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UAW Women's Department: Lillian Hatcher Records

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Identifier: LR000972
Abstract Subjects include: women workers; labor education; politics

UAW Women's Department Records

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Identifier: LR000446
Abstract Subjects include: civil rights; Equal Rights Amendment; health issues; National Organization for Women; worker education

Victor G. Reuther Papers

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Identifier: LP000002_VGR
Abstract Victor Reuther began his UAW career as an organizer for Local 174 in 1937, the same year he participated in the Flint Sit-Down Strike. In the 1940s he moved up to the UAW national organization, serving in several leadership positions culminating in the directorship of the International Affairs Office from which he retired in 1972. His papers reflect his work with the UAW, especially relating to international community organizations. The material in the collections was originally used by Reuther...

Victor Reuther Oral History

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Identifier: LOH002305
Abstract In 1984, Ida Burati interviewed labor leader Victor Reuther, focusing on anticommunism in the labor movement following World War II. Collection consists of an audiotape. Reuther talks about Jay Lovestone, George Meany, and the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU).

Victor Reuther Oral History

 Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 3: O-Si, Folder: 8
Identifier: LOH002304
Abstract In 1980, R. T. King interviewed labor leader Victor Reuther as part of the Indiana University Oral History Project on the Indiana economy in the twentieth century. Collection consists of a transcript. Reuther discusses UAW organizing activity in Indiana in 1937, which involved a sit-down strike at the General Motors Guide Lamp Division in Anderson.

Victor Reuther: UAW New Directions Movement Papers

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Identifier: LP000002_NDM
Abstract Victor Reuther came out of retirement in the 1980’s to support Jerry Tucker and the New Directions Movement (NDM). The NDM emerged as a dissident caucus of UAW local union leaders within Region 5, particularly of General Motors facilities. Jerry Tucker unsuccessfully ran as the NDM candidate for regional director in the 1986 convention. Mr. Tucker won a second election, which was ordered following charges contesting the election results, but the following year he was defeated in the next term...

Vincent J. Murray Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Mc-Mo, Box 11, Folder: 10
Identifier: LP000727
Abstract Vincent Murray served a term as United Auto Workers Local 889 (Dodge Truck Unit) President and was active in Michigan State Republican politics. Mr. Murray’s papers consist of an article authored by Murray, offering criticism of Walter Reuther.

Virgil Collins Papers

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Identifier: LP000199
Abstract Mr. Collins has served in several offices with UAW Local 216, which services the General Motors Assembly Division plant in South Gate, California. Proceedings, correspondence, and other items cover such areas as intra-local disputes and the 1972 election of the director for UAW Region.

W. Jett Lauck Papers

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Identifier: LP000409
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence between W. Jett Lauck, an advisor to John L. Lewis during the 1930s, and Jay Lovestone. Among the topics discussed are United Auto Workers' factionalism; developments in the labor movement, especially the CIO and John L. Lewis; the CIO and the Communist Party; the late 1930s UAW Strikes at GM; the International Ladies Garment Workers Union under David Dubinsky.

Walter Dorosh Papers

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Identifier: LP000699
Abstract Walter Dorosh served as president of United Auto Workers Local 600. His papers reflect his chairmanship of the UAW Convention Resolutions Committee and to a lesser degree, his work with the UAW Ford National Negotiations Committee, the UAW Skilled Trades Department, and the UAW Community Action Program.

Walter P. Reuther Library Vertical Files Collection

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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.

Westray Henney Papers

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Identifier: LP000587
Abstract Westray 'Weck' Henney was active in the United Auto Workers, particularly UAW Local 6. His papers reflect his active involvement with this local.

Will Poyfair Papers

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Identifier: LP000916
Abstract Contains diaries of workers at Buick Motor Co. (Flint, Michigan).

William and Ann Kemsley Papers

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Identifier: LP000943
Abstract An active member of United Auto Workers Local 174, William Kemsley held various offices as an organizer and advocate of union education. Mr. Kemsley served as education director of the Michigan Council of Industrial Organizations (CIO), as a staff member of the Economic Cooperation Administration in Paris, and as a representative of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) to the United Nations. Journalist Ann Kemsley was editor of the Wisconsin CIO News and wrote for...

William Dufty Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: D, Box 4, Folder: 5-8
Identifier: LP000388
Abstract During the late 1930s and early 1940s, Mr. Dufty served in various public relations positions with the UAW. He was public relations director for the UAW's drive to organize the aircraft industry; most of the correspondence and clippings in the collection concern this phase of his career.

William Goldmann Papers

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Identifier: LP000288
Abstract Clippings, correspondence, briefs, affidavits, notes, contracts, minutes, and leaflets collected by Mr. Goldmann, who was president (1940-46) and member of the Shop Bargaining Committee of UAW Local 230 (Chrysler- Los Angeles), and International representative to UAW Region 6 (Western US). Subjects include the conspiracy trial of Local 230 members (1939); LaFollette Senate Committee Hearings; and Local 230 Strike (1957). George Addes is a principal correspondent.

William Hardy Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: H, Box 7, Folder: 3
Identifier: LP000318
Abstract The William Hardy papers consist of a Victor Reuther speech given on January 28, 1937.

William Humphreys Papers

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Identifier: LP000170
Abstract Correspondence, minutes, briefs, agreements, clippings, and miscellaneous materials collected by Mr. Humphreys, who served as president of UAW Local 539 at the Campbell Wyant and Cannon Foundry, Muskegon, Michigan; vice-president of Michigan CIO Council; UAW International representative; and assistant director of the UAW Foundry Wage and Hour Council. Subjects include NLRB election at Albion Malleable Iron Company (1952-53), and National War Labor Board (1945).

William Kircher Papers

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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...

William Ogden Papers

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Identifier: LP000050
Abstract One copy of the original Studebaker-UAW contract of May 21, 1937.

Willoughby Abner Papers

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Identifier: UP000545
Abstract The papers of Mr. Abner reflect his work with the UAW, and to a lesser extent, his involvement in civil rights and community activities.Part I consists of correspondence, reports, newsletters, and miscellaneous publications reflecting Mr. Abner's positions with the UAW and his social concerns. Until 1963 Mr. Abner was with the Education and Citizenship Department of UAW Region 4, located in Chicago. In 1963 he moved to Detroit to become the assistant director of the Leadership Study...

WJBK-TV Collection: Walter Reuther's FBI Files

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Identifier: UR001359
Overview The WJBK-TV Collection: Walter Reuther's FBI Files consists of the FBI FOIA release files and related correspondence concerning Walter P. Reuther. The files were released by the FBI under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and were then obtained by WJBK-TV Inc. under the direction of WJBK-TV Inc. reporter, William J. Gallagher, in 1987. The majority of the FBI files contain records concerning an internal security investigation of Walter Reuther and the United Auto Workers (UAW) between 1940...

Wyndham Mortimer Papers

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Identifier: LP001171
Abstract As United Auto Workers (UAW) Vice-President, Wyndham Mortimer worked to organize the employees of General Motors Fisher Body Plant, which led to the Flint Sit-Down Strike of 1936-1937, and later participated in the negotiations that achieved the first UAW-GM contract. Mr. Mortimer was active in factional struggles within the UAW as a leader of the Unity Caucus and was ultimately expelled from the UAW with charges of Communist allegiance. Mr. Mortimer’s papers document his work in the UAW,...

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