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Abstract A member of the Pipe Fitters Local Union No. 636, John F. Williams served as president of the Midwest Building Trades Council, as president of the Detroit Building Trades Council Executive Board, and held various positions within the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO). Mr. Williams was active in Michigan state Democratic politics and served in various civic organizations, such as the Wayne County Civic League and the Mayor’s Citizen’s Advisory Committee...
Dates: 1938 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1968
Abstract A member of the Detroit and Wayne County Federation of Labor, and later the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, Joseph Basso founded the City and County Public Service Employees Association, which later became the Public Employees Union. Active in community affairs and Democratic politics, Mr. Basso conducted campaigns for Frank Murphy and George Murphy, and also worked in civil defense during World Ward II. His papers reflect his involvement in the careers of...
Dates: 1927 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1967
Abstract Peter Eckstein has been involved with labor unions in the state of Michigan since the 1960s. Eckstein served as the research director for Michigan UAW-CAP; executive director of the Governor’s Commission on Jobs and Economic Development, where he drafted several important pieces of worker’s compensation legislation; and finally as research director of the Michigan AFL-CIO. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Economics and earned his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard. Mr....
Dates: 1967 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1986
Abstract Sam Fishman was born January 24, 1924 and spent the majority of his adult life involved with the labor movement in Michigan. He was originally an assembler and machinist for the Ford Motor Company and eventually became an official in UAW Local 400. He later was elected Vice-President of UAW Local 99 and then President of UAW Local 36 at the Ford Assembly Plant. Fishman would go on to serve as head of the UAW Community Action Program (CAP) for 12 years until his election as president of the...
Dates: 1966 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1984
- Workers' compensation 2
- Detroit (Mich.) 1
- Economics 1
- International labor activities 1
- Labor education 1
- Bieber, Owen 2
- Blanchard, James J., 1942- 2
- Bluestone, Irving 2
- Democratic Party (U.S.) 2
- Basso, Joseph 1
- Eckstein, Peter 1
- International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Community Action Program 1
- Kirkland, Lane 1
- Mondale, Walter F. (Walter Frederick), 1928- 1
- Reagan, Ronald (Ronald Wilson), 1911-2004 1
- Williams, John F. 1
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