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AFSCME Communications Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR002204
Abstract AFSCME has produced a regularly published magazine since its inception. Publication duties for this organ and other materials were accomplished by the Education and Publications Department for the first twenty years of AFSCME’s existence. The 1954 Convention, however, passed Resolution 14, establishing a Publications and Public Relations Department. This new department would continue to publish the AFSCME magazine and other materials and would also take on new media public relations duties both...
Dates: 1967 - 2002

CIO Political Action Committee (PAC) Records

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Identifier: LR000647
Abstract Subjects include: civil rights; Democratic Party politics; elections; labor legislation; national health care legislation; Taft-Hartley Act
Dates: 1943 - 1969

Economic Alliance for Michigan Records

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Identifier: UR001328
Abstract The Economic Alliance for Michigan was established as a non-profit labor and business coalition by for-profit companies and unions in 1982. It was founded to create a forum to discuss issues they all faced in their day-to-day operations and implement plans to mitigate these problems. Their ultimate goal is to revive Michigan’s economy and preserve these working conditions to make the state a great place in which to do business and be employed. Some of the issues they are taking action on in...
Dates: 1982 - 1985

Florida Christian Migrant Ministry Records

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Identifier: LR000868
Abstract Subjects include: Latino migrant workers; sugarcane industry; UFW; Florida agriculture; rural poverty; black migrant workers
Dates: 1949 - 1975

Mildred Jeffrey Papers

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Identifier: LP000300
Abstract Mildred Jeffrey worked as an organizer for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, as Educational Director of the Pennsylvania Joint Board of Shirt Workers, as a consultant to the War Labor Board, as Director of the United Auto Workers (UAW) Women’s Bureau, and as Director for UAW Community Relations and Consumer Affairs Departments. Ms. Jeffrey was also active in the Democratic Party and was a founding member and chair of the National Organization of Women’s (NOW) political arm, the...
Dates: 1920 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1979

Ted Ellsworth Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 5
Identifier: LP001628
Abstract Ted Ellsworth worked as a health care consultant though he also participated in a number of other activities and roles. He helped form the Motion Picture Health and Welfare Fund and served as an adminstrator. He also worked at the Institute of Industrial Relations and served as Chairman of the Health Plan Consultants Committee (HPCC). The HPCC was comprised of AFL and CIO union representatives and worked to access better health services. He passed away on April 26, 1996 at 90 years...
Dates: 1956 - 1995

UAW Research Library: Congressional Testimonies

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Identifier: LR002092
Abstract Since the formation of the United Auto Workers Union in 1935, union members have been actively involved in U.S. and international politics. Individual union members, from the highest ranking officer to the newest rank and file member have testified before Congress on issues ranging from trade and health care to housing and public welfare. Beginning in 1938 and ending in 2009 this collection documents the history of UAW members’ appearances before Congressional Committees. This collection...
Dates: 1938 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1991

UAW Social Security Department: Community Health Association Records

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Identifier: LR000317_CHA
Abstract In 1956, UAW President Walter Reuther enlisted community support for a prepaid group medical practice approach to health care. The purchase of Metropolitan Hospital on Detroit’s west side was the first major step taken to start the plan. The plan was received with great skepticism by many Detroit area physicians, who considered the new approach “socialized medicine,” but the controversy ended in 1959, when the American Medical Association dropped its longstanding ban against prepaid group...
Dates: 1954 - 1972

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