddock Library, 1992
Folder 9 Bill Gaughan Collection, 1992
Folder 10 Carnegie Museum's Swank Photographs, 1993
Folder 11 John Gates Coke Photographs, 1993
Folder 12 Hagley Museum and Library, 1993
Folder 13 Lewis Hine Images, 1993
Folder 14 American Social History Project and National Police Gazette Image, 1993
Folder 15 Bettman Commercial Archives, 1993
Folder 16 Drake Well Museum Oil Well Image, 1993
Folder 17 Johnstown Area Heritage Association Steel Mill Footage, 1993
Folder 18 Library of Congress, 1993
Folder 19 Pennsylvania Room Photographs from Carnegie Library
Folder 20 Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum in Dunfermline, Scotland
Folder 21 Carnegie Library in Homestead
Folder 22 Carnegie Mellon University Archives
Folder 23 Culver Commercial Archives Pictures
Folder 24 Carnegie Music Hall Archives in New York
Folder 25 Frick Archives
Folder 26 Frick Archives
Folder 27 Recorder of Deeds
Folder 28 Pittsburgh Survey Photographs from the University of Pittsburgh Falk Library
Folder 29 Hillman Library and Archives, University of Pittsburgh
Folder 30 Photographs of Lowell, Massachusetts
Folder 31 Museum of the City of New York
Folder 32 National Archives and Records Administration
Folder 33 National Park Service
Folder 34 New York Historical Society
Folder 35 New York Municipal Archives
Folder 36 New York Public Library
Folder 37 Pattee Library Historical Collections and Labor Archives, Pennsylvania State University
Folder 38 New York Society Library

Box 8
Folder 1 Pittsburgh History and Landmarks
Folder 2 Rare Book Search Information
Folder 3 Smithsonian and Hirschorn
Folder 4 Pennsylvania State Archives
Folder 5 Steamship Society of America
Folder 6 UCIR, University of Pittsburgh Photographic Center
Folder 7 Notes on Andrew Carnegie
Folder 8 Homestead Library research
Folder 9 Library Research
Folder 10 Homestead Related Articles
Folder 11-12 Homestead, 1892
Folder 13 Samuel Gompers Letters
Folder 14 Randy Harris Photographs
Folder 15 B.L.H. Dabbs
Folder 16 Black Workers
Folder 17 Pastor McIlyar Articles
Folder 18 Articles Regarding the Amalgamated Association #2
Folder 19 Mock Amalgamated Document Articles
Folder 20 Articles on the Amalgamated Association #1
Folder 21 Frick Assassination Attempt Articles
Folder 22 Alexander Berkman Articles
Folder 23 Andrew Carnegie Articles
Folder 24 John McLuckie
Folder 25 Thomas Crawford Article
Folder 26 Hugh O'Donnell
Folder 27 Henry Clay Frick Articles
Folder 28 Ethnic and Unskilled Labor Articles
Folder 29 Irish World and Industrial Labor Articles
Folder 30 Chicago Times from Chicago Historical Society
Folder 31 Harper's Weekly Photographs
Folder 32 Harper's Weekly, 1892
Folder 33 McClure's Magazine Photographs and Articles
Folder 34 McClure's Magazine, 1892
Folder 35 Pennsylvania Magazine Correspondence and Article
Folder 36 The Pittsburgh Dispatch, July 6, 1892
Folder 37 Pittsburgh Press Photographs
Folder 38 Pittsburgh Press, 1892
Folder 39 Scribner's, 1894
Folder 40 Utica Saturday Globe, July, 1892
Folder 41-42 Pittsburg Leader, 1892
Folder 43 Frank Leslie's Weekly, 1892-1893
Folder 44 The Iron Trade Review, 1892
Folder 45 The Engineering and Mining Journal, 1892
Folder 46 St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 1892

Box 9
Folder 1 The Iron Age, 1892
Folder 2-3 The World, 1892
Folder 4 London Times and Newspaper Research
Folder 5-6 Labor Tribune, 1892
Folder 7 New York Times, 1892
Folder 8 New York Herald, 1892
Folder 9 Pittsburgh Commercial Gazette, 1892
Folder 10 Pittsburgh Post, 1892
Folder 11 Pittsburgh Post and Pittsburgh Evening Telegraph, 1892
Folder 12 Homestead Local News, 1892
Folder 13 Pittsburgh Times, 1882, 1892
Folder 14 Pittsburgh Dispatch, 1892
Folder 15 Trade Union of Pittsburgh and Allegheny, Their History, 1895
Folder 16 Miscellaneous News Clippings, 1892
Folder 17 Aftermath of the Homestead Strike

Subseries 4. Press and Premiere

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries details the premiere of The River Ran Red documentary and the reviews of the movie. Included are news clippings, press releases, and Homestead Centennial Committee information contributing to the awareness of the Homestead strike. Also present are merchandise requests and a River Ran Red t-shirt.


Box 9
Folder 18 Advertisements, Press Releases, and Programs for The River Ran Red, 1993
Folder 19 Publicity Photographs
Folder 20 The River Ran Red Ariel Dorfman, LaRoche, and Miscellaneous Press
Folder 21 Homestead Steel Strike Centennial Activities, 1992
Folder 22 Homestead Centennial Committee Resumes
Folder 23 Homestead Consultants and Advisor's Confirmation
Folder 24 Homestead 1892 Centennial Committee's Cultural Committee
Folder 25 Newspaper Clippings on the Homestead Strike, 1990s
Folder 26 Press Kit Originals, 1993
Folder 27 Press Packet for Newsletter Mailing
Folder 28 Press File
Folder 29 Press List
Folder 30 Letters of Support, 1993
Folder 31 Community Contacts
Folder 32 Letters from Advisors
Folder 33 Labor Studies Forum, 1994
Folder 34 Mailing List for Direct Mail Compiled by Susan Gross
Folder 35 Direct Mail Follow-Up

Box 10
Folder 1 Premiere Materials, 1993
Folder 2 Program Advertisements
Folder 3 The River Ran Red Premiere Ticket Reservations
Folder 4 Screening Invitation, November 11, 1992
Folder 5 Labor's Corner Homestead Show, 1990
Folder 6 The River Ran Red Teachers' Guide
Folder 7 Comments on Project and Harrisburg Legislator List, 1990-1991
Folder 8 Pennsylvania Labor Management Network, 1990-1991
Folder 9 Iron and Steel Technology Change Articles
Folder 10 Reviews and News Clippings
Folder 11 Published Summaries and Reviews, 1991-1994

Subseries 5. The River Ran Red, Book material

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains information regarding the book based created from the documentary. Files include a bibliography, book orders, and reviews. Photographs used in the book can be found in Series VIII.


Box 10
Folder 12 Book Bibliography
Folder 13 Letters and Proposal Confirmations for Book
Folder 14 Miscellaneous Materials for Book
Folder 15 Book Notes
Folder 16 Book Sidebars
Folder 17 Book Reviews, 1992-1993
Object 1 The River Ran Red T-Shirt

Series VIII. Committees, Rallies, and Strikes, 1977-1984

Scope and Content Notes:

This series documents various labor related committees, rallies, and strikes in the western Pennsylvania region.


Box 12
Folder 1 Women of Steel, 1977-1984
Folder 2 Steelworkers Fight Back, 1977
Folder 3 Rally in the Valley, 1985
Folder 4 USX Clairton Coke Works USWA Local 1557, 1977-1984
Folder 5 Steelworkers Stand Up Press Conference, May 31, 1977
Folder 6 USWA Rally at Station Square, 1983
Folder 7 Tri-State Meeting at Turtle Creek, 1984
Folder 8 J&L Coke Works, 1983
Folder 9 ICU Conference, William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, May 14, 1984
Folder 10 Jobs, Peace, and Freedom March, August, 1983
Folder 11 St. Peter's Church Steelworker Food Bank, 1984
Folder 12-13 Mon Valley Unemployed Committee, 1983-1984
Folder 14 Ed Asner at Rainbow Kitchen, January 19, 1983
Folder 15 Workers' Power in Chicago, 1976
Folder 16 Coal Miners Rally in Pittsburgh, 1978
Folder 17 Mellon Bank Rally in Homestead, 1983
Folder 18 Support our Neighborhood Action Coalition Giant Eagle Rally, 1983
Folder 19 Comeback Conference
Folder 20 Mondale/Ferraro Presidential Rally in Boston, 1984
Folder 21 Westinghouse Air Brake Company Strike
Folder 22 Pittsburgh Gold and Silver Exchange March Against Apartheid in South Africa, 1985
Folder 23 Teamsters for a Democratic Union
Folder 24 Women's Peace Encampment in Seneca, New York, 1984
Folder 25 Thomas Merton Center, 1984
Folder 26 Grand Concourse Strike

Series IX. Audio/Visual Materials

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains video and audio cassettes and reel to reel film recording Domike's work on Labor's Corner, The River Ran Red, Women of Steel, Life Without Father, Niccaribe, and Out of This Furnace: A Walking Tour. Also included are various reports and interviews regarding Pittsburgh and the steel industry, such as those on the Steel Valley Authority. Reports about union strikes at and the United Mine Workers are also present. It should be noted that many of the titles are only a brief synopsis or part of what may be written on a case and/or its item, as many items include detailed descriptions and further information than a title.

Subseries 1. Labor's Corner

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains episodes of the weekly half-hour television program Labor's Corner which was produced by Domike and discussed issues concerning Pittsburgh area workers and labor unions. The show filmed sixty episodes from 1987-1990 and appeared on Pittsburgh public television station, WQEX.


Box 13
Video 001-030 Labor's Corner Videos (30 Betacam)

Box 14
Video 031-051 Labor's Corner Videos (14 Betacam, 4 VHS, 3 3/4" Umatic)

Box 76
Video 810-842 Labor's Corner Videos (30 Betacam, 1 VHS, 2 UMATIC )
Labor's Corner

Interview conducted by Mark McCollough with Peter Gilmore and Gary Huck regarding Fred Wright.

  • Digitization in progress.

Subseries 2. The River Ran Red

Scope and Content Notes:

The videos in this subseries are all part of the production of The River Ran Red documentary. Included are raw footage, stock footage, voice overs, and the finished edit of the film.


Box 15
Video 052-062 The River Ran Red Videos (5 Betacam, 2 VHS, 4 3/4" Umatic)

Box 16
Video 063-072 The River Ran Red Videos (10 3/4" Umatic)

Box 17
Video 073-093 The River Ran Red Videos (30 Betacam)

Box 18
Video 103-127 The River Ran Red Videos (20 Betacam, 5 3/4" Umatic)

Box 19
Video 128-137 The River Ran Red Videos (10 3/4" Umatic)

Box 20
Video 138-147 The River Ran Red Videos (10 3/4" Umatic)

Box 21
Video 148-157 The River Ran Red Videos (10 3/4" Umatic)

Box 22
Video 158-167 The River Ran Red Videos (10 3/4" Umatic)

Box 23
Video 168-177 The River Ran Red Videos (10 3/4" Umatic)

Box 58
Video 715 The River Ran Red Videos (1 3/4" Tape)

Subseries 3. Women of Steel

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains all of the footage, audio, interviews and stock images used to create the 1985 documentary Women of Steel. The film follows a group of women during their time as steelworkers and their lives after the collapse of the steel industry. Women of Steel has won numerous first place awards from The National Commission on Working Women Broadcast Awards, The National Educational Film Festival, and the Tucson Women's Video Festival.


Box 24
Video 178-189 Women of Steel Videos (9 3/4" Umatic)

Box 25
Video 190-201 Women of Steel Videos (12 3/4" Umatic)

Box 26
Video 202-213 Women of Steel Videos (12 3/4" Umatic)

Box 27
Video 214-225 Women of Steel Videos (12 3/4" Umatic)

Box 28
Video 226-238 Women of Steel Videos (11 3/4" Umatic, 2 VHS)

Box 29
Video 243-250 Women of Steel Videos (7 VHS)

Box 58
Video 716 Women of Steel Videos (1 3/4" Tape)

Subseries 4. Life Without Father

Scope and Content Notes:

The contents of this series are a variety of formats of tape documenting the creation of the Life Without Father documentary. Much of the footage is of the interviews of the women featured in the film, but raw footage and the end product are present as well. The final documentary follows three single mothers by choice. The documentary underwent several name changes, with most tapes being labeled SMC (Single Mothers Coalition), but all of the items in this series all pertain to Life Without Father.


Box 29
Video 239-242, 251-252 Life Without Father Videos (2 VHS, 4 3/4" Umatic)

Box 30
Video 253-264 Life Without Father Videos (12 3/4" Umatic)

Box 31
Video 265-276 Life Without Father Videos (12 3/4" Umatic )

Box 32
Video 277-288 Life Without Father Videos (12 3/4" Umatic)

Box 33
Video 289-300 Life Without Father Videos (12 3/4" Umatic)

Box 34
Video 301-309 Life Without Father Videos (6 3/4" Umatic, 2 VHS)

Box 58
Video 717 Life Without Father Videos (1 3/4" Tape)

Subseries 5. Nicarribe

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries holds the extensive documentation of the production of Niccaribe. This documentary was filmed in Nicaragua and focuses on the lands and people of the Atlantic coast, also known as Niccaribe. Interviews about the community, people's heritage, the role of the church, and politics of the 'Niccaribe' area are featured. The interviewees discuss the attempted revolution and military oppression they experienced as well.


Box 34
Video 310-317 Nicarribe Videos (5 Betacam, 1 VHS, 2 3/4" Umatic)

Box 35
Video 318-347 Nicarribe Videos (30 Betacam)

Box 36
Video 348-362 Nicarribe Videos (14 Betacam, 1 3/4" Umatic)

Box 37
Video 363-376 Nicarribe Videos (9 VHS, 5 3/4" Umatic )

Box 38
Video 377-387 Nicarribe Videos (11 3/4" Umatic)

Box 39
Video 388-391 Nicarribe Videos (2 VHS, 9 Betacam, 5 3/4" Umatic)

Subseries 6. Out of This Furnace: A Walking Tour of Thomas Bell's Novel

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries of videocassettes comprises footage taken for the walking tour of Thomas Bell's novel, Out of This Furnace which documents three generations of mill workers in Braddock, Pennsylvania. The film was developed by Steffie Domike and David Demarest. Demarest was responsible for the book's 1976 reissue by the University of Pittsburgh Press and its afterword. Led by Demarest, the viewer is taken on a trip through Braddock using recent footage, commentary, historic photographs, and readings from the novel.


Box 39
Video 392-403 Out of This Furnace: A Walking Tour of Thomas Bell's Novel Videos (9 Betacam, 2 VHS)

Subseries 7. Steel Valley Authority

Scope and Content Notes:

The Steel Valley Authority was created in 1986 as a coalition of several municipalities in the Mon Valley. Their goal was to revitalize the economic base of the area, including where possible the preservation of its status as a world steel making center. Another goal of the Steel Valley Authority was to explore the possibility of public ownership of abandoned or soon to be abandoned industrial facilities. This subseries contains interviews with several key figures in the Steel Valley Authority, as well as footage of several of the Authority's meetings. The Steel Valley Authority was still active as of 2007 and its main areas of focus include the creation or preservation of industrial jobs, community development, and investing in small to medium sized industrial businesses.


Box 40
Video 404-415 Steel Valley Authority Videos (12 3/4" Umatic)

Box 41
Video 416-427 Steel Valley Authority Videos (12 3/4" Umatic)

Box 42
Video 428-439 Steel Valley Authority Videos (12 3/4" Umatic)

Box 43
Video 440-453 Steel Valley Authority Videos (7 VHS, 7 3/4" Umatic)

Subseries 8. Assorted Video

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains a large variety of video cassettes regarding such topics as the 1990 Greyhound strike, the United Mine Workers of America, and episodes of Domike's television program, On Camera, which featured independently produced films. There is also plenty of raw footage that feature small projects like promotional videos for United Steelworkers of America, Pennsylvania Department of Education, and other organizations, visual explorations of historical towns, documentation of various events, and tapes made up solely of videoed images. Some of the items in this subseries were not produced or filmed by Domike but were a part of her collection.


Box 43
Video 454 Balcony 1 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 455 Balcony 2 Feeney and Friends auction (1 3/4" Umatic)

Box 44
Video 456 Balcony 3 Anne Feeney (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 457 Balcony 4 Feeney September 29, 1989 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 458 Balcony 5 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 459 Balcony 6 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 460 Balcony 7 Pete Seeger and John Handcox (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 461 Balcony 8 Finale, Roll the Union On, If I had a Hammer, Solidarity Forever (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 462 Hazel Dickens Interview - 8 September 30, 1989 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 463 Dr. Joe Interview - 9 September 29, 1989 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 464 John Hancock Interview - 10 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 465-470 #1-6 Labor Arts Fest September 29, 1989 (7 3/4" Umatic)

Box 45
Video 471 #7 Labor Arts Fest September 29, 1989 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 472 Pete Seeger Interview September 30, 1989 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 473 Tom Juravich interview October 1, 1989 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 474 Shaun Nethercott Interview of Workers' Lives/Workers' Stories September 30, 1989 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 475-484 Balcony #1-10 Graffiti September 30, 1989 (8 3/4" Umatic)

Box 46
Video 485-486 #3-4 Floor Saturday, Workers' Lives/Workers' Stories September 30, 1989 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 487 What Do We Win? East Liberty - UNO (1 VHS)
Video 488 What Do We Win? Homestead (1 VHS)
Video 489 What Do We Win? Homestead #1 and 3 Rivers (1 VHS)
Video 490 What Do We Win? Squirrel Hill 1996 (1 VHS)
Video 491 Dubbed Footage "Who is the We?" 1996 (1 VHS)
Video 492-493 Sq. Hill SVHS #5-6 (2 VHS)
Video 494 On Camera #103 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 495 On Camera #107 (1 VHS)
Video 496 On Camera #105 and #106 (1 VHS)
Video 497 On Camera #107 and #108 - Experimental and Animations (1 VHS)
Video 498 On Camera #201 (1 VHS)
Video 499 On Camera #1 (1 VHS)
Video 500 Pioneer Oasis - Old Bedford Village (1 VHS)
Video 501 Bedford #1 - Pioneer Historical Society May 29, 1996 (1 VHS)
Video 502 Bedford #2 - Old Bedford Village June 22, 1996 (1 VHS)

Box 46
Video 503 Bedford Neg. Xfer Dupe from Beta December 4, 1995 (1 VHS)
Video 504 Bedford Negative Transfer December 1, 1995 (1 Betacam)
Video 505 Steffi Domike Documentation - "Who is the We?", "John & Sarah", "360°" (1 VHS)
Video 506-507 On Camera Special Reel #1-2 (2 Betacam)

Box 47
Video 508-511 Sq. Hill SVHS #1-4 Rummykub, Darts, Mahjongg (4 VHS)
Video 512-516 Tom Fagan #1-5 February 1, 1988 (5 3/4" Umatic)
Video 517-20 UMWA #1-4 (4 3/4" Umatic)

Box 48
Video 521-526 UMWA #5-10 (6 3/4" Umatic)
Video 527 USWA Hands Across America May 2, 1986 (1 VHS)
Video 528 Duquesne Meeting #4 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 529 360° An Urban Ecology Project - Dub from Hi-8 (1 VHS)
Video 530 360° - Back alley April 14, 1996 (1 VHS)
Video 531 Stephanie (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 532 Homestead Destruction January 17, 1989 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 533 USWA Rally B Roll August 29, 1989 (1 Betacam)
Video 534 Camp Solidarity #6 Interviews (1 Betacam)
Video 535 Camp Solidarity #5 Food Delivery (1 Betacam)
Video 536 Camp Solidarity #4 Ron Baker Interview (1 Betacam)
Video 537 Camp Solidarity #3 Breakfast (1 Betacam)
Video 538 Camp Solidarity #2 Musicians (1 Betacam)
Video 539 Camp Solidarity #1 Musicians (1 Betacam)
Video 540-542 #2-4 (3 Betacam)
Video 543-544 The Business of America Reel 1-2 (2 Betacam)

Box 49
Video 545-546 Homestead Reel 1-2 May 4, 1988 (2 3/4" Umatic)
Video 547 Homestead Heritage: Lessons for Tomorrow January 1989 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 548 Recharge South Side Steel March 29, 1989 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 549 Split Tracks - Forging a Future in Steel 1991 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 550 H-9 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 551 Deadly Dilemma (Toxics in the workplace), The Bayview Massacre, Snowing in the Tropics (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 552 Health Care Reform TV Spots 1990 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 553 The Year in Labor VNR December 26, 1990 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 556 UPERC People Equal to the Task (1 3/4" Umatic)

Box 50
Video 554 Homestead Destruction Reel 2 January 17, 1989 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 555 Dusquesne - Save Dorothy Meeting #3 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 557 ERA Supporters March December 28, 1984 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 558 Forging a Future in Steel - Field tape #2 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 559 T-Rex Roll #2 "Duquesne Demolition" January 30, 1995 (1 VHS)
Video 560 "Duquesne" 1-Lite film transfer December 4, 1995 (1 VHS)
Video 561 "Duquesne" A Pictorial History (1 VHS)
Video 562 Mon Valley Media "T. Rex" 1-Light transfer March 30, 1994 (1 VHS)
Video 563-566 Tom Dawson (4 3/4" Umatic)
Video 567 Tyranny Rex sample tape (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 568 "Duquesne" 1-Lite film transfer December 1, 1995 (1 Betacam)
Video 569 Raw footage Duquesne demo January 13, 1995 (1 Betacam)

Box 51
Video 570 LMC #11 Pittsburgh Skyline (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 571 LMC #9 Thomas Foerster and Airport scenes (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 572 LMC #3 T.J. McGarvey and Paul Stackhouse (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 573 LMC #10 Midfield Terminal Cement Pour September 7, 1989 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 574 LMC #1 Three Rivers Area Civic (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 575 LMC #2 3 Rivers LMC (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 576 Working Safely: Joint Safety and Health Committees (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 577 Filmmakers of Phila., Inc. Achievement and Challenge May 1981 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 578 University of Pittsburgh People Equal to the Task - remixed (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 579 Reel #100 MVM (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 580 Misc. Clips from USWA Transfers (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 581 We are the People - Selects of historical clips (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 582 Frank O'Brien (1 VHS)

Box 52
Video 583 Steffi Domike's Compilation Tape (1 VHS)
Video 584 United Steelworkers of America Reform at Last (1 VHS)
Video 585 $4 a Day? No Way! American Labor Education Center (1 VHS)
Video 586 Greyhound Protest Arrests (1 Betacam)
Video 587 Greyhound Support Rally from Washington Works (1 Betacam)
Video 588 Archival Footage - Mon Valley Steel Mills (1 Betacam)
Video 589 Labor Management #5 - biology lab Dr. McCall (1 Betacam)
Video 590 Labor Management #9 - CCAC Overviews (1 Betacam)
Video 591 Labor Management #7 - CCAC Library and Thomas Lennox (1 Betacam)
Video 592 Labor Management #6 - campus-Lou's clean exteriors library (1 Betacam)
Video 593 Working Safely: Joint Union Management Safety Committee (1 Betacam)
Video 594-595 "One Voice" Reel #1-2 (2 Betacam)
Video 596 You Can't Keep a Good Plant Down 1988 (1 Betacam)
Video 597 "Pioneers" 1990 (1 Betacam)
Video 598-599 Labor Live Msgr Rice Interview #1-2 September 4, 1990 (2 Betacam)
Video 600 Labor Live Open (1 Betacam)
Video 601 Labor Live Title (1 Betacam)
Video 602 Labor's Corner Open Promo Master tape #3 (1 Betacam)
Video 603 Labor's Corner Credits Pittston Rally #2 1989 (1 Betacam)
Video 604 Labor's Corner #58 Studio Tape (1 Betacam)
Video 605 Labor Day Parade Promo Video (1 Betacam)
Video 606 Labor's Corner Archive P&LE #1 of 3 (1 Betacam)
Video 607 Labor's Corner Field tape #1 Pittston March August 13, 1989 (1 Betacam)
Video 608 Greyhound Bus Station (1 Betacam)
Video 609-611 UMWA Pittston Rally #2-3 August 13, 1989 (3 Betacam)
Video 612 Labor Live Pilot Greyhound Intro (1 Betacam)
Video 613 Greyhound Narration (1 Betacam)

Box 53
Video 614-616 "Even the Heavens Weep" Tapes 1-3 (1 Betacam)
Video 617 "A Turn for the Best" (1 Betacam)
Video 618 "We're All Strangers in This World" master interview channel (1 Betacam)
Video 619 SEIU Dignity master (1 Betacam)
Video 620 Pittsburgh Gnostics 1 of 3 (1 Betacam)
Video 621 Steel Sticks N' Stones (1 VHS)
Video 622 P.M. Magazine Piston Dispute (1 VHS)
Video 623 "Recharge South Side Steel" (1 VHS)
Video 624 USWA "Caring with a Contract" December 12, 1985 (1 VHS)
Video 625 Work Worth Doing Part 1 and 2 (1 VHS)
Video 626 USWA Vidnet - Civil Rights "To Dream" (1 VHS)
Video 627 Steel Sticks N' Stones red titles 1996 (1 Betacam)
Video 628 Forging a Future in Steel field tape #1 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 629 Media Video Dub Healthcare Video (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 630 Leslie Ronder #2 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 631 Steel Sticks N' Stones from Toaster (1 Betacam)
Video 632 Paul and Steffi Compilation (1 Betacam)
Video 633 CFE at Clarkbar - Part II of Live feed at Beehive Sound (1 Betacam)

Box 54
Video 634 Health Care: Critical Condition (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 635-636 USWA Vidnet - "Caring with a Contract" December 15, 1986 (2 3/4" Umatic)
Video 637 "The Fight for our Lives" 1987 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 638 J&L Steel - Heinz 66 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 639 The Canterbury Tale unmixed master September 13, 1987 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 640-61 The Canterbury Tale in the coal fields October 1987 (2 3/4" Umatic)
Video 642-643 CWA/WRS video dub reel #1-2 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 644-645 Trade Secrets (1 VHS, 1 Betacam)
Video 646 Blakked - Fletcher family flicks (1 Betacam)
Video 647-648 Work Force #1-2 (2 Betacam)

Box 55
Video 649 Volta Redonda Strike Memorial Iser-Video-Brazil (1 VHS)
Video 650 Pittsburgh Working Together 1989 (1 VHS)
Video 651 Make Your Own Space April 27, 1987 (1 VHS)
Video 652 The Struggle for an American Way of Life: Coal Miners and Operators in Central PA. 1919-1933 (1 VHS)
Video 653 Safety & Health Music Video "More Than a Paycheck" March 13, 1990 (1 VHS)
Video 654 "Lives of Steel" WTAE CH 4 Through the Years Special July 19, 1989 (1 VHS)
Video 655 McKeesport Heritage Center Reflections - Part II (1 VHS)
Video 656 Pennsylvania Labor History Conference, Homestead October 4, 2003 (1 VHS)
Video 657 Steffi Domike's Resume Tape: "Women of Steel," "Caring...with a Contract," and "People Equal to the Task" (1 VHS)
Video 658 Andrew Carnegie (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 659 Make Your Own Space mixed master April 24, 1987 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 660 Space Master "Make Your Own Space" (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 661 Alex May 10, 1988 (1 3/4" Umatic)
Video 662 Military Spots (1 3/4" Umatic)

Box 56
Video 663 Steffi Domike (1 Betacam)
Video 664 Penn State J&L Mill Process #3 (1 Betacam)
Video 665-666 Links in the Chain Slides #1-2 (2 Betacam)
Video 667-671 Links in the Chain #1-5 (5 Betacam)
Video 672 Clairton Shoot Exteriors March 1988 (1 Betacam)
Video 673 Poland soundtrack (1 VHS)
Video 674-676 Bearing North Loop #1-3 (3 VHS)
Video 677 Bloodline loop for show 1997 (1 VHS)
Video 679 Terminal Time documentation reel 1999 (1 VHS)
Video 678 "Bloodline" SVHS loop, Skoki, Poland 1997 (1 VHS)
Video 680 Terminal Time raw footage of questions (1 VHS)
Video 681 Terminal Time prototype April 18, 1998 (1 VHS)
Video 682 Terminal Time prototype print (1 Betacam)
Video 683 J&L Steel: A New Beginning in Pittsburgh August 7, 1979 (1 Betacam)
Video 684 Penn State #8 J&L #2 (1 Betacam)
Video 685-686 Penn State #10-11 J&L #4-5 (2 Betacam)
Video 687 Penn State #7 J&L #1 June 5, 1990 (1 Betacam)
Video 688 Labor Management #8 Thomas Lennox (1 Betacam)
Video 689 "Monessen & Camping" August 9, 1995 (1 Betacam)
Video 690 Bullfight and Mumia demo (1 VHS)
Video 691 Eyes Loop (1 VHS)
Video 692 Weird Bug Movie Loop (1 VHS)

Box 57
Video 693-709 Building Pittsburgh (17 Betacam)
Video 710-713 Mapping the Heap 1997 (3 VHS, 1 Betacam)
Video 714 Building Pittsburgh edit master (1 Betacam)

Box 58
Video 718 "Memorial Day Massacre of 1937" April 4, 1988 (1 3/4" Tape)
Video 719 Labor Live (1 3/4" Tape)
Video 720 "Pittsburgh: Working Together" (1 3/4" Tape)
Video 721 "Forging a Future in Steel" July 17, 1991 (1 3/4" Tape)

Box 65
Cassette 722-723 Interviews on Demolition in Homestead (1 Hi8)
Cassette 724 Demolition Loop (1 Hi8)
Cassette 725 Mill interviews - Duquesne - Frank Samuels, Samuel Dent October 10, 1995 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 726 Mill Demolition Homestead (1 Hi8)
Cassette 727 Interview Homestead Retirees (1 Hi8)
Cassette 728 RRR Reels Homestead Mill Demo 1992 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 729 Maria's Story - Dewey Beach 1991 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 730 Women of Steel exteriors (1 Hi8)
Cassette 731 Women's group on Jo Elliot December 10, 1994 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 732 Cooperative Sandino, Pinata de Parcival (1 Hi8)
Cassette 733 Managua game, San Isidro July 19, 1989 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 734-735 360° Budd/Domike April 1996 (2 Hi8)
Cassette 736 Christmas 1995 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 737 New Years Interview (1 Hi8)
Cassette 738 WREE Convention 1990- Angela Davis May 26, 1990 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 739 Who is the We? - Sue (1 Hi8)
Cassette 740 NMR Oral History Joel Tarr February 13, 1998 (1 Hi8)

Box 66
Cassette 741-747 Slag Heap (7 Hi8)
Cassette 748 Lines of Power March 1997 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 749 Bearing North Installation of the Brew House July 1998 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 750 Joel Tarr Interview #2 April 10, 1998 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 751 What do We Win? Interviews; Mahjongg; Bedford-"Formidable Ridges"; Pioneer Oasis; more 1996 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 752 Dulles airport, Moscow airport, Soviet Women's Conf., street scenes, street musicians June 1990 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 753 Russia (1 Hi8)
Cassette 754 Moscow trip with Elain Jordan of Tulsa, AZ June 23, 1990 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 755 Poland 1997 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 756-758 Bedford, PA 1996 (3 Hi8)
Cassette 759 Sq. Hill Demo & Narration 1995 (1 Hi8)

Box 67
Cassette 760-765 TDV 1989 (6 Hi8)
Cassette 766 Terminal Time Prototype 1998 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 767-768 Fighter With a Heart November 7, 1996 (2 Hi8)
Cassette 769 Robots Alive (1 Hi8)
Cassette 770-784 Terminal Time (15 Hi8 )
Cassette 785-787 USWA #1-3 (3 Hi8)

Box 67
Cassette 788-790 New Zealand (3 Hi8)
Cassette 791 Kosovo-Chem (1 Hi8)
Cassette 792 The Richest Man in the World #2 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 793 Austria from plane; WTO-beach (1 Hi8)
Cassette 794 California May 1998 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 795 3 Rivers Stadium February 11, 2001 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 796 WPA Nature - Cornfields (1 Hi8)
Cassette 797 Stocks crash/news 1999 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 798 Falwell footage (1 Hi8)
Cassette 799 Poland Ads 1930s (1 Hi8)
Cassette 800 Pumphouse Homestead (1 Hi8)
Cassette 801 Twin Towers September 11, 2001 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 802 Beauvoir computers (1 Hi8)
Cassette 803 Pitt shoot/Labor Party 1998 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 804 China November 8, 1998 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 805 Snow-Pgh Sunset; Demo-March-Pgh 1999 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 806 Voices: Religion, Cold War/Ref. Japan (1 Hi8)
Cassette 807 The Richest Man in the World #1 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 808 Bearing North; Student work; TA for Sturgeon, Bloodline video 1996-1997 (1 Hi8)
Cassette 809 CA - Boat/Woods 1998 (1 Hi8)

Subseries 9. Assorted Film

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries holds a number of The River Ran Red color negatives, as well as negatives from projects like “Tyranny Rex” and “Children at War.”


Box 59
Reel 1-12 The River Ran Red Negatives

Box 60
Reel 13-23 The River Ran Red Negatives

Box 61
Reel 24-31 The River Ran Red Negatives

Box 62
Reel 32-39 The River Ran Red Negatives

Box 63
Reel 40 "Steffi Domike" August 8, 1995
Reel 41 Riding bus scene
Reel 42 Busstop scene
Reel 43 Rough cut-Children at War
Reel 44 "War" Scotty's Diner & White House
Reel 45 Children at War audio-rough cut
Reel 46 White House only
Reel 47 School Shoot Color Neg.
Reel 48 T. Rex negatives
Reel 49 White House #2
Reel 50 "War" Rolls 1 and 2
Reel 51 "War" negative, Scotty's Dinner & White House
Reel 52 T-Rex Project January 27, 1995
Reel 53 "Poverty Draft" Rough Cut Sync
Reel 54 "The Poverty Draft" Audio-busstop scene
Reel 55 Bus scene plus June 24, 1986
Reel 56 School Misc. Sound-Talking Footsteps
Reel 57 Outtake of Children at War
Reel 58 Broken Promises
Reel 59 Untitled Color Neg. June 17, 1982
Reel 60 W/P School Shoot
Reel 61 "Solidarity Day" Steelworkers
Reel 62 On Steps with Uncle Sam

Box 64
Reel 63 The River Ran Red Negatives
Reel 64 Moving Mountains

Subseries 10. Assorted Audio

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries holds a number of The River Ran Red color negatives, as well as negatives from projects like “Tyranny Rex” and “Children at War.”


Box 69
Cassette 1 Carol McCracken (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 2 SMC-Carol McCracken interview from videotape (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 3 Fran Bartkowski-interviews while pregnant (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 4 Fran Bartkowski January 30, 1988 (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 5 Dub of Fran's interview after birth of Jules (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 6 Regina Buckner August 17, 1987 (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 7 Donna Jo McDaniels February 9, 1988 (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 8-9 Doreen Chimnar January 24, 1988 (2 Audio Cassettes)
Cassette 10-11 Rachel Naismith (2 Audio Cassettes)
Cassette 12 SMC group interview from videotape (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 13 "Somewhere in Between" for the Being Mom, Being Single project

The majority of the audio cassettes in this subseries are interviews for Life without Father. Some are interviews with steelworkers, mix and stereo tapes for Domike’s finished films, or soundtracks.

Cassette 14 Bill Ganghan May 4, 1988 (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 15 Homestead Demolition (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 16 Monsignor Charles Owen Rice Interview May 30, 1991 (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 17 Sam Papa Interview February 16, 1987 (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 18 Frank Lupinacci-CWA August 12, 1987 (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 19 Shirley Salata carporter June 30, 1987 (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 20 Karen Supansic April 13, 1987 (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 21 Anne MacLemore 1987 (1 Audio Cassette)

Box 70
Cassette 22 UE Interview with Melvin Womack, Evelyn Bell (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 23 Babe Fernandez Interview (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 24-26 "Steel and Steelworkers" Conference Tapes 1-3 June 24, 1995 (3 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 27 Johnny Hodgson Bluefields May 1988 (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 28 Skoki, Poland January 1997 (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 29 Old Bedford Village Orientation Video Soundtrack (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 30 Interview with Harold Ruttenberg, Kitty R. at end July 14, 1991 (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 31 Old Bedford Village-House narratives (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 32 Melva Zetz March 20, 1987 (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 33 Bill Ganghan-Homestead Works tour (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 34 Ruttenberg (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 35 Merle Haggard (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 36-38 Battle of Homestead Tapes #1-3 July 6, 1996 (3 Audio Cassettes)
Cassette 39 River Ran Red Mono Voices December 28, 1993 (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 40 River Ran Red Long Version Final Stereo December 28, 1993 (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 41 River Ran Red Stereo Mix Minus Voice December 28, 1993 (1 Audio Cassette)

Box 71
Reel 42 Women of Steel Bounce Reel (1 Reel to Reel)
Reel 44 Women of Steel "Fight Back" Song (1 Reel to Reel)
Reel 44 Women of Steel Test Tones (1 Reel to Reel )
Reel 45-46 Old Bedford Village - Video sound mixed track stereo (2 Reel to Reels)
Reel 47 Marshall Chapman "Me, I'm Feelin' Free" (1 Reel to Reel)
Reel 48 WAR Film; Jason in classroom (1 Reel to Reel)
Reel 49 Lisa and Nancy at Busstop (1 Reel to Reel)
Cassette 50 RRR PHMC Talk - S. Domike (1 Audio Cassette)
Cassette 51 River Ran Red Voice over outtakes (1 Audio Cassette)
Reel 52 Women of Steel Video Mix Master

Subseries 11. Photographs

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains photographs and slides which contributed to Domike's many productions. Included are reproductions of images used in The River Ran Red anthology, as well as original photographs used in Crashin' Out: Hard Times in McKeesport and Women of Steel. Also documented are several labor demonstrations and rallies, as well as the last day of work at the USX Duquesne steel mill.

Prior to the addition of new materials in October 2011, this subseries existed as Series VIII. The new materials added largely document Domike's involvement in the Mon-Valley Unemployment Committee's Oral History Project and her various artworks, exhibits and installations. Electronic media in the form of CD-ROMS and zip and floppy disks have also been added. Hard copies of the interview with Monsignor Rice and narratives for Terminal Time have been included in the collection.


Box 11
Folder 1-3 The River Ran Red Anthology Images
Folder 4 Pittsburgh Scenes, 1984
Folder 5 West Homestead Historical Sites
Folder 6 New York Society Library
Folder 7 The River Ran Red Photographs and Negatives
Folder 8 The River Ran Red Location Shots, Loch Rannoch, Scotland
Folder 9 Crashin' Out: Hard Times in McKeesport, 1984
Folder 10-12 Crashin' Out: Hard Times in McKeesport Slides, 1984
Folder 13 Shutdown at Duquesne Slides, 1984
Folder 14 Miscellaneous Slides, 1983-1984

Section: New Material Added, 2011


Box 75
Folder 1 Contact sheets and negatives of Labor's Corner, undated
Folder 2 Contact sheets and negatives of McKeesport, Early 1980's
Folder 3 Contact sheets and negatives of MVUC attendees at the "Lobby in D.C. for Jobs." 1983
Folder 4 Contact sheets and negatives of the Mon-Valley Unemployed Committee (MVUC) McKeesport Oral History Project (Sleeve #1-16), 1983
Folder 5 Contact sheets and negatives of the MVUC McKeesport Oral History Project (Sleeve #17-44, excluding #29-39), 1983
Folder 6 Contact sheets and negatives of the MVUC McKeesport Oral History Project (Sleeve #45-63), 1983
Folder 7 Contact sheets and negatives of the MVUC McKeesport Oral History Project (Sleeve #64-82), 1983
Folder 8 Contact sheets and negatives of the MVUC March for Survival (Sleeve #29-39), 1983
Folder 9 Contact sheets and negatives of MVUC Rally, 1982
Folder 10 Contact sheets and negatives of production, unknown, undated
Folder 11 Contact sheets and negatives of trip to Poland for "Bloodlines" Art Installation and Performance, 1999
Folder 12 Electronic Media, Interview with Monsignor Rice, Floppy Disk undated
Folder 13-14 Electronic Media, Terminal Time Images, Moving Image and Sound Files, CD ROM, undated
Folder 15 Electronic Media, Terminal Time Narratives, Floppy Disk, undated
Folder 16 Electronic Media, Terminal Rime Images, Moving Images and Sound Files, Zip Drive, undated
Folder 17 Photographs of the Duquesne Steel Works, 1918
Folder 18 Photographs of the Homestead Pump House, 1990's
Folder 19 Photographs of the Mon-Valley Unemployed Committee, undated
Folder 20 Slides, Anti KKK Rally and CMU Graduate Student Hallway, 1994-1997
Folder 21 Slides, "Bearing North" exhibition, 1998
Folder 22 Slides, Homestead Shots and Stills of the River Ran Red, undated
Folder 23 Slides, Industrial Shots of Duquesne, undated
Folder 24 Slides, Industrial Shots of McKeesport and Downtown Pittsburgh, undated
Folder 25 Slides, Industrial Shots of Pittsburgh and Surrounding Area, undated
Folder 26 Slides, Industrial Shots of Pittsburgh, Duquesne, McKeesport and Workers Being Interviewed, undated
Folder 27 Slides, Industrial Shots of Pittsburgh and United Steelworkers Meeting, undated
Folder 28 Slides, Industrial Shots of Unidentified Location, undated
Folder 29 Slides, Interior of Steel Mill, undated
Folder 30 Slides, "Lines of Power" Art Installation at CMU, 1997
Folder 31 Slides, "Mapping the Heap," 1997
Folder 32 Slides, "Mapping the Heap" and trip to Skoki, Poland for presentation of "Bloodline" Art Installation, 1997
Folder 33 Slides, McKeesport and Downtown Pittsburgh, undated
Folder 34 Slides, Mill Interior and Industrial Shots of Pittsburgh and Surrounding Area, undated
Folder 35 Slides, MVUC and United Steelworkers Meeting, undated
Folder 36 Slides, Oakland, Downtown Pittsburgh and Surrounding Areas, undated
Folder 37 Slides, Personal Shots and Homestead Pump House, undated
Folder 38 Slides, Pittsburgh and Nicaragua, 1989
Folder 39 Slides, subRosa Show, Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon, 2000
Folder 40 Slides, United Steelworkers of America Meeting and Visit with Jesse Jackson, undated
Folder 41 Slides, United Steelworkers of America Meeting, Workers being Interviewed, and Poland, 1997
Folder 42 Slides, United Steelworkers Meeting and Anti-Reagan Rally, circa 1983
Folder 43 Slides, Squirrel Hill, 1990's
Folder 44 Slides, Various Projects, Installations and Exhibits, 1997-2008
Folder 45 Slides, Various Slides of Photographs By: Sue Wribican, 1989-1993

Series X. Personal Material, 1982-2007

Scope and Content Notes:

This new series, added to the collection October 2011, largely consists of materials relating to Domike's personal life, as well as some professional materials that document her work as an educator. Included are correspondence, conference materials, awards, as well as various resumes and CV's. Syllabi from classes she taught at Chatham are also included.


Box 72
Folder 1 Awards Received from Art Institute, 1982-1983
Folder 2 Clippings of Newspaper Photographs Done while at the Daily Herald, 1984
Folder 3 Conferences, 1991-2003
Folder 4 Correspondence with The Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania Concerning Teaching Resources, 1993
Folder 5 Correspondence with Nakano Rie Regarding Women of Steel, 1987
Folder 6 Creative Arts Award and Women's Shelter, 1987
Folder 7 Curriculum Vitae and Resume Materials, 1999-2001
Folder 8 Invitation to Present Women of Steel at Carnegie Museum of Art, 1996
Folder 9 Letter Regarding Invitation to Speak at Meeting of University and College Labor Educator's Association, 1989
Folder 10 Notes, undated
Folder 11 Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission Research, Presentation and Talk, 1993
Folder 12 Personal Calendar, 1979
Folder 13 Personal Calendar, 2007
Folder 14 Personal Correspondence with Ann Walko, 1992
Folder 15 Personal Correspondence with Kathleen Ferri, 1992-1994
Folder 16 Piece on Domike Published in Pittsburgh, 1988
Folder 17 Pittsburgh History Reference Materials for Class Use, 2000
Folder 18 Presentation, Correspondence and Materials Relating to Workshop Titled, "Life and Labor in the Industrial Valley: A Millennial Perspective," 1999
Folder 19 Press, 1985-2000
Folder 20 Script for Presentation of Various Projects, undated
Folder 21 Syllabi for Classes Taught at Chatham, undated
Folder 22 Research for Trip to Poland, undated
Folder 23 Research for Trip to Russia, 1989-1990
Folder 24 Talk Delivered at SEIU Regional Women's Conference, undated
Folder 25 Transcript of Domike Interview for Pittsburgh Oral History Project, undated

Series XI. Production Materials, 1986-1999

Scope and Content Notes:

This new series, added to the collection October 2011, consists of materials that document the various productions Domike was involved in, both as a director and/or producer. These include Life Without Father, Nicarribe, On Camera and Working Pittsburgh.

Subseries 1. Life Without Father, 1987-1988

Scope and Content Notes:

Life Without Father was directed by Domike and released in 1990. The documentary examined the rise of mothers deciding to bear and raise children without fathers, otherwise known as "single-motherhood-by-choice." Throughout planning and production the film went through a number of name changes being known as "Significant Mothers," "Single Mothers," and "Being Mom, Being Single." Materials include grant applications, transcripts of interviews, and production materials.

Folder 26 Film Notes, undated
Folder 27 Grant Applications, Proposals and Correspondence, 1987
Folder 28 Group Interview, "Concerning Single Motherhood," 1987
Folder 29 Interview of Donna Jo McDaniels, 1988
Folder 30 Interview of Doreen Chimner, 1988
Folder 31 Interview of Fran Bartkowski, 1988
Folder 32 Interview of Rachel Naismith, 1988
Folder 33 Interview of Regina Buckner, 1988
Folder 34 Preliminary Scripts and Notes, 1987
Folder 35 Press Materials, 1991
Folder 36 Scripts and Edits, 1990
Folder 37 Summary and Discussion Guide to Significant Mothers, undated
Folder 38 Video Tape Logs, 1987

Subseries 2. Nicarribe: Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast, 1988-1999

Scope and Content Notes:

Nicarribe: Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast was directed and co-produced by Domike. It was released in 1988 as a one hour documentary covering the complex internal struggle for cultural and political autonomy of the ethnically diverse people on Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast. Items Include grant materials, correspondence and research materials. The film garnered to awards in 1989. It earned the Silver Star Award at the Sacramento International Film and Video Festival and an Honorable Mention by the Film Council of Greater Columbus Ohio.

Folder 39 Application for Funding, 1988-1989
Folder 40 Correspondence, 1988-1989
Folder 41-42 Research, 1988-1989

Subseries 3. On Camera 1989-1996

Scope and Content Notes:

On Camera was a series featured on Pittsburgh public television station WQEX. Produced by Domike, this hour long program featured independently produced film and video from Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio. Materials include entry forms, episode summaries and materials related to production.

Folder 43 Budget, 1990
Folder 44 List of Aired Artist's Works, 1989
Folder 45 List of Entries and Entry Forms, 1989
Folder 46 Publicity, undated
Folder 47 Release Forms and Relative Paperwork, 1996
Folder 48 Summary of Episodes, 1989

Subseries 4. Working Pittsburgh 1986-1987

Scope and Content Notes:

Working Pittsburgh was a documentary that focused on Pittsburgh laborers documenting everyone from construction workers to the communication sector and service workers.


Box 73
Folder 17 Interview of Anne Parks Cook, 1987
Folder 18 Interview of Clifford Caldwell, 1987
Folder 19 Interview of Frank Lupinacci, 1987
Folder 20 Interview of I.W. Abel, 1986
Folder 21 Interview of Rosemary Trump, 1987
Folder 22 Interview of Sam Papa, 1987
Folder 23 Interview of Shirley Salata, 1987
Folder 24 Interview of Walter Kliss, 1987
Folder 25 Production Notes, 1987

Subseries 5. Other Productions, 1986-1999

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains materials relating to Domike's film and video projects and includes production notes, grant materials, video logs, and interviews.

Folder 26 Assorted Notes for Labor's Corner, undated
Folder 27 Assorted Materials for Women of Steel, 1988
Folder 28 Building Pittsburgh Meeting Agenda, 1989
Folder 29 Building Pittsburgh Script for Recut, undated
Folder 30 Description of Out of This Furnace: A Walking Tour of Thomas Bell's Novel, undated
Folder 31-32 Grant Proposal to the NEH for Colossus Transformed, 1988
Folder 33 Grant Proposal for Labor's Corner, 1987
Folder 34 Interviews, Tape Logs and Notes for Building Pittsburgh, 1988
Folder 35 John and Sarah, undated
Folder 36 Log Sheet for Penn State Video, undated
Folder 37 Log Sheet for Win-Win Bargaining, undated
Folder 38 Miscellaneous Film Notes, undated
Folder 39 Mon Valley Media Business, 1986
Folder 40 Mon Valley Media Notes, 1999
Folder 41 Log of Videos for Labor, undated
Folder 42 Penn State Department of Labor Video Project on Worker Health and Safety, 1990
Folder 43 Proposal, Planning and Budget for Broadcast of the Arts, 1988
Folder 44 Questions for Interview with Guatemalan Union Worker, undated
Folder 45 Right of Entry Agreement for the Videotaping of Construction Work at Dick Enterprises, 1988
Folder 46 Script and Layout for Old Bedford Village Orientation Video, 1996
Folder 47 Skit for Labor Pains, undated
Folder 48 Steel Valley Authority (SVA) Interview Transcripts, Log Sheets and Tape Inventories, undated
Folder 49 Synopsis of Various Television Projects Involving MILRITE (Making Industry and Labor Right and Today's Economy), undated
Folder 50 Tape Log of IW Abel Interview, 1984
Folder 51 What Do We Win Video Logs, 1996
Folder 52 Who Is The We Legal Releases, 1995

Series XII. Projects, 1983-2006

Scope and Content Notes:

Materials in this subseries relate to exhibits, installations and other projects, such as the Battle of Homestead Foundation in which Domike was involved.

Additional materials relating to her various exhibits and installations can be found within Audio/Visual Materials.

Subseries 1. Exhibits and Installations, 1997-2002

Scope and Content Notes:

Materials Included in this subseries to the many exhibits and installations Domike produced, both independently and collaboratively.


Box 74
Folder 1 Bloodline, 1997
Folder 2 Googling Carnegie, undated
Folder 3 Mapping the Heap, 1997
Folder 3 Press Release for Art Institute Gallery Showing, undated
Folder 4 Representing Carnegie in the Media: From Television to the Web, circa 2000
Folder 5 The River's Edge, 2002
Folder 6 Terminal Time, 1998-2002
Folder 7 Galley Exhibition Announcement Cards, undated

Subseries 3. subRosa, 1999-2006

Scope and Content Notes:

subRosa was founded in 1988 as a "reproducible cyberfeminist cell of cultural researchers committed to combining art, activism, and politics to explore and critique the intersections of digital information and bio technologies on women’s bodies, lives, and work." Members travelled throughout the world, using performance art, exhibits, and lectures to help spread their message. Domike was an active member of the subRosa art collective.

Folder 14 "Biosex and Gender Ed" Show, 2000
Folder 15 Biotech Sex and Gender Workbook, 2000
Folder 16 Biotechnology and Reproduction Research, undated
Folder 17 Cultures of Technology, 2006
Folder 18 DVD of Selected Projects, 2000-2005
Folder 19 "The Economies of Art," 2001
Folder 20-21 Email Correspondence, 1999
Folder 22 Gallery Exhibit Announcement Cards, 2000-2002
Folder 22 Glossary for Sex and Gender in the Biotech Century, undated
Folder 23 Invitation to "Very Cyberfeminist International" held in Hamburg, 2001
Folder 24 "Knowing Bodies," 2000
Folder 25 Newsletter, undated
Folder 26 Notes, undated
Folder 27 Pamphlet, undated
Folder 28 Proposal for Workshop, 2000
Folder 29 Third Annual Women's Studies Colloquium, 2002

Subseries 4. Other Projects, 1983-2001

Scope and Content Notes:

This subseries contains materials relating to projects in which Domike was involved such as the Fannie Sellins Memorial Committee, "Crashin' Out", the Pittsburgh Teachers Institute and the Summer Youth Employment and Training Program.

Folder 30 "Crashin' Out" Slide Presentation and Storyboard for Art Institute Class, 1983
Folder 31 Fannie Sellins Memorial Committee, 1989-1990
Folder 32 MVUC Summer Youth Employment Services Funding and Planning, 1983
Folder 34 Pittsburgh Teacher's Institute Teaching Packet for "Interdisciplinary Views of Pittsburgh," 2000
Folder 33 Pittsburgh Teachers Institute Curriculum Unit on Pittsburgh's Environmental History, 2001
Folder 35 Research and Ethnographic Survey of Turtle Creek Valley, 1992
Folder 36 Summer Youth Employment and Training Program (SYETP), 1994

Subseries 2. Battle of Homestead Foundation, 1996-2004

Scope and Content Notes:

As a chair of the memorial committee for the Battle of Homestead Foundation, Domike was instrumental in the implementation of the memorial pump house and museum at the Battle of Homestead. Included in this subseries are materials that document the planning of the memorial site.

Folder 8 Blueprint of Site Landscaping Proposal, undated
Folder 9 Homestead Reference Materials, 1999-2003
Folder 10 Interpreting the Pump House-Homestead 1892-1990's: Report and Recommendations, which includes a report by Domike titled "Images of the Homestead Pumphouse," 1996
Folder 11 Letter Requesting Proposal for Memorial Sculpture at the Battle of Homestead Site, 2001
Folder 12 Site Planning for Pumphouse and Museum, 1997-2004
Folder 13 Various Materials, 2000-2001

Series XIII. Research Materials, 1973-2009

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains materials relating to research done for various productions and projects. A majority of the materials consist of labor history reference materials.

Folder 37 An Outline of Pennsylvania Labor History, 1780-2000, 2000
Folder 38 Arbitration Award for Grievance Filed by the USC and United Steelworkers of America, 1981
Folder 39 Arrests and Court Cases in Homestead, 1892
Folder 40 Bibliography and Video Resources of Pittsburgh History Compiled by Domike, 2000
Folder 41 Detroit Auto Uprising 1973 By: Jack Weinberg, 1974
Folder 42 The Great Battle of Homestead Coloring Book, 1993
Folder 43 "Harmony in 1811" from Travels in the United States of America By: John Melish 2003
Folder 44 Have You Heard Her Name?, Unpublished Manuscript on Fannie Sellens By: Miriam Brill Schultz, undated
Folder 45 History of the Steelworkers Union By: Staughton Lynd, 1973
Folder 46 Labor Filmography Compiled by Fauss, 1983
Folder 47 Our Old Brownsville By: Margie McKinley, 1988
Folder 48 Pittsburgh Labor History Resources, 1992
Folder 49 Pennsylvania Labor History Journal, Vols. 19,29,31 1997-2009
Folder 50 Proclamation for Stagehands Union, 1987
Folder 51 Research on History of Coal in Connelsville Region, 1992
Folder 52 Research and Planning for Film on Alternatives to Military Recruitment, 1986-1988

Series XIV. Oversize Material, 1912-2000

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains oversize materials such as photographs, posters, and other art related materials.


Oversize 76
Folder 1 Battle of Homestead Cartoon by Bill Yund, signed and numbered prints 163 and 166 of 250 1999 (2.0 items)
Folder 2 General Plan of Homestead Steel Works, 1912
Folder 3 Illustrations Used in The River Ran Red, undated
Folder 4 Miscellaneous Photographs, 1980's
Folder 5 Photographs of Students Involved in the McKeesport Oral History Project, 1987
Folder 6 Photographs of the Seneca Peace Encampment, undated
Folder 7 Photographs Taken While Working for the Daily Herald, undated
Folder 8 Poster for "Mapping the Heap," 1997
Folder 9 Student Work, undated
Tube 1 The Patriot Act Game, 2004

Map-case 16
Drawer 13
Folder 1 America's Industrial Heritage Project and Homestead Centennial Posters, undated
Folder 2 Poster for Film Premiere of The River Ran Red, 1993
Folder 3 Pre-Site Plan for Restoration of The Waterworks Homestead Steel by Casey Architects, undated
Folder 4 Work In Progress: A Festival of Steel, Sweat and American Cinema, poster, 2000

Map-case 16
Drawer 14
Folder 1 Homestead Strike Centennial Poster, 1992
Folder 2 Maxo Vanka's Millvale Murals Poster, circa 1981
Folder 3 Aerial photograph of the Monongahela River Valley, from the junction with the Youghiogheny River to the Point