Air Line Pilots Association
Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
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 This collection contains the files of First Vice President Alex C. Bonner and Secretary John P. Giberson, as maintained by the Secretary's Office. Bonner and Giberson took office in January 1971. The majority of the records are related to air safety. Many of the files concern ALPA’s anti-hijacking program, T-Plus.
Dates: 1970 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1972
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 Part I: The papers of Clarence N. "Clancy" Sayen, who was president of the Air Line Pilots Association (1951-62) and of the International Federation of Air Line Pilots (1952-64), include materials such as correspondence, research studies, tape recordings, photos, books, and files on subjects including pension plans; insurance problems of pilots and stewardesses; airline strikes in the U.S. and other countries; flight engineer and "third man" problems; loyalty investigations; David Behncke...
Dates: 1930 - 1965
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
Abstract Mr. Koch, after serving as director of Commonwealth College from 1923 to 1935, held several positions in the labor movement and in government agencies concerned with labor. Among these were the NRA, the Department of Labor, the Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers of America, the NWLB, and the Air Line Pilots Association. Transcripts, affidavits, correspondence, and clippings cover such topics as Commonwealth College, activities of the Marine and Shipbuilders Union, Koch's...
Dates: 1938 - 1965; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1952
Abstract These papers reflect the various workings of Robert Tuxbury. They consist of correspondence, circular letters, meeting minutes, notes and research papers related to ALPA's bargaining activities, air safety and air traffic control. Some of the important correspondents include Harry Abrahams, David Behncke, and Clarence Sayen.
Dates: 1936 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1968
Abstract A captain with Northwest Airlines, Mr. Rockwell has held many important positions in the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA): central safety chairman of NWA; area safety chairman, Region HI; alternate of the Accident Investigation Committee; chairman of the Master Executive Council; member of the Local Executive Council I; and chairman of the Pilot Negotiating Committee. Official notices, newsletters, handwritten notes, legal dockets, correspondence, charts, and maps reflect his work on these...
Dates: 1956 - 1966
Abstract The Vertical Files Collection is comprised of newspaper clippings, articles, pamphlets, public relations materials, and other ephemera related to the Reuther Library’s urban affairs and labor collections.
Dates: 1920 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2000
Abstract These papers primarily consist of various meetings and special projects of ALPA. Most of it is related to the ALPA Board of Directors and Executive Board for the 1960s and early 1970s. The material was collected by Mr. Davis, but generated by ALPA.
Dates: 1931 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1972