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UAW Local 5 Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000277
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...

UAW Local 51 Records

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Identifier: LR000355
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 51 services the Plymouth auto plant in Hamtramck, MI. Their records document the locals activities and interests.

UAW Local 576 Records

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Identifier: LR001200
Abstract Subjects include: Divco Truck plant in Detroit; grievances; employee benefits

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...

UAW Local 595 Records

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: U-V Box 14, Folder: 6
Identifier: LR000219
Abstract Local 595 is located in Linden, New Jersey and services General Motors, BOP Assembly Division. Their records cover local strike issues and time studies.

UAW Local 598 Records

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: U-V Box 14, Folder: 7
Identifier: LR000834
Abstract Subjects include: Fisher Body Plant No. 2 (Flint, Michigan)

UAW Local 599 Records

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Identifier: LR000210
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 599 represented workers in the Buick plant in Flint, MI and is noted for its involvement in the anti-Martin struggles during the early years of its existence. The records of the local reflect routine operations.

UAW Local 600 Records

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Identifier: LR000176
Abstract UAW Local 600 was chartered August 9, 1938, but did not gain much worker support until the Rouge plant-wide strike of April 1, 1941. The first UAW contract with Ford Motor Company was signed June 20, and ratified by the Local July 22, 1941. With 50,000 to 80,000 members in various periods, many from the massive River Rouge Complex, Local 600 has been both the largest and the most controversial local in the UAW. Local 600 is also known for its progressive streak, having hosted civil rights icons...

UAW Local 650 Records

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Identifier: LR000177
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.

UAW Local 662 Records

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Identifier: LR000095
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 662 was organized to service the General Motors plant, Delco-Remy Division in Anderson, IN, absorbing the former UAW Local 146. Records reflect activities, including a women's auxilliary, that occurred mainly following the local's 1939 charter.

UAW Local 664 Records

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Identifier: LR000235
Abstract Established in 1939 when the International Executive Board revoked the charter of pro-Martin Local 118, United Auto Workers Local 664 serviced members at Fisher Body, Chevrolet, and Prophet Company in North Tarrytown, NY. The records reflect the Martin controversy, strikes, conferences, and other activities of the local.

UAW Local 678 Records

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Identifier: LR000451
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.

UAW Local 7 Records

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Identifier: LR000187
Abstract Subjects include: Chrysler Jefferson Avenue assembly plant (Detroit); absenteeism; civil rights; 1950 Chrysler strike; factionalism; fair employment practices; skilled trades; Taft-Hartley Act.

UAW Local 72 Records

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Identifier: LR001486
Abstract Subjects include: Kenosha labor; American Motors Corp.; General Motors; Hudson Motor Car Co.; Nash-Kelvinator Corp.; NLRB

UAW Local 75 Records

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Identifier: LR000536
Abstract Subjects include: automobile industry and collective bargaining in Milwaukee; American Motors Corp.; Nash-Kelvinator Corp.; Hudson Motor Car Co.; Seamon Body Plant.

UAW Local 870 Records

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Identifier: LR000472
Abstract Subjects include: Ford Motor Co. (Dallas)

UAW Local 879 Records

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Identifier: LR000684
Abstract UAW Local 879 represents workers at the Twin City Ford Motor Company plant in St. Paul, Minnesota. It was chartered in 1941 following the recognition of the UAW by the Ford Motor Company. During the late 1940's and the 1950's, Local 879 participated in the Minnesota State CIO Farm Labor Relations Program. To demonstrate the relationship between farmers and labor, Local 879 and other CIO-affiliated unions set up booths and other displays at various Minnesota county fairs. Subjects include:...

UAW Local 9 Records

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Identifier: LR000274
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.

UAW National War Labor Board and National Labor Relations Board Records

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Identifier: LR000634
Abstract Soon after Pearl Harbor, the UAW and other unions voluntarily pledged to forego strikes for the war’s duration. To compensate, the federal government agreed to control prices, but wage increases were also limited. The National War Labor Board was established late in 1941 (formally, by executive order in January of 1942) to administer wage control in national industries such as automobiles, shipping, railways, airlines, telegraph lines, and mines. It ceased operating in 1946, and thereafter...

UAW Oral Histories

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Identifier: LOH002229
Abstract In the fall of 1959, the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, a joint body of the University of Michigan and Wayne State University, formally began an oral history project on the "Development of Unionism in the Automobile Industry." The project's aims were to provide additional historical sources for scholars working on the history of auto unionism, to capture the recollections of those who played a key role in this story, and to discover additional archival materials on labor...

UAW President's Office: Douglas Fraser Records

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Identifier: LR001116
Abstract Douglas A. Fraser was elected UAW President in 1977 following the retirement of Leonard Woodcock. As UAW President Fraser presided over the emergence of Japanese auto imports into the previously US dominated auto industry, growing concerns over air quality, worker safety issues, and job re-training. In 1981 Fraser successfully reunited the UAW with the AFL-CIO after a 13 year absence. Fraser was also instrumental in assisting Chrysler Motor Company’s federal bailout loan to avoid the company’s...

UAW President's Office: Howard Young Records

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Identifier: LR001400
Abstract Howard Young began working for the UAW in 1960, as an Actuarial Consultant and later became the Director of the Social Security Department. Later in his UAW career, his main function was as Special Consultant to the President, but he also worked as a member of the Pension Research Council, Director of Social Security, Director of the Research, and Director of Information Systems. He worked for the UAW from 1960-1971 and again from 1974-1987. During that time he worked under four UAW presidents:...

UAW President's Office: Leonard Woodcock Records

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Identifier: LR000262
Abstract Leonard Woodcock was named President of the UAW in May 1970, following the death of Walter P. Reuther. He was elected to a full term in April, 1972, and again in 1974. In 1970 as UAW President Woodcock led a 67 day strike against General Motors which resulted in securing the “30 and out” retirement program and restoring full cost of living benefits. In the 1973 negotiations Woodcock secured further benefits for auto workers including dental insurance, restrictions on overtime, improved COLA and...

UAW President's Office: Owen Bieber Records

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Identifier: LR001270
Abstract Owen Bieber began his career with the United Auto Workers in Michigan and went on to hold numerous regional and national positions before he was elected the UAW's sixth president in 1983, serving four terms. During his presidency, Canadian auto workers pulled out of the union, American auto companies downsized, and competition from foreign auto companies increased. He is credited with diversifying the UAW by inviting new members from areas outside industrial sectors. As president, Bieber also...

UAW President's Office: Walter P. Reuther Records

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Identifier: LR000261
Abstract The papers of Walter Reuther reflect his career with the UAW from its beginning, although the documentation for the pre‑presidential period is less complete. In addition to UAW material, there are extensive files relating to his work as an officer of the CIO, the AFL‑CIO and the ALA. In addition, there is considerable material relating to international labor organizations, international affairs, other labor unions, organizations of various kinds and his work in the area of public affairs.

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International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 595 (Linden, N.J.) 2
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Meany, George, 1894-1980 2
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High, Steven C. 1
Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations (University of Michigan--Wayne State University) 1
International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers 1
International Union, United Automobile Workers of America (CIO). Local 400 (Detroit, Mich.) 1
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International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 1112 (Lordstown, Ohio) 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 900 (Wayne, Mich.) 1
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International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 5 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 7 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 7 . Toronto Sub-Regional Office 1
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International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 9A 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Implement Workers of America. Local 576 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 1088 (Winona, Minn.) 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 5 (South Bend, Ind.) 1
King, R. T. 1
Kitzman, Harvey 1
Korth, Philip A. 1
Llewellyn, Percy 1
Majerus, Raymond E. (Raymond Edward) 1
McDermott, Dennis 1
Mechanics Educational Society of America 1
Milkman, Ruth 1
Morris, Ken, 1915-2008 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
National Organization for Women 1
Newspaper Guild. Local 22 (Detroit, Mich.) 1
North American Free Trade Agreement (1992 December 17) 1
Palmer, Francis R., 1908- 1
Panush, Sol 1
Parker, Paul J. 1
Pennington, Loren 1
Pflug, Warner W. 1
Reuther, May 1
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