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Robert Rossi Papers

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Identifier: LP002132
Abstract Robert Rossi was a union organizer who worked with the IWW and the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU) in the 1970s and 1980s. He was also involved with Students for a Democratic Society during the Vietnam War. His papers show the IWW’s efforts to organize and secure a contract for the workers at an Ann Arbor bookstore called the University Cellar in 1979. There are also materials about organization and negotiation efforts by the ILGWU for Pennsylvania garment workers....
Dates: 1969 - 1989

Samuel Krieger Papers

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Identifier: LP001616
Abstract Samuel Krieger was born in Russia on August 20, 1902. Mr. Krieger came to the United States at age two and grew up in New York and New Jersey. He graduated from grammar school and went to work in the aircraft industry. Mr. Krieger was a member and recruiter for the Industrial Workers of the World. He served as an international representative for the International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers. In 1953 he began work as an organizer and business agent for the International Brotherhood...
Dates: 1926 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1983

Stanley D. Kane Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 8
Identifier: LP001561
Abstract This collection contains an International Workers of the World (IWW) song book, I Will Win Songs to fan the flames of discontent originally published in 1926. 22nd edition. Inscribed inside is a note "Given in the memory of Judge Stanley D. Kane (1907-1991) who fought for union rights in the 40s, served on the Minnesota District Bench for 27 years, and, in his youth, rode the rails to the wheat fields of North Dakota."
Dates: 1926

Tatsuro Nomura Papers

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Identifier: LP000736
Abstract Contains books and articles regarding IWW translated from Japanese.
Dates: 1920 - 1973

Twentieth Century Trade Union Woman: Vehicle for Social Change Oral Histories

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Identifier: LOH002227
Abstract In the 1970s, the Program on Women and Work, a unit of the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations (ILIR), a jointly administered body of the University of Michigan and Wayne State University, coordinated an oral history project to document the lives and work of women active in the labor movement from 1900 through 1970. Joyce L. Kornbluh of ILIR served as project director. Many interviewers conducted interviews with participants across the United State. This project, "The Twentieth...
Dates: 1971 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1979

Utah Phillips Papers

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Identifier: LP002405
Abstract Bruce Duncan Phillips (1935-2008), better known as Utah Phillips, was born in Cleveland, Ohio on May 15, 1935. He became well known as a folk singer, performer, storyteller, poet, radio host, and activist beginning in the late 1960s and continued to be a prominent figure in the American folk and labor communities for the following four decades. He was a staple of folk festivals, a perennial touring musician, and ultimately became one of the distinguished elders of the folk music community. He...
Dates: 1915 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1968 - 2008

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.
Dates: 1921 - 1963

William E. Trautmann Papers

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Identifier: LP001660
Abstract A founding member and organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), William Trautmann served as secretary-treasurer and on the first IWW executive board. As an IWW organizer, Mr. Trautmann led the 1909 McKees Rocks, Pa. Pressed Steel Car Company Strike and the Lawrence, Mass. textile workers strike of 1912. Mr. Trautmann’s papers include a portion of an unpublished autobiography manuscript describing his experiences with the IWW and his involvement in various factional disputes.
Dates: 1905 - 1920

William Henkelman Papers

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Identifier: LP000610
Abstract William Henkelman served in WWI as a member of the American expedition to Russia, Michigan 'Polar Bear' unit. He became active in the Industrial Workers of the World after the war. His papers reflect his service in Russia and involvement in the IWW.
Dates: 1943 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1976

William Seraile Papers

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Identifier: LP000960
Abstract A specialist in African-American history, William Seraile served on the faculty of the Department of Black Studies of Herbert H. Lehman College, New York City. Mr. Seraile’s papers primarily relate to his research on Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) organizer Ben Fletcher.
Dates: 1921 - 1922

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International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 5
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International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 2
Robbins, Matilda 2
Agricultural Workers' Industrial Union 1
Alexander, Moses 1
Almeida, Arthur A. 1
American Federation of Labor 1
American Federation of Musicians 1
American Federation of Teachers 1
Anderson, Alfred, 1899-1973 1
Anderson, Rose 1
Ashleigh, Charles 1
Barnett, Eugene 1
Baskin, Alex 1
Briggs Manufacturing Company 1
Calvert, Herbert 1
Calvert, Mellie 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Cedervall, Frank 1
Cedervall, Tor 1
Communication Workers of America 1
Copeland, Tom 1
Coppess, James 1
Corder, Minnie F. 1
Dalton, Tracy 1
DiFranco, Ani 1
Doree, E. F. (Edward Frederick), 1889-1927 1
Earth First! (Organization) 1
East, Dennis 1
Edwards, Hagbard M. (Hagbard Marius) 1
Falkowski, Edward J. 1
Friedland, William H. 1
Georgakas, Dan 1
Gracia, Lawrence 1
Graves, Goddard 1
Green, Archie 1
Hall, Covington, 1871-1951 1
Henkelman, William, 1894- 1
Hering, Paul 1
Hoke-Miller, Floyd 1
Hotel & Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International Union 1
Industrial Workers of the World . San Francisco Bay Area Branch 1
Industrial Workers of the World. Detroit-Ann Arbor Branch 1
Ingar, David, -1970 1
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 1
International Labor Defense 1
International Union of Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 163 (Detroit, Mich.) 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Kane, Stanley D. 1
Kornbluh, Joyce L. 1
Krieger, Sadie 1
Krieger, Samuel 1
Latchem, E. W., 1888- 1
Loafer's Glory 1
Lutzai, George 1
Margolis, Eric 1
Marie, Ingar 1
McGuckin, Henry E., 1893-1974 1
McMahan, Ronald L. 1
Metal and Machinery Workers Industrial Union. No. 440 (Cleveland, Ohio) 1
Morse, Kendall 1
No Guff Records 1
Oneka, John 1
Panzner, John 1
Peace Center of Nevada County 1
Peace and Freedom Party (U.S.) 1
Petric, Faith 1
Philo Records 1
Program on Women and Work 1
Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948) 1
Rand School of Social Science 1
Reagan, Patrick D. 1
Reagan, Ronald 1
Righteous Babe Records 1
Roderick, Barry N. 1
Rogan, Elaine 1
Ross, Mark 1
Rossi, Robert 1
Sender, Garlin 1
Seraile, William, 1941- 1
Service Employees International Union 1
Sing Out! Corporation 1
Smith, Elmer 1
Smith, George 1
Sorrels, Rosalie 1
Steelink, Nicolaas, 1890- 1
Stewart, Polly 1
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
Taft, Philip 1
Tatsuro, Nomura, 1932- 1
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