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International Socialists Records

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Identifier: LR001225
Abstract The International Socialists existed from 1968 -1986 in the U.S. with national headquarters in Detroit, and branches in 14 other cities. It was preceded by the Independent Socialist Club, established in Berkley in 1964, which then formed an International Socialist Committee. The International Socialist Club appealed to radical student and Maoist groups. Kim Moody, contributor of several pivotal writings to the socialist cause, helped to establish a branch of the Independent Socialist Club in...

Ira A. Miller Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Mc-Mo, Box 11, Folder: 5
Identifier: LP000976
Abstract Ira Miller was a charter member of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 919 (Norfolk, Virginia), and served as president of UAW Local 920 (Richmond, Virginia). Active in union leadership, Mr. Miller received the Walter P. Reuther Distinguished Service Award. Mr. Miller’s papers consist of an autobiographical sketch of his career as a union official.

Irene Young Marinovich Oral History

 Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 2: G-M, Folder: 8
Identifier: LOH002328
Abstract In 1974, Susan Hartmann and Lucy Haessler interviewed Irene Young Marinovich, a veteran GM worker and local UAW leader at Detroit auto plants, including the General Motors Ternstedt Plant. Collection consists of the interview recording and transcript about the UAW and conditions for women workers in Detroit-area auto plants during the 1930s and 1940s.

Irene Young Marinovich Oral History

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Identifier: LOH002329
Abstract William "Bill" Bryce and Elaine Crawford interviewed labor activist Irene Young Marinovich for Bryce's documentary on Marinovich's life and work in the UAW,

Irving Bluestone Papers

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Identifier: LP000213
Overview Irving Bluestone (January 5, 1917-November 17, 2007) was born and raised in New York City. He received his B.A. at City College of New York in 1937 and attended the University of Bern, Switzerland for one year of postgraduate studies. In 1942, he joined the UAW in New Jersy and showing promise, was moved to Detroit in 1947 by Walter Reuther to join the General Motors Department. He became Leonard Woodcock's administrative assistant in 1955 and Walter Reuther's in 1961. In 1972 he was elected...

Irving Bluestone: Saturn Corporation Papers

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Identifier: LP000213_Saturn
Abstract Subjects include: Saturn Corporation; General Motors; UAW Local 1853 (Spring Hill, Tenn.); co-management/team production labor relations model; Michael Bennett

Irving Bluestone: UAW New Directions Movement Papers

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Identifier: LP000213_NDM
Abstract Subjects include: joint labor-management programs in the auto industry; UAW dissidents; UAW elections process; Jerry Tucker; Victor Reuther

Irving Richter Papers

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Identifier: LP000932
Overview Irving Richter served as president of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) Lodge 139 of the American Federation of Government Employees while employed by the FERA, which would later become the Works Progress Administration. Mr. Richter also served as an economist with the US Labor Department, and as the legislative representative and director of political action in the United Auto Workers-Congress of Industrial Organizations (UAW-CIO) Washington D.C. office. Mr. Richter was a...

Ivan Brown Papers

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Identifier: LP000286
Abstract Ivan Brown's papers reflect his involvement with UAW Local 952 in the 1940s, where he served as president, and his role as International Representative of UAW Region 1D in the 1950s-60s. The papers consist of correspondence, minutes, reports, press releases, grievance records, umpire cases, financial reports, mailing lists, Democratic State Central Committee reports, and publications collected by Mr. Brown. Subjects include sale of Ford Motor Company Iron Mountain Plant in 1951, Kingsford...

Jack Barbash Papers

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Identifier: LP001237
Abstract Jack Barbash held positions in the federal government, the labor movement, and academia, serving in departments such as the U.S. Office of Education, the Department of Labor, and the National Labor Relations Board. Mr. Barbash served as Research and Education Director for the Amalgamated Meat Cutters Union and for the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) Industrial Union, and served a term as president of the American Association of University Professors...

Jack Wilse Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 10
Identifier: LP00043J
Abstract Jack Wilse was involved in organizing the United Auto Workers Local 65 and served on the Region 5 War Labor Board during WWII. His papers document the activities of the war labor board.

Jacob Probe Papers

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Identifier: LP000706
Abstract Jacob Probe was a member of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 157 (Fisher Body Division). Mr. Probe’s papers document meetings between the Plant 21 Shop Committee and Plant 21 Central Development and Experimental Unit Management.

James D. Crowe Papers

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Identifier: LP000833
Abstract James Crowe was active in the organizing of United Auto Workers Local 157, and served as Recording Secretary of the National Tool and Die Organizing Committee and on Local 157’s Executive Board. Mr. Crowe’s papers relate to his early work with Local 157.

James G. Couser Papers

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Identifier: LP000030
Abstract Minutes of the Executive Board of UAW Ford Local 600 for 1948; pamphlets and circulars on the United Electrical Workers; circulars and lists of the Wayne County CIO; copies of In Fact for 1948 and 1949. Of particular interest is the "Report to the UAW International Executive Board by the Convention Investigating Committee" of March 1947, which deals with racketeer influence within unions. Mr. Couser was a member of that committee.

James H. Brown Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Br - Col, Box 2, Folder: 1
Identifier: LP000168
Abstract Correspondence and other documents pertaining to fair employment practices in the Ford Motor Company, and to alleged violations of Executive Order 10925, collected by Mr. Brown, presently serving in the UAW Ford Motor Department. In 1961 Ken Bannon, director of that Department, appointed Mr. Brown to supervise the equal employment opportunity provision of the Ford contract. Subjects include a discrimination complaint filed by the UAW in 1963 against Ford's Atlanta plant. Among the...

James Lindahl Papers

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Identifier: LP001061
Abstract James Lindahl served as Recording Secretary for the United Auto Workers-Congress of Industrial Organizations (UAW-CIO) Local 190 (Packard Motor Car Plant). Mr. Lindahl’s papers document his work for Local 190 and also include publications reflecting his interest in union membership and organizing, U.S. politics, the American worker, dissident groups, civil rights, and socio-economics, among other related subjects.

James Poland Papers

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Identifier: LP000361
Abstract A long-time employee of Bendix Corporation in South Bend, Indiana, Mr. Poland was an early member and officer of Federal Labor Union 18347, which later became UAW Local 9. He was also active in establishing an international union of auto workers. In the late 1930s and early 1940s, he served as an International representative for the UAW in the Indiana-Illinois area. Subjects covered are formation of the UAW, the Homer Martin factional struggle, and early years of Local 9. Correspondents include...

Jerry Tucker Oral History

 Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 4: Sm-T, Folder: 8-9
Identifier: LOH002259
Abstract Between March and June 2005, Mike Smith interviewed Jerry Tucker in a series of interviews. Tucker was a longtime union activist, former executive board member of the United Auto Workers International Union, and a founder of the UAW New Directions movement. He also spoke and wrote on labor issues. Collection consists of audio recordings for the entire interview and a partial, unedited transcript of the interview, covering the first five of the seven tapes. Tucker discusses topics such as his...

Joe Walton Papers

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Identifier: LP001382
Abstract A recipient of the Walter P. Reuther Distinguished Service Award, Joe Walton was a participant in the General Motors Flint Sit-Down Strike of 1936-1937 and held various posts in United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 581, including Sergeant-at-Arms and Financial Secretary. Mr. Walton’s papers document his involvement in the labor movement, particularly concerning the activities of Local 581.

John Allard Papers

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Identifier: LP001014
Abstract First elected to union office as secretary of United Auto Workers Local 230 in 1939, John Allard was elected as president of Local 230 in 1946, and also served in the International Union. The papers of Mr. Allard reflect his work with the UAW and, to a lesser degree, his involvement in community activities for retirees, most notably as a participant in the White House Conference on Aging.

John Anderson Papers

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Identifier: LP000135
Abstract Pamphlets and the UAW Public Review Board decision in the case of Anderson vs. UAW Local 15, Fisher Body-Fleetwood in Detroit. Mr. Anderson was on the International Executive Board of the UAW from 1936 to 1937, and was president of Local 15 from I946 to 1949. The Public Review case grew out of his suspension by Local 15 for charging misuse of union funds by local union officers.

John Blaich Papers

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Identifier: LP000375
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, reports, and other items pertaining to Mr. Blaich's work as chairman of the Tool and Die Division of UAW Local 600, Ford Rouge Plant, Dearborn, Michigan.

John Burton Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Br - Col, Box 2, Folder: 7
Identifier: LP000169
Abstract UAW Local 142 Executive Board and membership minutes, financial records, grievance records, and newspaper clippings collected by Mr. Burton, who served as a member of the Bargaining Committee of Local 142, Willow Run, Michigan.

John Cole Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Br - Col, Box 2, Folder: 16
Identifier: LP001487
Abstract John Cole worked for the Ford Motor Company for over fifty years. In 1942 he served as an International Representative from UAW Local 50, the Willow Run bomber plant. The papers of Mr. Cole consist of a typescript copy of the union agreement of November 1942 between the Ford Motor Company and the International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW-CIO).

John Conyers Sr. Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Com-Cr, Box 3, Folder: 3
Identifier: LP000158
Abstract Organizing leaflets, articles, invitations, newspaper clippings, and pamphlets collected by Mr. Conyers, who served as chief steward of UAW Chrysler Local 7 and as a UAW International representative for the Chicago area and for Region 1, Michigan.

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