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Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15

 Container

Contains 14 Collections and/or Records:

W. G. Wamsley Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 1
Identifier: LP001283
Abstract W.G. Wamsley was an employee of the Chrysler Corporation. His papers include a description of a proposed invention and a Chrysler Corporation memo concerning employee unionization.

John Walsh Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 2-3
Identifier: LP001145
Abstract John Walsh was a member of various labor unions, and served as strike committee chairman in the International Longshoreman’s Association, and as an organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). Mr. Walsh’s papers consist of correspondence between himself and his brother, Joseph Walsh. The letters convey Joseph Walsh’s observations about the Depression and the events leading up to World War II, and describe the working conditions of laborers, particularly that of miners, and the...

Thomas Ward Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 4
Identifier: LP001042
Abstract Thomas Ward was a member of United Auto Workers (UAW)-Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) Local 157. Mr. Ward’s papers relate to the activities of Local 157, and it’s agreements with the Chicago Pneumatic Tool Company of Detroit.

Truda Weil Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 5
Identifier: LP000456
Abstract Truda Weil served as executive secretary of the Teacher's Union of New York City, and later of the New York Teacher’s Guild. Ms. Weil’s papers relate to the Henry Richardson Linville Memorial Lecture of 1947 and the Henry R. Linville Award of 1959. Included in the collection is correspondence between Ms. Weil and John Dewey.

Western Federation of Miners: Calumet-Hecla Strike Records

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 6
Identifier: LR000593
Abstract Correspondence between attorneys representing miners in the strike in Michigan’s copper country.

Walter Westman Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 7
Identifier: LP001103
Abstract As a member of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), Walter Westman served as secretary of the IWW General Defense Committee, as IWW General Secretary-Treasurer, and was active as an organizer. Mr. Westman’s papers are composed of membership cards documenting his involvement in the IWW.

Robert Wiederaenders Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 8
Identifier: LP000327
Abstract Robert Wiederaenders consist of a convention speech given by Walter Reuther and a press release for the Detroit Lutheran League.

Norbert Wiener Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 9
Identifier: LP001168
Abstract The author of "Cybernetics or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine," mathematician Norbert Wiener pioneered the science of communication and control theory known as cybernetics. Mr. Wiener’s papers consist of copies of correspondence with Walter Reuther regarding issues of labor and automated manufacturing.

Jack Wilse Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 10
Identifier: LP00043J
Abstract Jack Wilse was involved in organizing the United Auto Workers Local 65 and served on the Region 5 War Labor Board during WWII. His papers document the activities of the war labor board.

Eleanor Wolf Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 10-12
Identifier: LP000908
Abstract Eleanor Wolf taught in the Sociology Department at Wayne State University until she retired as Professor Emerita in the mid 1980s. Her papers reflect her wide interests in community and student affairs.

Robert Wright Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 13
Identifier: LP001674
Abstract Robert Wright served as president of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 274. Mr. Wright's papers document the 1944 Chicago Dodge plant election between the International Association of Machinists Lodge 113 and UAW Local 274, and the campaigns of factions within Local 274.The Robert Wright Collection consists primarily of handbills and other material documenting the 1944 election between International Association of Machinists Lodge 113 and UAW Local 274 to represent workers at the...

Cornelius J. Yaklin Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 14
Identifier: LP000505
Abstract Subjects include: UAW and General Motors strike

Winthrop Yinger Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 15-18
Identifier: LP001020
Abstract Winthrop Yinger served as the Executive Director of the Fresno Area Council of Churches and the Fresno Area Migrant Workers and in the English Department of Fresno State College, where he established a repository of materials related to the farm worker movement. Mr. Yinger's papers relate to Cesar Chavez and the San Joaquin Valley Farm Workers Collection of Fresno State College.

Richard Zweiback Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 19
Identifier: LP000268
Abstract Papers of a former International representative for the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Union in the Michigan area. Correspondence, clippings, and handbills cover negotiations with local governments of suburban Detroit.