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Abstract Ted Silvey began in the printer's trade before moving up the ranks in the Ohio Congress of Industrial Organizations and joining the national CIO Speakers Bureau in 1944. In that capacity, he lectured at labor union schools, union meetings and conferences, and non-union gatherings. His papers document his public speaking for the CIO as well as his writings, especially those on automation, computer, and industrial technology.
Dates: 1936 - 1969
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 5 began in 1933 as an American Federation of Labor local at Studebaker in South Bend, Indiana, established in opposition to depression conditions. By the time it became affiliated with the UAW in 1935 it was the largest auto local in the early struggle to establish auto unions and one of the earliest to organize. They joined with other industrial unions to form the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1937 and remained one of the leading locals in UAW history...
Dates: 1937 - 1965; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1965
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 9 was chartered as an American Federation of Labor local in 1933, servicing workers at the Bendix Products Corporation in South Bend, Indiana. After a disagreement with the AFL, the local joined the UAW in 1935, participating in the auto industry's first sit-down strike the following year.
Dates: 1933 - 1963
- Automobile industry and trade 2
- Automation 1
- Grievance procedures 1
- Labor movement 1
- Labor unions 1
- Labor unions -- Organizing 1
- Labor unions--Jurisdictional disputes 1
- Strikes and lockouts 1
- World War, 1939-1945 1 ∧ view less
- Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 2
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 5 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 9 1
- Silvey, Ted F. 1
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