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UAW Local 154 Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000128

Scope and Content

The records of the local document well its early years as well as provide insight into its growth, development, and decline. Part 1: Series 1: 1936-1953 Series 2: 1934-1943 Series 3: 1933-1958 Series 4: 1939-1955 Series 5: 1950-1956
Part 2: Box 1-2, 1935-1964.

Dates

  • 1933 - 1963
  • Majority of material found within 1933 - 1960

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must indicate part # on call slip.

Use

Parts 1 and 2: Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

History

United Auto Workers Local 154 was formed in 1936 to represent Hudson Motor Car Company workers in Detroit until the company merged with Nash-Kelvinator in 1955 and operations were moved out of state. After the merger, Local 154 represented workers of the Special Products Division of American Motors where many former Hudson employees found work and Hudson retirees until it ceased activity in 1963.

Extent

6 Linear Feet (10 MB, 5 OS)

Abstract

United Auto Workers Local 154 was formed in 1936 to represent Hudson Motor Car Company workers in Detroit until the company merged with Nash-Kelvinator in 1955 and operations were moved out of state. After the merger, Local 154 represented workers of the Special Products Division of American Motors where many former Hudson employees found work and Hudson retirees until it ceased activity in 1963. The records of the local document well its early years as well as provide insight into its growth, development, and decline.

Arrangement

Part 1: Arranged in 5 series – Series 1 (Boxes 1-5), Series 2 (Box 6), Series 3 (Boxes 7-9), Series 4 (Box 10), and Series 5 (Boxes 11-14). Folders are arranged alphabetically.
Part 2: Arranged into 2 boxes. Folders are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Other Access Aids

Finding aid also available as a pdf file. https://www.reuther.wayne.edu/files/LR000128.pdf

Acquisition

Part 1: The records of UAW Local 154 were deposited to the Walter P. Reuther Library on January 19, 1965.
Part 2: The records of UAW Local 154 were deposited to the Walter P. Reuther Library in 1970 and 1974.

Related Materials

Refer to UAW locals and regions collections.

Processing History

Part 1: Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in 1965.
Part 2: Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in 1974.
Title
Guide to the UAW Local 154 Records
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
1965-09-03
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA