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Robert Wright Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 13
Identifier: LP001674
The Robert Wright Collection consists primarily of handbills and other material documenting the 1944 election between International Association of Machinists Lodge 113 and UAW Local 274 to represent workers at the Chicago Dodge plant and the subsequent election campaigns of various factions within the victorious Local 274.

Dates

  • 1944 - 1945

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

Robert Wright served as president of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 274. Mr. Wright's papers document the 1944 Chicago Dodge plant election between the International Association of Machinists Lodge 113 and UAW Local 274, and the campaigns of factions within Local 274.

The Robert Wright Collection consists primarily of handbills and other material documenting the 1944 election between International Association of Machinists Lodge 113 and UAW Local 274 to represent workers at the Chicago Dodge plant and the subsequent election campaigns of various factions within the victorious Local 274.

History

Robert Wright was a skilled worker who served briefly as president of UAW Local 274 during a turbulent time in the local’s history.

Arrangement

Material arranged in 1 folder.

Acquisition

The papers of Robert Wright were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs by Ken Fones-Wolf and were opened for research in January of 1997.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in January, 1997.
Title
Guide to the Robert Wright Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
1997-01
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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