Bill Goode Papers
The papers of Mr. Goode consist primarily of copies of declassified documents from the files of the Federal Bureau of Investigation relating to alleged Communist affiliations of Nat Ganley and Walter Reuther. The declassified F.B.I. files also contain documents relating to the Association of Catholic Trade Unionists. The papers also include some declassified documents from the files of the Military Intelligence Division (G.2) of the U.S. War Department relating to Walter Reuther.
- 1941 - 1947
- Goode, Bill (Person)
Language of Materials
Material entirely in English.
Collection is open for research.
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Bill Goode served as United Auto Workers Director of Education and as Director of the UAW’s Black Lake Family Education Center. Mr. Goode’s papers include declassified Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) files relating the alleged Communist affiliations of Nat Ganley, Walter Reuther, and the Association of Catholic Trade Unionists (ACTU).
Bill Goode received A.B. and M.A. degrees from Wayne State University and a doctorate in education from Rutgers University. He served as Director of Education, with the UAW and was Director of the Family Education Center of the UAW at Black Lake, Michigan. He subsequently became Associate Professor of Sociology at Empire State College, SUNY, Saratoga Springs, New York.
The files are arranged alphabetically by subject.
The papers of Bill Goode were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in February of 1984 by Mr. Goode.
Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in September 1984.
- Guide to the Bill Goode Papers
- Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
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