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UAW Local 292 Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001158
The UAW Local 292 Collection contains correspondence, reports, minutes, grievances, financial records, contract negotiations material, and publications related to the activities of the local.

Dates

  • 1937 - 1983

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. 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.

Extent

20 Linear Feet (20 SB)

Abstract

Subjects include: UAW Local 292 20 Automobile workers in Kokomo, Ind.; collective bargaining and strikes; General Motors Delco Radio Division; Accurate Parts Inc.; political activity; labor education; UAW Locals 303, 438, 662, 974

History

UAW Local 292, an amalgamated local representing General Motors Delco Radio Division as well as Accurate Parts and Szabo Foods workers in Kokomo, Indiana, was chartered May 7, 1940. Ralph Rosselot, president of the local in the 1960s, was succeeded in 1971 by Denzil A. Ward.

Arrangement

Folders are listed by their location within each box. They are not necessarily arranged, so any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entire collection.

Acquisition

The records of UAW Local 272 were deposited in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs on January 5, 1984.

Related Materials

L. Bruce Kingery Papers

Transfers

A number of audio tapes, photographs, and items of memorabilia have been placed in the Archives Audiovisual Department and several contracts and constitutions may be found in the Archives Library.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library on September 19, 1994.
Title
Guide to the UAW Local 292 Records
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
1994-09-19
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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