International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
Found in 399 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The International Socialists existed from 1968 -1986 in the U.S. with national headquarters in Detroit, and branches in 14 other cities. It was preceded by the Independent Socialist Club, established in Berkley in 1964, which then formed an International Socialist Committee. The International Socialist Club appealed to radical student and Maoist groups. Kim Moody, contributor of several pivotal writings to the socialist cause, helped to establish a branch of the Independent Socialist Club in...
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Mc-Mo, Box 11, Folder: 5
Abstract Ira Miller was a charter member of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 919 (Norfolk, Virginia), and served as president of UAW Local 920 (Richmond, Virginia). Active in union leadership, Mr. Miller received the Walter P. Reuther Distinguished Service Award. Mr. Miller’s papers consist of an autobiographical sketch of his career as a union official.
Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 2: G-M, Folder: 8
Abstract In 1974, Susan Hartmann and Lucy Haessler interviewed Irene Young Marinovich, a veteran GM worker and local UAW leader at Detroit auto plants, including the General Motors Ternstedt Plant. Collection consists of the interview recording and transcript about the UAW and conditions for women workers in Detroit-area auto plants during the 1930s and 1940s.
Overview Irving Bluestone (January 5, 1917-November 17, 2007) was born and raised in New York City. He received his B.A. at City College of New York in 1937 and attended the University of Bern, Switzerland for one year of postgraduate studies. In 1942, he joined the UAW in New Jersy and showing promise, was moved to Detroit in 1947 by Walter Reuther to join the General Motors Department. He became Leonard Woodcock's administrative assistant in 1955 and Walter Reuther's in 1961. In 1972 he was elected...
Abstract Subjects include: joint labor-management programs in the auto industry; UAW dissidents; UAW elections process; Jerry Tucker; Victor Reuther
Overview Irving Richter served as president of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) Lodge 139 of the American Federation of Government Employees while employed by the FERA, which would later become the Works Progress Administration. Mr. Richter also served as an economist with the US Labor Department, and as the legislative representative and director of political action in the United Auto Workers-Congress of Industrial Organizations (UAW-CIO) Washington D.C. office. Mr. Richter was a...
Abstract Ivan Brown's papers reflect his involvement with UAW Local 952 in the 1940s, where he served as president, and his role as International Representative of UAW Region 1D in the 1950s-60s. The papers consist of correspondence, minutes, reports, press releases, grievance records, umpire cases, financial reports, mailing lists, Democratic State Central Committee reports, and publications collected by Mr. Brown. Subjects include sale of Ford Motor Company Iron Mountain Plant in 1951, Kingsford...
Abstract Jack Barbash held positions in the federal government, the labor movement, and academia, serving in departments such as the U.S. Office of Education, the Department of Labor, and the National Labor Relations Board. Mr. Barbash served as Research and Education Director for the Amalgamated Meat Cutters Union and for the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) Industrial Union, and served a term as president of the American Association of University Professors...
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 10
Abstract James Crowe was active in the organizing of United Auto Workers Local 157, and served as Recording Secretary of the National Tool and Die Organizing Committee and on Local 157’s Executive Board. Mr. Crowe’s papers relate to his early work with Local 157.
Abstract Minutes of the Executive Board of UAW Ford Local 600 for 1948; pamphlets and circulars on the United Electrical Workers; circulars and lists of the Wayne County CIO; copies of In Fact for 1948 and 1949. Of particular interest is the "Report to the UAW International Executive Board by the Convention Investigating Committee" of March 1947, which deals with racketeer influence within unions. Mr. Couser was a member of that committee.
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Br - Col, Box 2, Folder: 1
Abstract Correspondence and other documents pertaining to fair employment practices in the Ford Motor Company, and to alleged violations of Executive Order 10925, collected by Mr. Brown, presently serving in the UAW Ford Motor Department. In 1961 Ken Bannon, director of that Department, appointed Mr. Brown to supervise the equal employment opportunity provision of the Ford contract. Subjects include a discrimination complaint filed by the UAW in 1963 against Ford's Atlanta plant. Among the...
Abstract James Lindahl served as Recording Secretary for the United Auto Workers-Congress of Industrial Organizations (UAW-CIO) Local 190 (Packard Motor Car Plant). Mr. Lindahl’s papers document his work for Local 190 and also include publications reflecting his interest in union membership and organizing, U.S. politics, the American worker, dissident groups, civil rights, and socio-economics, among other related subjects.
Abstract A long-time employee of Bendix Corporation in South Bend, Indiana, Mr. Poland was an early member and officer of Federal Labor Union 18347, which later became UAW Local 9. He was also active in establishing an international union of auto workers. In the late 1930s and early 1940s, he served as an International representative for the UAW in the Indiana-Illinois area. Subjects covered are formation of the UAW, the Homer Martin factional struggle, and early years of Local 9. Correspondents include...
Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 4: Sm-T, Folder: 8-9
Abstract Between March and June 2005, Mike Smith interviewed Jerry Tucker in a series of interviews. Tucker was a longtime union activist, former executive board member of the United Auto Workers International Union, and a founder of the UAW New Directions movement. He also spoke and wrote on labor issues. Collection consists of audio recordings for the entire interview and a partial, unedited transcript of the interview, covering the first five of the seven tapes. Tucker discusses topics such as his...
Abstract A recipient of the Walter P. Reuther Distinguished Service Award, Joe Walton was a participant in the General Motors Flint Sit-Down Strike of 1936-1937 and held various posts in United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 581, including Sergeant-at-Arms and Financial Secretary. Mr. Walton’s papers document his involvement in the labor movement, particularly concerning the activities of Local 581.
Abstract First elected to union office as secretary of United Auto Workers Local 230 in 1939, John Allard was elected as president of Local 230 in 1946, and also served in the International Union. The papers of Mr. Allard reflect his work with the UAW and, to a lesser degree, his involvement in community activities for retirees, most notably as a participant in the White House Conference on Aging.
Abstract Pamphlets and the UAW Public Review Board decision in the case of Anderson vs. UAW Local 15, Fisher Body-Fleetwood in Detroit. Mr. Anderson was on the International Executive Board of the UAW from 1936 to 1937, and was president of Local 15 from I946 to 1949. The Public Review case grew out of his suspension by Local 15 for charging misuse of union funds by local union officers.
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Br - Col, Box 2, Folder: 7
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Br - Col, Box 2, Folder: 16
Abstract John Cole worked for the Ford Motor Company for over fifty years. In 1942 he served as an International Representative from UAW Local 50, the Willow Run bomber plant. The papers of Mr. Cole consist of a typescript copy of the union agreement of November 1942 between the Ford Motor Company and the International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW-CIO).
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Com-Cr, Box 3, Folder: 3
Abstract Organizing leaflets, articles, invitations, newspaper clippings, and pamphlets collected by Mr. Conyers, who served as chief steward of UAW Chrysler Local 7 and as a UAW International representative for the Chicago area and for Region 1, Michigan.