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Your only option is social security administration. No government agency keeps the records for so long, not even IRS. Who is it for?
The only place you can get copies of your W2 from 30 years ago is social security administration. But there's fee, currently $37 for each year but one of the exemption SSA list is Establishing entitlement to private pension benefits. I would try to get it for free.
You will have to fill out a form and mail it the address provided. Unfortunately IRS keeps information and transcripts only for 6 years.
Here's how the get it from SSA:
It might not be. Starting in 1978 employers were required to send w2 to SSA that's why SSA has only w2 starting from 1978. But your earning had been reported to SSA much sooner than that. Call your local or visit your local SSA and ask if they can access your account/records and maybe give you some kind of earning statements for those years.
According to SSA master earning file, income (wages and self employment income) had been reported to SSA from IRS since 1951: https://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/ssb/v69n3/v69n3p29.html