UAW Region 2 Records
Scope and Content
The records of UAW Region 2 consist of correspondence, minutes, clippings, newsletters, reports, financial records, wage data, grievances, and contracts. Most of the files pertain to the relations between UAW locals and companies in the region; a few relate to civic and labor programs in the Cleveland area.
- 1941 - 1985
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 2 (Organization)
Collection is open for research.
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UAW Region 2 was organized in 1939 with jurisdiction over locals in northeastern Ohio and northwestern Pennsylvania. By the late sixties, Region 2 had 70,000 members, nearly 50,000 of whom were in the Cleveland area, site of the regional headquarters.
29 Linear Feet (29 SB)
Subjects include: UAW organization in northeastern Ohio and northwestern Pennsylvania; Cleveland labor movement; UAW Locals 32, 70, 161, 217, 463, 486, 725, 1250, 1260; Kohler strike; employment discrimination
Folders are listed by their location within each box. They are not necessarily arranged so any give subject may be dispersed throughout the entire collection.
The records of UAW Region 2 were deposited at the Reuther Library.
A number of local union newspapers and contracts have been placed in the Archives Library.
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