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Abstract The UAW Chrysler Department was formed in the year following the tumultuous sit-down strikes of 1937. Responsible of the department included planning, developing, negotiating, and administering collective bargaining agreements for Chrysler workers in the United States and Canada. The records of the department reflect its administration and activities and largely include the files of Arthur Hughes, an administrative assistant and assistant director in the department from 1940-1978.
Dates: 1938 - 1985
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 199 was charted in 1936 in St. Catherines, Canada. It represented employees of McKinnon Industries, a subsidiary of General Motors. Records of the local reflect primarily the its financial, executive, and bargaining activities.
Dates: 1944 - 1964
Abstract UAW Local 417 was chartered in 1945. The original charter was issued to Great Lakes Greyhound Garage in Birmingham, Michigan. An amalgamated local, its membership comes primarily from auto parts companies in Detroit's northern suburbs: Clawson, Royal Oak, Birmingham, Troy, Ferndale and Sterling Heights. Dean Spooner became President of the Local in 1963, and remained in office for the remainder of the period covered by this collection. Subjects include: auto parts plants in Detroit's...
Dates: 1954 - 1983
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 650 grew out of Local 182 in Lansing, MI representing Reo Motors employees. The local survived a company bankruptcy and reorganization in the late 1930s and early 1940s and numerous company-union conflicts in the post WWII period. The records of the local reflect its operations and activities upon behalf of its members.
Dates: 1937 - 1964
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 678 originally serviced the Chevrolet plant and parts warehouse in Baltimore, MD. before merging in 1969 with Local 239, Fisher Body. The records relate to activities and operations prior to the merger.
Dates: 1940 - 1968
- Labor unions 5
- Collective bargaining 4
- Contract negotiations 2
- Plant shutdowns 2
- Strikes and lockouts 2
- African Americans 1
- Arbitration, Industrial 1
- Automobile industry workers 1
- Labor unions -- Organizing 1
- UAW Locals and Regions 1 ∧ view less
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 4
- General Motors Corporation 2
- Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 2
- American Federation of Labor 1
- Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 1
- Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Chrysler Department 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 199 (St. Catherines, Canada) 1
- 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 678 1
- Meany, George, 1894-1980 1
- Woodcock, Leonard 1 ∧ view less
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