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UAW Local 248 Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000507
The records cover the time period of the beginning of the organization, strikes and internal struggles, and a time of rebuilding. The collection includes 16 boxes of correspondence, transcripts from hearings and negotiations, organizational documents for Local 248 and other local groups, along with other records.

Dates

  • 1935 - 1956
  • Majority of material found within 1946 - 1955

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

16 Linear Feet (16 SB)

Abstract

This collection consists of the records of UAW Local 248 from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Local 248, founded in 1937, was a workers’ union of the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company – West Challis Works. The records cover the time period of the beginning of the local, strikes and internal struggles, and a time of rebuilding. The collection includes correspondence, transcripts from hearings and negotiations, organizational documents for Local 248 and other local groups, along with other records.

History

The Local 248, founded in 1937, was a workers’ union of the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company – West Challis Works.

Arrangement

Folders are listed by their location within each box. They are not necessarily arranged, so any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entire collection.

Acquisition

The records were deposited to the Walter P. Reuther Library in 1971.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Danielle Golling July - August, 2017.
Title
Guide to the UAW Local 248 Records
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Danielle Golling.
Date
2017-09-07
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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