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Nancy E. Dunn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP002192
The Nancy E. Dunn Papers document the strike/lockout from its inception in July 1995 through December 2000. Documents include administrative and audiovisual materials that reflect the strikers' activities. These consist of court documents, correspondence, labor issues, status reports, newspaper clippings, and associated labor unions.

Important Subjects: Detroit Free Press Detroit News. Na tional Labor Relations Bureau (U.S.) Newspaper Strike, Detroit, Michigan, 1995-2000. Strikes and lockouts Strikes and lockouts -- Newspapers -- Michigan -- Detroit. Unfair labor practices.

Important Names: Robert Giles William Gould, IV Lou Mleczko Neal Shine Frank Vega Coleman A. Young

Dates

  • 1988 - 2004
  • Majority of material found within 1995 - 1999

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.

Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature -- personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.

Extent

7 Linear Feet (6 SB, 1 OS)

Abstract

Nancy E. Dunn, a Detroit Free Press copy editor and journalist, was heavily involved during the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News newspaper strike in the 1990s. Dunn not only participated on the picket line, but also acted as a spokesperson for the Metropolitan Council of Newspaper Unions. The Nancy E. Dunn Papers document the strike/lockout from its inception in July 1995 through December 2000. Documents include administrative and audiovisual materials that reflect the striker's activities. These consist of court documents, correspondence, labor issues, status reports, newspaper clippings, and associated labor unions.

History

Nancy E. Dunn, a Detroit Free Press copy editor and journalist, was heavily involved during the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News newspaper strike in the 1990s. Dunn not only participated on the picket line, but also acted as a spokesperson for the Metropolitan Council of Newspaper Unions.

Arrangement of the Papers

Folders are listed by their location within each box. They are not necessarily arranged, so any given subject may be dispersed throughout the entire collection.

Acquisition

The Nancy E. Dunn Papers were donated to the Walter P. Reuther Library by Nancy Dunn on May 25, 2011 and June 12, 2011.

Related Material

CWA News, Dale Rich Collection, Detroit Sunday Journal, Ellen Creager Papers, The Guild Reporter, Newspaper Guild Local 22: Detroit Records

Transfers

Oversized items and audiovisual materials (see inventory at end of guide) have been transferred to the Reuther Library's Audiovisual Department

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Leslie Van Veen on November 1, 2012.
Title
Guide to the Nancy E. Dunn Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Leslie Van Veen.
Date
2014-11-01
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2013-04-17: Folder inventory added by Deborah Rice.

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
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Detroit MI 48202 USA