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Richard E. Harris Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: H, Box 7, Folder: 3
Identifier: LP001017
The papers of Mr. Harris consist of a tribute to Walter Reuther by Mr. Harris on the occasion of the union leader's death, in which the writer recalls the conditions of the autoworker in the pre-union days of the thirties.

Dates

  • 1970

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

.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

Richard Harris worked for the UAW, Michigan Department of Labor and Industry, and the American Arbitration Association. His papers consist of a tribute he wrote to Walter Reuther recalling the conditions of auto workers in the pre-union days of the 1930s.

History

Richard E. Harris was the Recording Secretary of UAW Local 3, Dodge Main plant, from 1935 to 1937. From 1937 to 1940 he was with the Department of Labor and Industry, State of Michigan and subsequently served as Arbitrator, Labor Panels, American Arbitration Association.

Arrangement

Materials arranged in 1 folder.

Acquisition

The papers of Richard E. Harris were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in September of 1980 by his daughter, Patricia Harris Bendedict, and were opened for research in October of 1984.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in October, 1984.
Title
Guide to the Richard E. Harris Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
1984-10
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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