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AFT Great Lakes Regional Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001796
Abstract The American Federation of Teachers is a labor union representing primary and secondary school teachers, paraprofessionals, higher education faculty, professional staff, and nurses and other health care professionals. Regional offices fall under the auspices of the Department of Organizing and are responsible for organizing efforts and other assistance to local and state federations. The Great Lakes Region includes Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, West Virginia, and Indiana. The...
Dates: 1970 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2002

AFT Local 1700: Archdiocesan Teachers Federation (Chicago) Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001072
Abstract Files consist of correspondence, memos, reports, lists and other related materials to the unions operations. The collection contains information on contract negotiations and the Seton High School strike in 1968.
Dates: 1962 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1975

AFT Office of the President Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001553
Abstract Minutes, correspondence, reports, publications covering the president's office of Carl Megel and predominantly Charlie Cogen and David Selden. Important subjects are teacher strikes, contract negotiations, school desegregation, Oceanhill-Brownsville, education legislation, job stress, teacher centers.

The records are divided into two parts.
Dates: 1960 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1974

AFT Organizing Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR002654
Abstract The Organizing Department facilitates the growth of local affiliates of the American Federation of Teachers. Under the tenures of David Selden and Albert Shanker, both of whom had extensive organizing experience prior to their respective presidencies, organizing efforts ramped up significantly in the 1960s and 1970s. The AFT was the fastest growing union in the mid-1970s when organizing became a distinct department. The department provides services and resources to state and local affiliates...
Dates: 1961 - 2004

AFT Rhode Island Federation of Teachers Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001349
Abstract Papers consist of correspondence, reports, organizing materials, minutes and general files. The information contains information about the AFT, actions by the executive board and issues facing various locals in Rhode Island. Important correspondence are with Carl Megel, Senator Claiborn Pell, Albert Shanker, Edward McElroy, and John Fewkes.
Dates: 1946 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1977

AFT Secretary-Treasurer's Office Records

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Identifier: LR000348_STO
Abstract Papers covering the activities of various secretary-treasurers of the AFT. The secretary-treasurer oversees departments within the national office, collects per capita dues, responds to affiliates’ needs such as strike and collective bargaining assistance, and is closely involved with the AFT Executive Council and the AFL-CIO secretary-treasurers. Part I topics of note include organizing, segregated locals, worker education, international teacher unions, federal aid to education, and academic...
Dates: 1916 - 2005

ALPA Governing Bodies: Central Executive Council Records

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Identifier: LR002439
Abstract The Central Executive Council (CEC) was formed by the Board of Directors in 1932 and consisted of the President, First Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and regional Vice Presidents. The council functioned mainly as an advisory body to the President, and also worked on policies, planning, and programs for ALPA. The records are made up of minutes of CEC meetings from 1933-1946. Many of the subjects focus on the Council’s work interpreting and creating policies for the still new Association,...
Dates: 1933 - 1946

ALPA Governing Bodies: Executive Board Records

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Identifier: LR002246
Abstract The Executive Board (EXBD) was created in 1947 as part of ALPA’s governing structure to assist the Board of Directors (BOD) and manage the Association in between conventions. The Board is administrative in nature, exercises control over the association and manages its business affairs while the BOD is not in session. Made up of pilot and co-pilot representatives of each airline as well as the President, Executive Vice President, Vice President of Administration and Vice President of Finance,...
Dates: 1947 - 2003

ALPA Governing Bodies: Executive Committee

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Identifier: LR002245
Abstract The Executive Committee (EXCO) was established in 1951 as part of the organizational restructuring of ALPA, with the first meeting occurring in 1953. The Committee worked with the president in a consultation role and was designed to execute policies made by the Board of Directors (BOD) and Executive Board (EXBD) as well as recommend policy to both bodies. In addition the Committee also determined the organizational structure of the home office, ratified staff members, and was a trustee for ALPA...
Dates: 1953 - 1992

ALPA Governing Bodies: Executive Council Records

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Identifier: LR002247
Abstract The Executive Council (EXCL) was created by the Board of Directors (BOD) in 1992 to replace the Executive Committee. Like the Executive Committee the Council draws its power from the BOD and is designed to help govern the Association when the BOD is not in session and also to interpret the Constitution, By-Laws and policy. Unlike the Executive Committee the Council was not designed to make recommendations in policy. The Council covers mainly Financial and Accounting, and Organizational and...
Dates: 1992 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1993 - 2001

ALPA Herndon EAL Strike Center Records

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Identifier: LR002456
Abstract The Herndon EAL Strike Center Records document the 265 day strike on Eastern Airlines (EAL) from March 4, 1989 - November 23, 1989. During this period 3400 of 4200 EAL pilots went out on sympathy strike along with the flight attendants represented by the Transportation Workers Union (TWU), both of whom voted to honor the International Association of Machinists (IAM) strike of Eastern Airlines. The Herndon EAL Strike Center Records focus on the records of EAL Council 142 located in Herndon, VA,...
Dates: 1986 - 1990; Majority of material found in 1989 - 1989

ALPA Miami EAL MEC Records

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Identifier: LR000247_Miami
Abstract Parts 1 and 2 of the EAL MEC Records spans 30 years but focuses mainly on the last decade of Eastern’s operations. Major subjects include mergers, air safety and bankruptcy litigation.
Dates: 1960 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1990

ALPA Miami Joint Council Office Records

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Identifier: LR002510
Abstract The ALPA Miami Joint Council Office (JCO) was a regional office for ALPA Region II and councils in the Southeast United States. It was home to several Master Executive Councils (MEC) and Local Executive Councils (LEC) including: Braniff Airways MEC and Council 29, Delta Airlines Council 71, Eastern Airlines MEC and Council 18, National Airlines MEC and Councils 8 and 73, Pan American Airways (PAA) Council 10, Pan American-Grace Airways (Panagra, PNG) MEC and Councils 38 and 83 and Riddle...
Dates: 1935 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960

ALPA President's Department Records

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Identifier: LR000247
Abstract The President's Department records are arranged in three parts. Part I: The Air Line Pilots Association was formed in secret in 1930 by a group of “Key Men” from each airline, they formed openly and affiliated with the American Federation of Labor in 1931. In that same year David Behncke was elected president of ALPA, an office he held twenty years, until being recalled in 1951 (and off and on through 1952 during his legal battle with ALPA). His successor, Clarence Sayen, held...
Dates: 1931 - 1998

ALPA Publications

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Identifier: LR002495
Abstract The ALPA Publications is a collection of pamphlets, newsletters, magazines, bulletins, manuals, constitutions and by-laws, arbitration transcripts, and research reports produced by, or involving ALPA from 1933-2006. ALPA’s main publication, Air Line Pilot, is still in print and so not included here, but both ALPA national, and individual Master Executive Councils (MEC) also produced a wide variety of publications during the past 80 years which are included in this collection.
Dates: 1933 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1968

ALPA Publications: Air Line Pilot

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Identifier: LR002500
Abstract Air Line Pilot is ALPA’s main publication and has been in continuous print since April 1932. The first volumes were published twice a month, and came in newspaper form, running about 4 pages each. ALPA soon began to produce Air Line Pilot monthly and steadily increased the page count, eventually publishing in the present magazine form in 1949. Air Line Pilot covers a variety of topics relevant to pilots such as news in the airline industry, ALPA structure and Association news, technical...
Dates: 1931 - 2019

ALPA Steward and Stewardess Division Records

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Identifier: LR002252
Abstract The Steward and Stewardess Division was created by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) Board of Directors in 1960 after ALPA and the Air Line Stewards and Stewardess Association (ALSSA) separated in 1959. Following the same basic structure as ALPA, the division had its own Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Executive Board, and national officers of Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Initially consisting of 20 airlines and around 3,580 stewardesses, by 1969 the S&S Division...
Dates: 1949 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1971

American Federation of Teachers Oral Histories

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Identifier: LOH000348
Abstract Between 1985 and 1987, as part of an American Federation of Teachers-sponsored project, oral historian Renee Epstein interviewed leading figures in AFT on signficant aspects of their history with the union. From 2001 to 2009, AFT Archivist Dan Golodner concluded the project. Collection consists of transcripts and recordings of 29 interviews. Topics discussed in Part 1 include the rise of the militant teacher, early collective bargaining and strikes, AFT political structure, Shanker vs. Selden...
Dates: 1985-06-29 - 2009-10-26

Cook County College Teachers Union, Local 1600 Records

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Identifier: LR002098
Abstract The Cook County College Teachers Union, AFT Local 1600, began to organize the faculty of the City Colleges of Chicago in 1965 and won official recognition in 1966. This collection represents a comprehensive record of the CCCTU’s administrative operations, its meetings, strikes, and publications. Also included in the collection are news clippings, photos, videos, and various memorabilia from the CCCTU’s history. Personal and official correspondence from the CCCTU’s longtime president, Norman G....
Dates: 1966 - 2009

Dearborn Federation of Teachers Local 681 Records

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Identifier: LR001794
Abstract Part of the national American Federation of Teachers and statewide Michigan Federation of Teachers, the Dearborn Federation of Teachers, was chartered on February 28, 1945. Twenty years later, in1965, Michigan passed the Public Employee Relations Act; a law making organization and collective bargaining legal for public employees. Members of the union serve at four high schools, seven middle schools, 21 elementary schools, a community college and one early learning center within the city of...
Dates: 1939 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1989

Detroit Symphony Orchestra Hall, Inc. Records

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Identifier: UR001290
Abstract The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) grew out of an attempt by a group of ten young women in 1914 to provide Detroit with culture. A permanent home, Orchestra Hall, was built in 1919 by C. Howard Crane. The DSO performs regular subscription and special concerts, as well as provides a number of special events and programs outside of Orchestra Hall. The records of the DSO relate its administration, marketing, and public relations, as well as the orchestra's community outreach, cultural...
Dates: 1950 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1986

Detroit Typographical Union No. 18 Records

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Identifier: LR000986
Abstract Detroit Typographical Union (DTU) No. 18 was established in 1852 in conjunction with the establishment of the National Typographical Union (later known as the International Typographical Union or ITU). Throughout its history the union has represented three major dailies: The Detroit News, The Detroit Free Press and The Detroit Times as well as suburban newspaper publications and non-newsprint publishers of the Detroit metropolitan area.The DTU records document its administration and...
Dates: 1897 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1987

Dolores Huerta Papers

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Identifier: LP001861
Abstract Dolores Huerta champions the rights of farm workers and Latinos. As a young teacher her experiences in classrooms filled with hungry children of migrant farm workers led her to believe that an even greater need was organizing farm workers. Dolores first met Cesar Chavez in the late 1950s while organizing farm workers under the name of the Agricultural Workers Association. In 1962 they founded the National Farm Workers Association in Delano, California. Today, Dolores Huerta continues to place...
Dates: 1970 - 1995

Helen Bowers Papers

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Identifier: LP001879
Abstract Helen Marie Newman Bowers was born in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin on May 16, 1908. After graduating from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, she began teaching art in Detroit, Michigan in 1933 and quickly got involved with the Detroit Federation of Teachers (DFT), Local 231. She left the teaching profession in 1958 to become the executive secretary of the DFT. Together with DFT President Mary Ellen Riordan, Detroit teachers won collective bargaining in 1964. Helen Bowers won duty-free...
Dates: 1934 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1970

Howard Hursey Papers

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Identifier: LP002047
Abstract Howard Hursey was a national representative for the American Federation of Teachers. This collection documents his time as an organizer from the 1960s through the early 1970s. The American Federation of Teachers experienced huge growth in membership during this time and the collection represents this and the strain on AFT workers. Mostly Hursey organized in the Southern United States, but there are materials from Los Angeles and Illinois and points in-between. The correspondences contain...
Dates: 1961 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1974

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American Federation of Teachers 12
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United States. Federal Aviation Administration 7
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United States. National Mediation Board 6
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International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 5
United States. Civil Aeronautics Board 4
National Education Association of the United States 3
Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 3
United Farm Workers 3
AFL-CIO 2
Continental Airlines 2
Eastern Air Lines 2
McElroy, Edward 2
Service Employees International Union 2
Stern, Andy 2
Sweeney, John J. 2
Texas Air Corporation 2
United States. National Transportation Safety Board 2
Agricultural Labor Relations Board 1
American Federation of Teachers. Great Lakes Regional Office 1
American Federation of Teachers. Local 1175 (Alaska) 1
American Federation of Teachers. Local 1700. Archdiocesan Teachers Federation (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Ballard, James 1
Bieber, Owen 1
Bluestone, Irving 1
Bowers, Helen (Helen Marie Newman) 1
Burt, George, 1903- 1
California Teachers Association 1
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 1
Clinton, Hillary Rodham 1
Cook County College Teachers Union. Local 1600 1
Dearborn Federation of Teachers. Local 681 1
Detroit Federation of Teachers 1
Detroit Public Schools 1
Detroit Symphony Orchestra 1
Detroit Typographical Union No. 18 (Mich.) 1
Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement 1
Elliot, John 1
Epstein, Renee 1
Feldman, Sandra 1
Flight Engineers' International Association 1
Glenn, Elinor 1
Golodner, Dan (Daniel) 1
Henry, Mary Kay 1
Hursey, Howard 1
Illinois Labor Relations Board 1
International Union, United Automobile Workers of America (CIO). Local 833 (Sheboygan Falls, Wis.) 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. Ford Department 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 53 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 7 1
Kansas City Federation of Teachers 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Kugler, Phil 1
Lamphere Federation of Teachers. Local 1614 1
Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013 1
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Michigan Federation of Teachers 1
Mississippi Freedom Schools 1
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Porter, Robert 1
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Sachs Waldman (Detroit, Mich.) 1
Shabat, Oscar E. 1
Shelley, Joan-Marie 1
Sherman, Jocelyn 1
Swenson, Norman 1
United Educators of San Francisco 1
United States. National Labor Relations Board 1
United States.. Senate Select Committee on Improper Activities in Labor and Management 1
Velasco, Peter 1
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