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Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12

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Contains 13 Collections and/or Records:

Francis O'Rourke Diary

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 1
Identifier: LP000518
Abstract Mr. O'Rourke participated in the sit-down at the Fisher Body Plant 2 in Flint, Michigan. His diary notes cover the entire period of the strike from December 30, 1936 to February 11, 1937. The seventeen pages consist of short entries for each day of that strike.

Jana Pellusch Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 2
Identifier: LP000776
Abstract Jana Pellusch was a delegate to the second national convention of the Coalition of Labor Union Women held in Detroit in 1975. Her papers consist of personal comments and clippings from The Militant regarding the convention.

Henry J. Pfaff Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 3
Identifier: LP000672
Abstract Henry Pfaff was an immigrant laborer in the rubber industry in the second decade of the 20th century. His papers convey his reminisces about this time in his life, including his abortive unionizing efforts, the IWW, and various strikes. They include commentary on various economic and political philosophies and their impact on society and the working class.

Norman E. Philleo Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 4
Identifier: LP000349
Abstract Norman Philleo server for a period as Clerk of the House of Representatives of the Michigan legislature. His papers consist of a membership application for the Knights of Labor, one of the most important American labor organizations in the 19th century.

Ethel Polk Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 5
Identifier: LP001488
Abstract Ethel Polk worked as a secretary for the United Auto Workers - Works Progress Administration, Welfare Department in Detroit. Her papers consist of department records from her tenure there.

Quarry Workers International Union of North America Records

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 6
Identifier: LR001338
Abstract Contains the Lanesville, Mass. Branch #81 ledger.

Sophia Radlow Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 7
Identifier: LP000764
Abstract Contains Walter Reuther’s physical therapist’s correspondence.

Esther H. Read Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 8
Identifier: LP001307
Abstract Esther Read served as a faculty member of the Wayne State University College of Nursing. Ms. Read’s papers consist of clippings related to the work of automotive enthusiast and historian, Hayden Shepley, regarding early automobile history in Essex County, Massachusetts.

Robert Repas Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 9-11
Identifier: LP000731
Abstract Robert Repas was a professor in the School of Labor and Industrial Relations, Michigan State University, Lansing. Mr. Repas’ papers relate to the affairs of the National Recovery Administration (NRA) and the National Food and Grocery Distribution Code Authority of the NRA.

Victor Reuther Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 12
Identifier: LP000002
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, and clippings related to organizing auto workers in Indiana and to personnel changes in the UAW, preserved by Mr. Reuther, who was active in organizing auto workers in Detroit and Flint (1936-37). He was UAW director of organization for Indiana (1937); organizer and officer of Detroit West Side Local 174; assistant director of the UAW's War Policy Division; member of the War Manpower Commission and the War Production Board; UAW director of education (1946-51); and...

Harry Riseman Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 13
Identifier: LP001076
Abstract Attorney Harry Riseman was active in various socialist and labor organizations, including the Detroit Labor College, the Socialist Party of Wayne County, Michigan, and the Michigan Old-Age Pension League. Mr. Riseman’s papers primarily concern the issue of pensions for senior citizens, and also include materials related to socialist labor organizations in Detroit.

Barry Roderick Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 14
Identifier: LP001333
Abstract The papers of historian and collector Barry Roderick relate to left-wing political activities in Alaska. Included are flyers announcing events sponsored by the Juneau-Douglas Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and the Juneau Third World Perspective.

Elaine Rogan and Tor Cedervall Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 15
Identifier: LP000200
Abstract The Rogan-Cedarvall papers consist mainly of clippings pertaining to Mr. Cedervall's activities on behalf of the IWW in Cleveland, Ohio.