Will Poyfair Papers
Scope and Content
Contents are diaries from 1903, 1905, and 1912-1922.
- 1903 - 1922
- Poyfair, Will (Person)
Language of Materials
Material entirely in English.
Collection is open for research.
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Will Poyfair was an hourly worker for the Buick Motor Company, Flint, Michigan. His papers consist of pocket diaries, primarily from 1912 to 1922. Daily entries are generally limited to hours worked, daily rate of pay, with frequent mention of type of work, i.e., assembly aprons, doors, etc.
.25 Linear Feet (1 MB)
Contains diaries of workers at Buick Motor Co. (Flint, Michigan).
Diaries arranged chronologically.
The papers of Will Poyfair were purchased by the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in February of 1979.
Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in April 1986.
- Guide to the Will Poyfair Papers
- Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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