Paris, France; Cleveland, Ohio
Collection size: ca. 6.0 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Manuscripts, publications, notes and notebooks, photocopies of articles, outlines, contact sheets, negatives, photographs, newspaper clippings, catalogs, magazines, and miscellany relating to Kraus' work as a labor activist and, with his wife Dorothy, historian of medieval art and architecture.
Biographical/Historical Note: Historian, educator, labor organizer; Cleveland, Ohio and Paris, France. Among his books are: The Many and the Few: A Chronicle of the Dynamic Auto Workers; Gold Was the Mortar: the Economics of Cathedral Building; and with co-author Dorothy Kraus, The Gothic Choirstalls of Spain.
Donated 1996 by Dorothy Kraus.