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Abstract Journalist Archie Robinson served as the labor editor of the Detroit News, as a press officer for the National War Labor Board, as labor editor of the U.S. News and World Report, and authored George Meany and His Times, a history of the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and its president. Mr. Robinson’s papers document his career in journalism and his coverage of major labor issues.
Dates: 1927 - 1980
Abstract A member of the United Steelworkers of America (USWA), Edward Sadlowski served as president of Local 65 and as USWA District 31 Director. Mr. Sadlowski’s election as director of District 31 came as a result of a re-election following an investigation regarding violations in the initial election, which Sadlowski had lost to his opponent, Samuel C. Evett. Mr. Sadlowski’s papers primarily concern the events of the District 31 election, documenting the campaigns, investigations, and media coverage...
Dates: 1964 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1974
Abstract As an active member of the labor movement, Gene Saari worked for the Timber and Sawmill Workers Union Local 15, helped to form the International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers (IUMMSW, or Mine-Mill), and served as secretary-treasurer of United Copper Workers Union Local 494. Mr. Saari also served as a vice-president of the Michigan State Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), a Mine-Mill international representative, and as an organizer for the United Steelworkers of America. Mr....
Dates: 1913 - 1979
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: La-Le, Box 9, Folder: 16
Abstract An active union member and labor education advocate, Harry Lester was a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Firemen and Engineers, served as president of United Steel Workers (USW) Local 2659 and on the International Staff of USW District 29. Mr. Lester’s papers document his campaign for the position of USW District 29 Director.
Dates: 1980 - 1981
Abstract A member of the United Steel Workers of America (USW) Local 2659, Henry Austin was a participant in the “dues protest” movement which involved an unsuccessful effort to unseat David McDonald as national president in the spring of 1957. Contents primarily concern the local unions' dues protest activities of 1956-1957.
Dates: 1951 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1957
Abstract Retired UAW Vice President Irving Bluestone served on Weirton Steel Corporation's Board of Directors from 1984 to 1990, during a time when the company was the largest in the United States operating under an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). The papers in this collection were accumulated by Mr. Bluestone during his Board tenure.
Dates: 1950 - 1993
Abstract Meyer Bernstein was a union official in District 8 and 16 of the United Steel Workers (USW) and his papers consist primarily of memoranda, campaign literature, sample ballots, voting instructions, and clippings related to the USW International elections from 1953 through 1969.
Dates: 1964 - 1969
Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 2: G-M, Folder: 12
Abstract In 2001, Mike Smith interviewed labor and civil rights leader Oliver Montgomery on his lifelong advocacy for racial equality and worker rights, particularly in the steel industry. Collection consists of interview recordings and a transcript. Montgomery discusses his background, career, union activism, civil rights work, personal philosophy, and outlook on the future.
Dates: 2001-03-26; 2001-03-27
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Br - Col, Box 2, Folder: 8
Abstract Subjects include: Steel Workers Organizing Committee (Bethlehem Steel Johnstown Plant)
Dates: 1941 - 1942; Majority of material found in 1941 - 1941
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
- Labor unions 4
- African American labor leaders 2
- African American labor union members 2
- Labor 2
- African Americans 1
- Automobile industry and trade 1
- Civil rights 1
- Civil rights movement 1
- Collective bargaining 1
- Detroit (Mich.)--Race relations 1
- Flint Sit-Down Strike, 1936-1937 1
- Housing 1
- Labor movement 1
- Labor unions -- Organizing 1
- Labor unions--Factionalism 1
- Labor unions--Jurisdictional disputes 1
- Michigan -- Politics and government 1
- Mining engineering 1
- Oral histories 1
- Sound recordings 1
- Steel industry and trade 1
- Women 1
- Women in the labor movement 1 ∧ view less
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 2
- AFL-CIO 1
- Austin, Henry W. 1
- Bernstein, Meyer 1
- Bluestone, Irving 1
- Carlson, Robert E. 1
- Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 1
- Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 1
- Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
- Lester, Harry 1
- Meany, George, 1894-1980 1
- Montgomery, Oliver 1
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
- Robinson, Archie W. 1
- Saari, Gene 1
- Sadlowski, Edward 1
- Smith, Mike (Michael O.) 1
- United Mine Workers of America 1
- United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945) 1 ∧ view less
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