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Abstract In late 1967, Herbert Hill, labor director for the NAACP, visited Wayne State University in Detroit to conduct oral histories with African American men and women on their experiences in the labor movement. Between 1967 and 1970, Hill, with local interviewers Roberta McBride, Jim Keeney, and Norman McRae, completed numerous interviews in Detroit. Hill also visited New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Berkeley for several additional interviews to round out what would become known as the Blacks in...
Abstract Stepp worked for nineteen years at the Chrysler Highland Park plant and advanced through positions of union leadership from shop committeeman, chief steward and vice president of Local 490 to the Chrysler-UAW National Negotiating Committee. In 1967 he was appointed international representative with Region 1B, was elevated to assistant regional director in 1973 and in 1974 was elected International Vice President, assuming Nelson Jack Edwards' spot on the union's International Executive...
Dates: 1940 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1989
Abstract Paul Ste-Marie was active in organizing the Mechanics Educational Society of America and was a charter member of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 600. Mr. Ste-Marie’s papers document the early activities of the UAW, particularly concerning labor relations at the Ford Rouge plant, UAW factionalism, and politics of Local 600.
Dates: 1939 - 1943
Abstract The UAW Chrysler Department was formed in the year following the tumultuous sit-down strikes of 1937. Responsible of the department included planning, developing, negotiating, and administering collective bargaining agreements for Chrysler workers in the United States and Canada. The records of the department reflect its administration and activities and largely include the files of Arthur Hughes, an administrative assistant and assistant director in the department from 1940-1978.
Dates: 1938 - 1985
Abstract Subjects include: African-American workers; anti-Semitism; civil rights; community action programs; CIO state councils; race relations; Democratic Party; Detroit Revolutionary Union Movements; employment discrimination; Sunnyhills Housing Cooperative; Ku Klux Klan; Mexican Americans; gender discrimination; women's rights; United Steelworkers of America; sharecroppers; skilled trades; school desegregation
Note: Box 13 is unavailable.
Note: Box 13 is unavailable.
Dates: 1940 - 1980
Abstract African-American autoworkers; automation; Detroit Labor Action Committee; National Safety Council; South African politics and economy; UAW Eaton Council; health and safety issues
Dates: 1946 - 1985
Abstract United Auto Workers Region 1B represents locals in the southeastern and thumb areas of Michigan. This includes workers at the major automotive manufacturers, Huck Manufacturing, TRW, Briggs Manufacturing, Eaton Manufacturing and Bohn Aluminum. Their records document the services Region 1B provided to locals and its political activities in the region.
Dates: 1939 - 1985
- African American labor leaders 2
- African American labor union members 2
- Automobile industry and trade 2
- Civil rights 2
- Plant shutdowns 2
- Politics, Practical 2
- Strikes and lockouts 2
- Women in the labor movement 2
- African American women 1
- Automation 1
- Automobile industry workers 1
- Collective bargaining 1
- Contract negotiations 1
- Detroit (Mich.) -- Race relations 1
- Forging -- Health aspects 1
- Forging industry 1
- Foundry workers -- Labor unions 1
- Grievance procedures 1
- Housing 1
- Labor movement 1
- Labor unions -- Factionalism 1
- Michigan -- Politics and government 1
- Oral histories 1
- Transcripts 1
- Women 1 ∧ view less
- Association of Catholic Trade Unionists 1
- Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 1
- Democratic Party (Mich.) 1
- Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
- Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement 1
- Hill, Herbert 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Chrysler Department 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 1-B 1
- Keeney, Jim 1
- McBride, Roberta 1
- McRae, Norman 1
- Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 1
- Ste-Marie, Paul 1
- Stepp, Marc 1
- United Steelworkers 1 ∧ view less
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