Fred Masters Papers
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Li-Ma, Box 10, Folder: 12
The collection contains clippings, election materials and other items pertaining to Mr. Masters' career in Local 50.
- 1942 - 1945
- Masters, Fred (Person)
Language of Materials
Material entirely in English.
Collection is open for research.
Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library
Rules for Use of Archival Materials.
.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Mr. Masters served in several offices for UAW Local 50, which represented the workers at the Willow Run Bomber Plant during World War II. The collection contains mostly materials from Local 50 elections.
Fred Masters joined Briggs Local 212 of the UAW in 1937. Shortly after Masters was employed by Fords and became a voluntary organizer in the Rouge Plant during the UAW's drive to organize Fords. He served as a picket captain during the Ford Strike of 1941. In 1942 Masters transferred to the Willow Run Bomber Plant. At Willow Run he became active in UAW Local 50, serving it in many offices, including plant chairman.
Material is arranged in 1 folder.
The papers of Fred Masters were deposited with the Labor History Archives in January 1966 by Mr. Masters.
Processed and finding aid written by WP in March, 1966.
- Guide to the Fred Masters Papers
- Processed by WP.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description