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Abstract Arthur Calhoun was an author of many published books, a scholar, and a teacher at a large number of American universities, focusing largely on economics and sociology. His papers reflect both his personal and professional interests and are mainly comprised of manuscripts of his writings on subjects as diverse as religion, history, workers education, gerontology, and the humanities.
Dates: 1899 - 1975
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: A - Bo, Box 1, Folder: 6
Abstract This collection consists of transcripts of interviews with Charles Ashleigh (born in 1892) conducted by the Sussex Society for the Study of Labor History in 1973 and 1975. Ashleigh describes his personal experiences with the Industrial Workers of the World and other radical groups in the years prior to and during World War I and the early 1920s.
Dates: 1973; 1975
Abstract Don Binkowski spent his career serving the people of Michigan as a Warren councilman, delegate of the Michigan Constitutional Convention, and judge in the 37th District Court. Privately, Binkowski, a passionate historian, copiously researched and wrote extensively on Polish and Polish-American history and interests, and on North Detroit. This collection is mainly comprised of Binkowski’s research collected in the pursuit of publication, specifically his three books: Col. P.W. Norris –...
Dates: 1920 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1980
Abstract The International Socialists existed from 1968 -1986 in the U.S. with national headquarters in Detroit, and branches in 14 other cities. It was preceded by the Independent Socialist Club, established in Berkley in 1964, which then formed an International Socialist Committee. The International Socialist Club appealed to radical student and Maoist groups. Kim Moody, contributor of several pivotal writings to the socialist cause, helped to establish a branch of the Independent Socialist Club in...
Dates: 1943 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1980
Abstract James Lindahl served as Recording Secretary for the United Auto Workers-Congress of Industrial Organizations (UAW-CIO) Local 190 (Packard Motor Car Plant). Mr. Lindahl’s papers document his work for Local 190 and also include publications reflecting his interest in union membership and organizing, U.S. politics, the American worker, dissident groups, civil rights, and socio-economics, among other related subjects.
Dates: 1930 - 1959
Abstract John Dwyer was active in the labor movement as an organizer for numerous labor unions, including the International Ladies Garment Workers, Amalgamated Clothing Workers, and the Retail Clerks union. Mr. Dwyer worked as the New York State Organizer for the Socialist Party and served as State Secretary of the Massachusetts State Council of Industrial Organizations (CIO).As a Trotskyist, Mr. Dwyer was expelled from the Socialist Party, after which he joined the Socialist Workers Party...
Dates: 1920 - 1987
Abstract John Herling was a prolific journalist, working for several publications and serving as White House correspondent and syndicated columnist specializing in labor affairs throughout the 1950s and 1960s. He owned "John Herling's Labor Letter," which he edited and published from 1947 to 1990, as well as authoring several books, including Strikes Under the New Deal, The Great Price Conspiracy, and ...
Dates: 1911 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1979
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: I-K, Box 8, Folder: 12
Abstract Maynard Krueger was an economics professor who was an active member of the Socialist Party, serving as its chairman in 1934. His papers consist of correspondence between Socialist Party members and supporters in the UAW, relating to the struggle for ascendancy among the Socialist, Communist, and Martin factions in the union.
Abstract Nemmy Sparks was a Communist Party member and leader. His papers reflect the internal struggles of the Party in the latter half of the 1950s and late 1960s and include several of his unpublished manuscripts on the subject of Communism.
Dates: 1942 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1973
Abstract Ronald Aronson, a Detroit native, was educated at Wayne State University, the University of California, Los Angeles, the University of Michigan, and Brandies University, where he earned his PhD in the History of Ideas. A renowned expert on the work of Jean-Paul Sartre, Aronson’s has actively worked to study the New Left and the nature of hope and its relation to political commitment. Aronson taught at Wayne State University from 1968 to 2013 in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies,...
Dates: 1977 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1997 - 2005
Abstract Samuel Krieger was born in Russia on August 20, 1902. Mr. Krieger came to the United States at age two and grew up in New York and New Jersey. He graduated from grammar school and went to work in the aircraft industry. Mr. Krieger was a member and recruiter for the Industrial Workers of the World. He served as an international representative for the International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers. In 1953 he began work as an organizer and business agent for the International Brotherhood...
Dates: 1926 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1983
Abstract William Gausmann held positions in Europe, the United States and Vietnam as a labor advisor, news analyst and policymaker with various European and United States government agencies. Mr. Gausmann’s papers relate his work concerning labor issues, Communism, and the Vietnam War and to a lesser degree, his associations with the Socialist Party and the Lutheran Church of America.
Dates: 1942 - 1977
- Communism 10
- Labor 5
- Labor movement 3
- Labor unions 3
- Labor unions and communism 2
- Radicalism 2
- Social history 2
- Civil rights 1
- Detroit (Mich.) -- Politics and government 1
- Education 1
- Ford Hunger March, 1932 1
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 1
- Labor leaders -- United States 1
- Oral histories 1
- Poland 1
- Polish people 1
- Politics, Practical 1
- Smith Act Trial, Detroit, M.I., 1953 1
- Sound recordings 1
- The Michigan Six 1
- Transcripts 1
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 1
- Women's rights 1
- World War, 1914-1918 1 ∧ view less
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 5
- Industrial Workers of the World 2
- Socialist Workers Party 2
- AFL-CIO 1
- Abern, Martin 1
- American Federation of Teachers 1
- Aronson, Ronald, 1938- 1
- Ashleigh, Charles 1
- Binkowski, Don 1
- Calhoun, Arthur W. (Arthur Wallace), 1885-1979 1
- Center for Democratic Values 1
- Children's Crusade for Children 1
- Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 1
- Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 1
- Dwyer, John, socialist 1
- Finkel, James 1
- Gausmann, William C. 1
- International Brotherhood of Teamsters 1
- International Socialists (U.S.) 1
- Krieger, Sadie 1
- Krieger, Samuel 1
- Krzycki, Leo 1
- Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
- League for Industrial Democracy 1
- Lindahl, James 1
- Maynard C., 1906-1991 1
- Moody, Kim 1
- Rand School of Social Science 1
- Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 1
- Sender, Garlin 1
- Shenkar, George 1
- Sparks, Nemmy, 1899-1973 1
- Wellman, Saul 1 ∧ view less
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