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Prince Moon Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Mc-Mo, Box 11, Folder: 6-8
Identifier: LP001413
The papers of Mr. Moon consist of clippings, correspondence, and miscellaneous announcements relating to his work with the UAW and to a lesser degree his involvement with the Michigan Democratic Party.

Dates

  • 1974 - 1988

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

.75 Linear Feet (3 folders)

Abstract

As a member of United Auto Workers Local 22, Prince Moon served as an Executive Board member of the Wayne County American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Nations (AFL-CIO). Mr. Moon served on the staff of the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations of the University of Michigan and Wayne State University, as Educational Representative of UAW Region 1E, and as Assistant Director of the Black Lake UAW Family Education Center. As an active member of the Michigan Democratic Party, Mr. Moon served as Treasurer of the 14th Congressional District and as District Chairman of the Northern Michigan 11th congressional District. Mr. Moon's papers reflect his work with the UAW, and to a lesser degree, his involvement in the Michigan Democratic Party.

History

Prince Moon began his union activities in Local 22 of the Cadillac Motor Division, Detroit, Michigan in the early forties. While in the plant he served two terms as an Executive Board member of the Wayne County AFL-CIO. He later served on the staff of the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations of the University of Michigan and Wayne State University. He resigned this post to accept the position of Educational Representative for Region 1 E of the United Automobile Worker. In 1973 he was appointed Assistant Director of the UAW Family Education Center at Black Lake, Michigan. In 1988 he retired from the Educational Department of the Black Labor staff. Mr. Moon was also active in the Michigan Democratic Party organization, having served as Treasurer of the 14th Congressional District, District Chairman of the Northern Michigan 11th Congressional District at one time or another.

Arrangement

Materials arranged in 3 folders.

Acquisition

The papers of Prince Moon were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in September of 1989 by Mr. Moon and were opened for research in November of 1991.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in November, 1991.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Prince Moon Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
1991-11
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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