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A.G. Shultz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000322
Series 1: Copies of Clippings, Correspondence, Etc., 1937-1967

Dates

  • 1937 - 1967

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

0.5 Linear Feet ((1 MB) )

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).

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.

Arrangement

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

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.
Title
A.G. Shultz Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by DH.
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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