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Ann Francis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001817
The Ann Francis Collection consists primarily of publications related to women in the skilled trades.

Important subjects in the collection: Apprentices Occupational training for women Skilled labor UAW Local 652 UAW-GM skilled tradeswomen Women--Employment Women automobile industry workers

Dates

  • 1970 - 2003

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

1 Linear Feet (1 SB)

Abstract

Ann Francis, a journeyman pipefitter and member of UAW Local 652, worked at the General Motors Oldsmobile plant in the early 1980's. In 1985 she became a technical instructor in the UAW-GM apprentice program and developed programs to recruit and train women and minorities for the skilled trades. From 1989 until her retirement in 1998, she managed a number of different joint union-management programs for the skilled trades at GM's Lansing plant, the most important of which was the Skilled Trades JOBS Bank for laid-off workers. The Collection consists primarily of publications related to women in the skilled trades.

History

Ann Francis, a journeyman pipefitter and member of UAW Local 652, worked at the General Motors Oldsmobile plant in Lansing, Michigan in the early 1980's. In 1985 she became a technical instructor in the UAW-GM apprentice program and developed programs to recruit and train women and minorities for the skilled trades. From 1989 until her retirement in 1998, she managed a number of different joint union-management programs for the skilled trades at GM's Lansing plant, the most important of which was the Skilled Trades JOBS Bank for laid-off workers.

Arrangement

Folders arranged alphabetically.

Acquisition

The papers of Ann Francis were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in June of 2003 by Ms. Francis.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in November, 2005.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Ann Francis Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
2005-11
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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