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SEIU Secretary-Treasurer's Office: Subject File Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001542_Subj
Abstract The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) was founded in 1921 as a union of flat janitors. Over the years it has grown in size and scope, now comprising three divisions: healthcare, property services, and public services. SEIU’s Secretary-Treasurer’s Office: Subject File Records document the everyday dealings of the Secretary Treasurer’s Office, including interactions with the United States and Canadian governments, unions, federations (particularly the AFL-CIO), and internal SEIU...
Dates: 1943 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1984

Susan Holleran Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001389
Abstract Susan E. Holleran was a labor journalist for AFSCME's national headquarters and its international magazine. Additionally, she was a founding member of the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW), a member of the National Organization of Women (NOW), active in community service activities of the Washington, D.C. AFL-CIO, and coordinator of the first national conference on pay equity which resulted in the founding of the National Committee on Pay Equity in 1979. Holleran died of cancer on December...
Dates: 1973 - 1995

Ted Silvey Oral History

 Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 3: O-Si, Folder: 11-12
Identifier: LOH002309
Abstract In 1976, Dennis East interviewed labor organizer and educator Ted F. Silvey, who worked in the printer's trade before becoming a full-time labor organizer, educator, and speaker with the CIO. Collection consists of the interview recordings and transcript, conducted in parts over several days. Silvey talks about his career as a speaker and writer with the Ohio CIO Council and the national CIO, as well as his early life.
Dates: 1976-02-11 - 1976-02-14

UAW International Affairs Department. Washington Office: Victor Reuther and Lewis Carliner Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR002254
Abstract Created in 1955, the United Auto Workers International Affairs Department coordinated the activity of the UAW with free trade unions around the world. Victor Reuther was its first director and Lewis Carliner became his assistant in 1958. Their records reflect the activities of the department while it was under the auspices of the Washington Office. Subjects include: Agency for International Development; International Coalition of Free Trade Unionists; UAW relations with the AFL-CIO.
Dates: 1955 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1962

UAW Local 212 Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000076
Abstract UAW Local 212 represented workers of the Briggs Corporation, an automobile supplier eventually purchased by Chrysler Corporation. There were numerous company and union conflicts as well as factional union conflicts which mirrored the struggles within the UAW at large. Their records document shopfloor conditions, organizing, elections, and contract negotiations in the various plants serviced by the local.
Dates: 1937 - 1965

UAW President's Office: Owen Bieber Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001270
Abstract Owen Bieber began his career with the United Auto Workers in Michigan and went on to hold numerous regional and national positions before he was elected the UAW's sixth president in 1983, serving four terms. During his presidency, Canadian auto workers pulled out of the union, American auto companies downsized, and competition from foreign auto companies increased. He is credited with diversifying the UAW by inviting new members from areas outside industrial sectors. As president, Bieber also...
Dates: 1970 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1984 - 1994

UAW President's Office: Walter P. Reuther Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000261
Abstract The papers of Walter Reuther reflect his career with the UAW from its beginning, although the documentation for the pre‑presidential period is less complete. In addition to UAW material, there are extensive files relating to his work as an officer of the CIO, the AFL‑CIO and the ALA. In addition, there is considerable material relating to international labor organizations, international affairs, other labor unions, organizations of various kinds and his work in the area of public affairs.
Dates: 1933 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1970

Walter P. Reuther Library Vertical Files Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LR002617
Abstract The Vertical Files Collection is comprised of newspaper clippings, articles, pamphlets, public relations materials, and other ephemera related to the Reuther Library’s urban affairs and labor collections.
Dates: 1920 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2000

William Cook Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Com-Cr, Box 3, Folder: 6-7
Identifier: LP001138
Abstract William Cook served as a representative for the Wayne County Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) at two Joint Merger meetings held between the Wayne County Federation of Labor and the Wayne County CIO. Mr. Cook's papers pertain to the problems encountered in effecting the merger of the AFL and the CIO in the Metro-Detroit area.
Dates: 1957

William Kircher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000606
Abstract Mr. Kircher went to work in a defense plant in Cincinnati in 1941 and helped organize UAW Local 647. Subsequently, he held a number of staff positions with the UAW until 1955, when he became assistant director of organization of the AFL-CIO. From 1956 to 1964, Mr. Kircher served as assistant director of Region IX of the AFL-CIO. After returning to his former position as assistant director of organization (1 964-65), Kircher was appointed to succeed John W. Livingston as director of organization...
Dates: 1959 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1972

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International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 18
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Meany, George, 1894-1980 5
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Reagan, Ronald 4
Wurf, Jerry, 1919- 4
American Federation of Labor 3
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 3
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 3
Cordtz, Richard 3
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 3
Kirkland, Lane 3
Lucy, William, 1933- 3
Michigan State AFL-CIO 3
North American Free Trade Agreement (1992 December 17) 3
United Farm Workers 3
Zander, Arnold S. (Arnold Scheuer), 1901-1975 3
AFSCME. International Convention 2
Agricultural Labor Relations Board 2
American Federation of Teachers 2
Blanchard, James J., 1942- 2
Bluestone, Irving 2
Chapman, Gordon Warner, 1907- 2
Ciampa, P.J. 2
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 2
Dillon, Francis J. 2
East, Dennis 2
Ellickson, Katherine Pollak 2
Industrial Workers of the World 2
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 2
McEntee, Gerald W. 2
Mondale, Walter F., 1928- 2
National Association of Letter Carriers (U.S.) 2
Newman, Winn, 1924-1994 2
Public Services International 2
Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 2
Stern, Andy 2
United States. National Labor Relations Board 2
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education. 1
AFL-CIO. Department for Professional Employees 1
AFL. Flat Glass Workers Union 1
AFL. Windows Glass Cutters League 1
AFSCME. Council 36 (Calif.) 1
AFSCME. District Council 25 (Detroit, Mich.) 1
AFSCME. District Council 37 (New York, N.Y.) 1
AFSCME. District Council 77 (Detroit, Mich.) 1
AFSCME. Judicial Panel 1
AFSCME. Local 1640 (Detroit, Mich.) 1
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Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee 1
Air Line Pilots Association 1
American Arbitration Association 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Newspaper Guild 1
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Ames, Joseph Lynn, 1925- 1
Baskin, Alex 1
Basso, Joseph 1
Beasley, Olive, 1903- 1
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Carey, James B. 1
Carliner, Lewis 1
Chrysler Corporation 1
Clinton, Hillary Rodham 1
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Cook, William 1
DeShetler, Irwin L. 1
Dingwell, Robert E. 1
Donahue, Thomas R. (Thomas Reilly) 1
Eckstein, Peter 1
El Salvador 1
Fauntroy, Walter E. 1
Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (U.S.) 1
Firestone, Bernard J. 1
Flannery, Harry W., 1900-1975 1
Garst, Delmond 1
Golodner, Jack 1
Gore, Albert, 1948- 1
Gotbaum, Victor 1
Hatch Act 1
Henry, Mary Kay 1
Holleran, Susan E. 1
Humphrey, Hubert H., 1911-1978 1
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 1
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International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Community Action Program 1
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