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Armand Nevers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP002448
The Armand Nevers' papers contain Detroit News strike videos, "No Scab Papers" lawn sign, two large banners, photos, labor calendars, framed Detroit News Strike graphic, clippings, pamphlets, sign-in sheets for Action Coalition of Strikers and Supporters, anti-Iraq war buttons and bumper sticker.

Important Subjects: Detroit News. Newspaper Strike, Detroit, Michigan, 1995-2000. Strikes and lockouts Strikes and lockouts--Newspapers--Michigan--Detroit.

Important Names: Armand Nevers

Dates

  • 1990 - 2009

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

1.5 Linear Feet ((1 MB, 1 SB), 4 OS items)

Abstract

Armand Nevers was a printer for the Detroit News for over 35 years and a member of the Detroit International Typographical Union Local 18. He participated in strikes against the Detroit News and Detroit Free Press in the 1990s and became an outspoken proponent for union rights nationally.

The Armand Nevers' papers contain Detroit News strike videos, "No Scab Papers" lawn sign, two large banners, photos, labor calendars, framed Detroit News Strike graphic, clippings, pamphlets, sign-in sheets for Action Coalition of Strikers and Supporters, anti-Iraq war buttons and bumper sticker.

History

Armand Nevers was a printer for the Detroit News for over 35 years and a member of the Detroit International Typographical Union Local 18. He participated in strikes against the Detroit News and Detroit Free Press in the 1990s and became an outspoken proponent for union rights nationally.

Arrangement

Material has been minimally arranged and reflects its original order as acquired by the Archives. Subjects may be dispersed throughout the entire collection.

Acquisition

Materials donated to the Reuther Library by Armand Nevers on September 18, 2013.

Related Materials

Action Coalition of Strikers Records

Transfers

Videotape cassettes (Box 2) and two banners sent to the audiovisual department. A lawn sign and one print transferred to the general ALUA oversized boxes.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Gavin Strassel on January 21, 2014.
Title
Guide to the Armand Nevers Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Gavin Strassel.
Date
2013-01-21
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA