Meyer Bernstein Papers
Scope and Content
Bernstein's papers consist primarily of memoranda, campaign literature, sample ballots, voting instructions, and clippings related to the United Steel Workers International elections from 1953 through 1969. The material for the 1965 campaign focuses on the presidental election in which I. W. Abel defeated the incumbent David McDonald. The documents for the 1969 election relate primarily to the election contest in District 8, in which Meyer Bernstein, an International Director of the UAW, actively supported the candidacy of Leander Simms for the office of Director of District 8. A few papers deal with a variety of topics including the Staffman's Organizing Committee, the U.S.W. agreement with the Alan Wood Steel Company, and several resolutions introduced at the USW's biennial convention.
- 1964 - 1969
- Bernstein, Meyer (Person)
Language of Materials
Material entirely in English.
Collection is open for research.
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Meyer Bernstein was a union official in District 8 and District 16 of the United Steel Workers.
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Meyer Bernstein was a union official in District 8 and 16 of the United Steel Workers (USW) and his papers consist primarily of memoranda, campaign literature, sample ballots, voting instructions, and clippings related to the USW International elections from 1953 through 1969.
Materials are arranged alphabetically.
The papers of Meyer Bernstein were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs by Meyer Bernstein and were opened for research in August of 1982.
Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in August 1982.
- Guide to the Meyer Bernstein Papers
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