Air Line Pilots Association
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Records of the office representing the interests of ALPA in the Atlanta, Georgia area. These records contain information on airline mergers, air traffic controllers strike, and skyjacking. Some of the material found are technical reports of a variety of subjects. Of particular interest are records relating to significant changes in aircraft passenger compartment design. Material documenting ALPA's role in human rights protests can also be found here.
Dates: 1949 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1971
Abstract Part 1: The ALPA Contracts are a collection of pilot contracts ALPA negotiated by airline. Ranging from 1939 with their first agreement with American Airlines, to the mid-1980s the contracts reflect the many changes the airline industry went through during ALPA’s first fifty years. Included are letters of agreements, memos of understanding, letters, mediation and arbitration agreements, and other negotiation materials. Part 2: The ALPA Contracts Part 2 are a collection of pilot...
Dates: 1939 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970
Abstract The ALPA Contracts: Airline Employees collection is made up of contracts for agents, clerical employees, clerks, communications employees, airline employees, flight dispatchers, flight engineers, flight instructors, flight simulator operators, flight superintendents, food service employees, maintenance employees, mechanics, meteorologists, navigators, passenger service employees, port stewards, ramp servicemen, security employees, and station employees from various U.S. airlines from the 1940s...
Dates: 1939 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1959 - 1967
Abstract This collection represents a bound library in chronological order mainly consisting of ALPA conventions, air safety, collective bargaining agreements, early ALPA history, strikes, wage disputes, and working conditions.
Dates: 1931 - 1954
Abstract Records of the office representing the interests of ALPA in the Kansas City, Missouri area. The collection contains information concerning mergers, strikes and safety. Records involving Trans World Airlines is one major subject of interest. Another highlight is a background investigation of ALPA Employment Agreements Department head Lucien Koch.
Dates: 1940 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1965
Abstract The following airlines are covered in this collection: Continental Airlines (CAL), Flying Tiger Line (FTL), Pan American World Airways (PAA), Trans World Airlines (TWA), United Airlines (UAL) and Western Airlines (WAL). Subjects include, engineering and air safety, and Master Executive Council (MEC).
Dates: 1955 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1989
Abstract These records deal with activities of ALPA in the Los Angeles area and are divided into two parts. Part one consists mostly of files concerning various airlines such as Continental, Flying Tiger, Los Angeles, Pan American, Trans World, United, and Western airlines. These take the form of correspondence, minutes, reports. Topics include negotiations, professional standards, mergers, air safety, and the needs of the military for civilian aircraft and crews. Part two...
Dates: 1939 - 1972
Abstract The majority of correspondence files and records in this collection relate to the following airlines: American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Trans World Airlines, United Airlines, Western Airlines and Los Angeles Airways. Also included are files on mergers and agreements.
Dates: 1943 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1978
Abstract The records of the Airlift International (ALI) Master Executive Council (MEC) cover the last decade of ALI’s existence. The airline originated as Riddle Airlines and became Airlift in 1965, expanding in 1968 and buying out Slick Airways. The airline went into Chapter 11 in 1981 and reorganized but was plagued by problems for the rest of the decade. The pilots and management were at odds over collective bargaining and working agreements and the MEC spent much time negotiating contracts and...
Dates: 1981 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1987
Abstract Parts 1 and 2 of the EAL MEC Records spans 30 years but focuses mainly on the last decade of Eastern’s operations. Major subjects include mergers, air safety and bankruptcy litigation.
Dates: 1960 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1990
Abstract The ALPA Miami Joint Council Office (JCO) was a regional office for ALPA Region II and councils in the Southeast United States. It was home to several Master Executive Councils (MEC) and Local Executive Councils (LEC) including: Braniff Airways MEC and Council 29, Delta Airlines Council 71, Eastern Airlines MEC and Council 18, National Airlines MEC and Councils 8 and 73, Pan American Airways (PAA) Council 10, Pan American-Grace Airways (Panagra, PNG) MEC and Councils 38 and 83 and Riddle...
Dates: 1935 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960
Abstract Correspondence, reports, and financial records pertaining to the activities of ALPA in the Minneapolis, Minnesota, area. These records are divided into two series. The main topics covered are air safety (including accident reports) and finances. Series two contains information concerning the Rall-Lee Refund Account.
Dates: 1949 - 1969
Abstract ALPA Photographs is a collection of photographic prints and negatives produced and compiled over decades. The materials came to the Reuther from what is currently known as the Communications Department; previous names of the department include Publicity and Public Relations, and ALPA Publications. The images collected appeared in the union’s publications, including the Air Line Pilot, and in conjunction with various public relations tools, such as news releases. The prints and negatives...
Dates: circa 1940-1981; Majority of material found within circa 1940-1969
Abstract The ALPA Publications is a collection of pamphlets, newsletters, magazines, bulletins, manuals, constitutions and by-laws, arbitration transcripts, and research reports produced by, or involving ALPA from 1933-2006. ALPA’s main publication, Air Line Pilot, is still in print and so not included here, but both ALPA national, and individual Master Executive Councils (MEC) also produced a wide variety of publications during the past 80 years which are included in this collection.
Dates: 1933 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1968
Abstract The collection reflects Capt. Davis's activities with ALPA's Region 5, with an emphasis on California, Alaska and Hawaii. Included are, correspondence, reports and studies. Air safety is another subject of importance.
Dates: 1962 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1972
Abstract Records documenting the activities of ALPA in the Pacific northwest, particularly with Northwest, and United Airlines. These records are divided into two series and contain correspondence, minutes, reports, grievances, negotiations, strikes, and mergers. Also included are jurisdictional disputes between ALPA and the Flight Engineers Union and between the Airline Stewards & Stewardesses Association and the Transport Workers Union.
Dates: 1953 - 1969
Abstract Major subjects covered in this collection are: National Transportation Safety Board, Central Air Safety Committee, Trans World Airlines and International Association of Flight Attendants (IFFA).
Dates: 1974 - 1990; Majority of material found in 1986 - 1986
Abstract The Steward and Stewardess Division was created by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) Board of Directors in 1960 after ALPA and the Air Line Stewards and Stewardess Association (ALSSA) separated in 1959. Following the same basic structure as ALPA, the division had its own Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Executive Board, and national officers of Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Initially consisting of 20 airlines and around 3,580 stewardesses, by 1969 the S&S Division...
Dates: 1949 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1971
Abstract Union of Professional Airmen was created in 1969 and was a small affiliate of ALPA. Subjects include agreements and correspondence from the following airlines: Air Florida, Altair Airlines, Aspen Airways, Florida Airlines, Royale Airlines and Shawnee Airlines.
Dates: 1969 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1979
Abstract These papers reflect the various workings of the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), in which Captain Wylie was involved. Most important subjects include the United Airlines-Capital Airlines merger, airline seniority integration and merger arbitration, predominantly in the 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: 1942 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1959 - 1964
Abstract Captain Charles Hawkins was an airline pilot with Pan American Airlines (PAA) and served various terms as a representative in the the Airline Pilots Association throughout his career. His papers reflect his work as an official representative of the ALPA-PAA negotiation committees in the 1950s and 1960s.
Dates: 1956 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1969
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, leaflets, and other files of Mr. Benson, a labor journalist who served as trade union editor of Labor Action and editor of Union Democracy in Action. The papers mainly concern intra-union disputes, particularly fights against corruption within union leadership, including the 1958-61 struggle in Local 88 of the Masters, Mates and Pilots, which led to the ouster and jailing of the International president; the 1949-50 factional dispute within the National Maritime Union;...
Dates: 1944 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1968
Abstract The files of one of the early "Key Men" or organizers for the ALPA. Correspondence, notes, and bulletins document Mr. Stephan's activities in the Cincinnati, Ohio, area. Among the correspondents is David Behncke.
Dates: 1931 - 1932