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Carol Haddad Papers

Identifier: LP002646

Scope and Content

This collection consists of materials relating to Dr. Haddad’s numerous labor and research related endeavors, mainly from between 1978 to the mid-1990s. Materials include copies of research articles, class outlines and lecture materials, conference speeches and materials, labor song books, union ephemera and labor history materials. Of particular note are materials from the annual Michigan Women Workers Schools and relating to women in the workforce, the Labor Technology Program and materials relating to international labor.


  • 1945 - 2004


Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.


Collection is open for research.


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.


7 Linear Feet (6 SB, 1 OS)


Dr. Carol J. Haddad is a long-time labor and technology researcher with a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. From 1978 to 1990, she served as a tenured faculty member at Michigan State University’s School of Labor and Industrial Relations, later holding senior positions with the American Society for Training and Development, the Industrial Technology Institute (at which she was the founding director of the Labor and Technology Program), and the Wayne State University College of Urban, Labor and Metropolitan Affairs. She taught for 23 years at Eastern Michigan University in the School of Technology Studies and the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies, while also serving as the North American Associate Editor for the journal "New Technology, Work and Employment" and as a member of the International Scientific Advisory Committee for AUTO21, a Canadian research project. Throughout her long career, Haddad collaborated with colleagues in the UK, Canada, Germany, Italy and Japan, and did extensive work relating to labor technology, labor education and women in labor.


Folders in each series are simply listed by their location within each box. They are not arranged, so any given subject may be dispersed throughout several boxes within each series.


Deposited to the Walter P. Reuther Library by Dr. Carol Haddad in June 2015.


A box of audio-visual materials including cassettes, VHS tapes, and photographic slides has been removed to the Reuther Library AV Department. Contents are described at the end of the collection inventory.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Kris Kniffen on November 30, 2015.
Guide to the Carol Haddad Papers
Processed by Kris Kniffen.
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Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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