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UAW Local 581 Records

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Identifier: LR001543
Abstract Late in 1936, a union office was opened at 4347 S. Saginaw St. in Flint, Michigan, across from General Motors Fisher Body Plant #1. The office, which handled the affairs of workers at Fisher Body, was part of AFL-affiliated UAW Local 156, representing several General Motors plants in Flint. The famous Sit-Down Strike of l936-37, which culminated in General Motors recognition of the UAW, started in the Fisher #1 plant. In April 1938, Local 581, representing Fisher Body workers, was chartered...

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  • Subject: Automobile industry and trade X
  • Names: International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 581 X