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Angelo Deitos Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000653
The Angelo Deitos Collection consists of meeting minutes, financial reports, leaflets, flyers, election campaign material and other items documenting the affairs of UAW Local 78 and the activities of labor union militants in the auto and other industries in the 1970's.

Important subjects in the collection: Independent Skilled Trades Council Kelsey-Hayes Company Trade Union Action and Democracy UAW Local 78 (Detroit, Mich.) United National Caucus

Dates

  • 1961 - 1981

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

.75 Linear Feet (2 MB)

Abstract

Angelo Deitos became president of the United Auto Workers Local 78 in the 1970s. His papers document the affairs of the local and the activities of labor union militants in the auto and other industries during that time.

History

Angelo Deitos worked as a skilled tradesman in Kelsey-Hayes's Romulus plant and was elected bargaining committeeman, executive board member, vice president and president of UAW Local 78 on an opposition slate in the 1960's and '70s. During his years in the plant he was active in a number of UAW rank-and-file dissident groups, including the Independent Skilled Trades Council and the Auto Workers Action Caucus, as well as the Michigan Committee for Trade Union Action and Democracy.

Arrangement

Folders are arranged alphabetically.

Acquisition

The papers of Angelo Deitos were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs between 1975 and 1982 by Mr. Deitos.

Related Materials

Concerned Unionists Records; Charles Dewey Papers; Enid Eckstein Papers; Labor Today Publications

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Margaret Raucher on May 16, 2007.
Title
Guide to the Angelo Deitos Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Margaret Raucher.
Date
2007-05-16
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
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Detroit MI 48202 USA