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William Cook Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Com-Cr, Box 3, Folder: 6-7
Identifier: LP001138
The papers consist of the minutes of two Joint Merger Meetings held August 12, 1957 and September 9, 1957 between the Wayne County Federation of Labor and the Wayne County CIO Council in Detroit. Mr. Cook, a member of Local 58 of the Brewery Workers and a resident of East Detroit, was one of the representatives for the Wayne County CIO Council at this meeting. These minutes deal with the problems encountered in effecting the merger of the AFL and the CIO in the Metro-Detroit area.

Dates

  • 1957

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

.5 Linear Feet (2 folders)

Abstract

William Cook served as a representative for the Wayne County Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) at two Joint Merger meetings held between the Wayne County Federation of Labor and the Wayne County CIO. Mr. Cook's papers pertain to the problems encountered in effecting the merger of the AFL and the CIO in the Metro-Detroit area.

History

William Cook served as a representative for the Wayne County Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) at two Joint Merger meetings held between the Wayne County Federation of Labor and the Wayne County CIO.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged in 2 folders.

Acquisition

The papers of William Cook were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in December of 1982 by Mr. Cook via the East Detroit Memorial Library which acted as intermediary in the disposition. The papers were opened for research in October of 1983.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in October, 1983.
Title
Guide to the William Cook Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
1983-10
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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