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Bud and Hazel Simons Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000160
Abstract Correspondence, notebooks, picket cards, songs, newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia collected by Mr. Simons, who was strike chairman of Fisher Body Plant 1 during the Flint sit-down strikes of 1937. The collection deals solely with the strike and contains correspondence with John L. Lewis. An oral history interview with Mr. Simons is available.
Dates: 1937 - 1962

Flint Labor Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000517
Abstract Subjects include: Flint sit-down; Flint Trolley Coach strikes
Dates: 1937 - 1940; Majority of material found in 1937 - 1937

Mike Westfall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001354
Abstract Mike Westfall was a member of the United Auto Workers Local 598 in Flint, MI. His papers reflect his leadership in the Flint-based grassroots movement to bring attention to the effects of corporate restructuring and job loss in the automotive industry.
Dates: 1981 - 1987

Paul Parker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UP000423
Abstract Paul Parker worked for the Flint, MI Chevrolet Division of General Motors for forty-one years. During that time he served the United Auto Workers in several capacities and was active in local and state Democratic politics. His papers primarily reflect his activities in the Michigan House of Representatives.
Dates: 1939 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960

UAW Local 599 Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000210
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 599 represented workers in the Buick plant in Flint, MI and is noted for its involvement in the anti-Martin struggles during the early years of its existence. The records of the local reflect routine operations.
Dates: 1936 - 1966

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