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Jewell Mills Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000287
Series 1: Teachers Federations, 1962-1968 Papers of various Teacher Federations, mainly printed resolutions, proposals, etc.

Series 2: Subjects, 1962-1968

Dates

  • 1962 - 1968

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.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (2 MB)

Abstract

Jewell Mills was active in organizing the Utica Federation of Teachers and was a vice president of the Michigan Federation of Teachers. This collection contains issues surrounding teacher bargaining in the mid-1960s.

History

Jewell Mills was born in 1925 in Sequoia, California. He received a B.A. degree and teaching certificate from Kansas State Teachers College at Emporia, Kansas, and an M.A. degree from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. He is a member of the American Association of Mentally Deficient Children and a member of the International Council for Exceptional Children.

In 1948 he was active in organizing local 1448 - Utica Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO. He is also currently a member of the United Plant Guards of America. From 1964 through 1967 "Joe" Mills was a Vice President of the Michigan Federation of Teachers and three times delegate to the State Convention. In 1968 he was also a delegate to the National American Federation of Teachers Convention at Cleveland.

Arrangement

Arranged in 1 series – Series 1 (Box 1), and Series 2 (Box 2). Folders are arranged alphabetically.

Acquisition

The papers of Jewell Mills were deposited with the Labor History Archives in April, 1968, by Jewell Mills.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by DMD during July, 1968.
Title
Jewell Mills Papers
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid written by DMD.
Date
1968-07
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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