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Bernard Schuck Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000989

Scope and Content

Schuck's papers reflect his participation in various labor press association conferences, and his years as a news editor. The collection is made up of correspondence, conference materials, and news clippings. There are a few copies of The Lampmaker and many of Schuck’s press passes from various events.

Important Subjects: International Labor Press Association (AFL-CIO) Midwest Labor Press Association UAW Local 663

Dates

  • 1952 - 1979

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials. Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials. Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature – personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.

History

Bernard Joseph Schuck (1910-1997) worked for many years for the Guide Lamp Division of General Motors at its Anderson, Indiana, plant. He edited "The Lampmaker," the plant’s union paper, published by UAW Local 663. After he retired from Guide Lamp, he went on to edit the newsletter for the Midwest Labor Press Association. He was an active member of the labor press throughout his life.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (1 SB)

Abstract

Bernard Schuck worked for many years for the Guide Lamp Division of General Motors at its Anderson, Indiana, plant. He edited The Lampmaker, the plant’s union paper, published by UAW Local 663. After he retired from Guide Lamp, Schuck went on to edit the newsletter for the Midwest Labor Press Association. He was an active member of the labor press throughout his life.

Schuck's papers reflect his years as a news edictor and his participation in various labor press association conferences. The collection is made up of correspondence, conference materials and news clippings. There are a few copies of The Lampmaker and many of Schuck’s press passes from various events.

Arrangement

Material in this collection has been minimally arranged by the Reuther Library, and reflects its original order as received. In some cases a file inventory or box listing is available. Subjects may be dispersed throughout the collection.

Acquisition

This collection was deposited in the Reuther Library on April 28, 1980.

Related Materials

Claude Hoffman Papers, UAW Local 1444 Records

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Jared Natzke on August 21, 2012.
Title
Guide to the Bernard Schuck Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Jared Natzke.
Date
2012-08-21
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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