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Howard P. Hill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LR002639

Scope and Content

The majority of the collection contain speeches about the AFT and the value of joining a union written by Mr. Hill. There are also some newspaper clippings about the union and the right for teachers to form and be in unions.

Dates

  • 1959 - 1964

Creator

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.

Biography

Howard Hill was a school teacher at Weaver High School in Hartford Connecticut school system for 32 years. He was past president of the Connecticut State Federation of Teachers, and a charter member of the West Hartford Regents. He was a member of Memorial Baptist Church, Hartford. Mr. Hill was elected vice president of the CSFT in 1956 and president in 1958-1961. He continued to be active with the Hartford teachers union and participated in its strike. Hill died in 1995 at the age of 88.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 MB)

Language

English

Abstract

Howard Hill was a school teacher at Weaver High School in Hartford Connecticut school system for 32 years. He was past president of the Connecticut State Federation of Teachers, and a charter member of the West Hartford Regents. He was a member of Memorial Baptist Church, Hartford. Mr. Hill was elected vice president of the CSFT in 1956 and president in 1958-1961. He continued to be active with the Hartford teachers union and participated in its strike. Hill died in 1995 at the age of 88. The majority of the collection contain speeches about the AFT and the value of joining a union written by Mr. Hill. There are also some newspaper clippings about the union and the right for teachers to form and be in unions.

Arrangement

Material has been minimally arranged and reflects its original order as acquired by the Archives. Subjects may be dispersed throughout the entire collection.

Acquisition

Deposited by Mr. Hill’s niece Marjorie Louise Hill February 29, 2012

Related Materials

AFT Publications Collections, AFT State Federations Records

Creator

Title
Howard P. Hill Papers
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid written by Dan Golodner
Date
2015-07-16
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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