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Government Military Investigations - Auto Industry Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001143

Scope and Content

The papers are copies of declassified documents relating to the investigation of individuals, including Walter P. Reuther, suspected of being communists in the automobile unions and industry. The file includes reports from the Staff Headquarters, Ninth Naval District, Great Lakes, Illinois, and from the Office of the Special Investigation Squad, Detroit Police Department.

Dates

  • 1933 - 1940

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

.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

Government files on suspected Communists.

Arrangement

Papers are arranged in chronological order.

Acquisition

The papers of the Government Military Investigations - Auto Industry were obtained from Don Machette of the National Archives and placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in September of 1983.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in 1984.
Title
Guide to the Government Military Investigations - Auto Industry Records
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
1984
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA