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A.G. Shultz Papers Edit

Summary

Identifier
LP000322
Finding Aid Author
Processed by DH.
Finding Aid Date
1968-07
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of Description
English

Dates

  • 1937 – 1967 (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.5 Linear Feet (Whole)
    (1 MB)

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Notes

  • Language of Materials

    Material entirely in English.

  • Abstract

    Correspondence, articles, election handbills, resolutions, proceedings, and newspaper clippings collected by Mr. Shultz, who served as financial secretary of GM Local 222, Oshawa, Ontario, and participated in the General Motors Strike of 1937. From his position as financial secretary of Local 222, he became one of the original organizers of the credit union movement in Canada. In the 1940s, he was a member of the Reuther Caucus, and president of the Canadian Labour Congress. He is presently a member of the board of directors of the Canadian Credit Union Society. Subjects include the 1937 GM Strike in Oshawa, credit unions, and the UAW Political Action Convention (1943).

  • Acquisition

    The papers of A.G. Shultz were deposited with the Labor History Archives in June 1968 by Mr. Shultz.

  • Processing History

    Processed and finding aid written by DH in July, 1968.

  • Access

    Collection is open for research.

  • Use

    Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

  • Citation Style

    "A. G. Shultz Papers, Box [#], Folder [#], Walter P. Reuther Library, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University"

  • History

    A.G. Shultz was an early member of Local 222 in Oshawa Ontario and participated in their 1937 strike. For several years he was financial secretary of Local 222 and publisher of the "Oshaworker". From his position as financial secretary he became one of the original organizers of the credit union movement in Canada. A long time member of the Canadian Reuther Caucus, in the 1940's he was president of the Canadian Labor Congress. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Credit Union Society.

  • Scope and Content

    Series 1: Copies of Clippings, Correspondence, Etc., 1937-1967

  • Arrangement

    Arranged in 1 series – Series 1 (Box 1). Folders are generally arranged chronologically.

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