Beer, Gary (1958-) | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Name: Beer, Gary (1958-)
Historical Note: Gary Beer, b. 1958, worked at Southern Illinois University Carbondale from 1984 until his retirement in 2012, most of the time at Morris Library. In 2002 he helped organize the civil service library technicians for the Laborers International Union of North America (LiUNA) Local 773 (Marion, Ill.). When he became the union's chief steward for SIU in 2008, he began collecting labor periodicals, which he then donated to Morris Library.
Sources: Phone interview with Gary Beer, July 28, 2016.
Note Author: Walter D. Ray