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Charles Baker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000152

Scope and Content

This collection represents the office files maintained by Baker during the successful campaign against the right-to-work amendment, for the period 1958 to 1959.

Dates

  • 1958 - 1959

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.

History

Charles Baker, one-time staff member of the UAW, was associated with the Burr Public Relations Agency of Toledo, Ohio. This agency handled the public-relations duties of the United Organized Labor of Ohio during its drive to defeat the proposed right-to-work amendment of 1958 in Ohio.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (4 MB)

Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, clippings, press releases and other files created by Charles Baker's public relations agency in Toledo, Ohio. The papers pertain to the agency's work for the United Organized Labor of Ohio in their successful campaign to defeat a proposed right-to-work law in Ohio in 1958.

Arrangement

Material arranged alphabetically.

Acquisition

The papers of the Charles Baker Collection were deposited with the Labor History Archives in May 1965 by Mr. Baker.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by WWP in February 1966.
Title
Guide to the Charles Baker Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by WWP.
Date
1966-02
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

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