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UAW Local 280 Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000083
This collection consists of agreements, contracts, correspondence, grievances, and union-management meeting minutes.

Dates

  • 1946 - 1961

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

2 Linear Feet (4 MB)

Abstract

United Auto Workers Local 280 has served employees of the Continental Motors Corporation, Continental Aviation and Engineering Corporation and the Kaiser Corporation Detroit Engine Plant in Detroit, MI. The records of this local particularly document the problems which arise with the closing of a plant, such as the Detroit Engine Plant in 1954.

History

United Auto Workers Local 280 has served employees of the Continental Motors Corporation, Continental Aviation and Engineering Corporation and the Kaiser Corporation Detroit Engine Plant in Detroit, MI. The records of this local particularly document the problems which arise with the closing of a plant, such as the Detroit Engine Plant in 1954.

Arrangement

Folders are arranged alphabetically by subject and then chronologically therein.

Acquisition

The records of UAW Local 280 were deposited to the Walter P. Reuther Library in December 1963 by Nick Hyshka.

Related Materials

Refer to UAW locals and regions collections.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library on July 22, 1965.
Title
Guide to the UAW Local 280 Records
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
1965-07-22
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
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Detroit MI 48202 USA