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Abstract The American Federation of Teachers is a labor union representing primary and secondary school teachers, paraprofessionals, higher education faculty and professional staff, and nurses and other health care professionals. The AFT Educational Issues Department, originally the Task Force on Educational Issues, is the research and development arm of the union. The department tracks education policies from local, state and national bodies, conducts research and analysis on those policies, produces...
Dates: 1934 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1971 - 2002
Abstract The Human Rights and Community Relations Department of the American Federation of Teachers was created by Vice President Richard Parrish October 2, 1966. Before the official department was created it was a standing committee and then a permanent committee with in the executive council. The department was created as an office in the AFT that would be responsible for collecting and distributing information about the government, education and community policies and programs dealing with civil...
Dates: 1960 - 2005
Abstract Papers consist of correspondence, ballots, proceedings from meetings, clippings, local finances, per capita reports, charter applications. Subjects include integration, federal works programs, loyalty oaths, academic freedom, federal aid to education, communist issues.
Dates: 1914 - 1980
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.
The records are divided into two parts.
Dates: 1960 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1974
Abstract Bella Rosenberg served as the assistant to the president of the American Federation of Teachers from 1984-2005, under Albert Shanker and Sandra Feldman. Albert Shanker was president of the AFT from 1974 to 1997. He was one of the first educators to embrace the findings of the report A Nation at Risk which outlined extensive problems in America’s public schools. Shanker and Rosenberg worked closely on various initiatives, many of them in response to the report. This included a peer review...
Dates: 1964 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1979 - 2005
Abstract The American Federation of Teachers (AFT), was founded in 1916 to improve the working lives of teachers through-out the country and has grown to be one of the largest unions in the United States that is affiliated with the AFL-CIO. The southern regional office is one of five satellite offices of the AFT. The southern region represents teachers from elementary school through higher education, paraprofessionals, and school-related personnel who are members of the AFT in the states of Alabama,...
Dates: 1968 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1985
Abstract Albert Shanker is considered one of the most important labor leaders of the late 20th century, as the longest sitting president of the American Federation of Teachers. He was considered a leader in the development of public education, civil rights, and trade unionism. His papers reflect mainly his college years and early career as a teacher in New York City.
Dates: 1928 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1949 - 1968
Abstract These records represent roughly a decade’s worth of general business including correspondence with state offices, meeting minutes, conference materials, policy documents and other items relevant to educational issues and topics for locals under the Northeast Regional Office. There is also valuable information on Education Alternatives Inc in Hartford, Connecticut and in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dates: 1975 - 1999
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
Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections: Li-Ma, Box 10, Folder: 11
Abstract Gabriel Mason was a teacher and administrator in the New York City Public School System for over fifty years. He lectured in philosophy and education, was active in teachers unions, and was the author of a number of books. His papers consist of a manuscript copy of a chapter of his autobiography, "The Teachers' Union," plus a draft of a dedicatory note to Albert Shanker.
Abstract Part I and II consists of correspondence, minutes, and reports. Subjects include Administrative Board meetings; American Federation of Teachers; conventions; Detroit Federation of Teachers; Executive Council meetings; Haven Hill conferences; legislative lobbying activities; membership campaigns; metropolitan teachers' institutes; Michigan AFL-CIO Council; Michigan Constitutional Convention (1961); teachers' salary and fringe benefits surveys; treasurer reports; White House Conference on...
Dates: 1934 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1975
Abstract Dr. Robert M. Nielsen was born in Nebraska in 1933. Dr. Nielsen became a professor of mathematics at the University of Delaware. In the late 1960s he was the co-founder of the AFT local for faculty at the university and was president from 1969-1973. In 1973 Nielsen became director of the AFT’s colleges and universities department in which he took both aspects of academic professionalism and union professionalism into creating a strong and viable department within the AFT. Dr. Nielsen was...
Dates: 1967 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1976 - 1983
Abstract Workers Education Local 189, American Federation of Teachers, was founded in November 1922 as the bargaining agent for the faculty members of Brookwood Labor College. After Brookwood closed its doors in 1937, Local 189 opened its membership to all persons, regardless of geographic location, who were engaged in workers' education. Throughout its existence Local 189 had been active in distributing workers' education materials to other members of the AFT, and to public schools, colleges and to the...
Dates: 1939 - 1977
- Education 8
- Labor unions 5
- Collective bargaining 3
- Labor education 3
- School integration 3
- Strikes and lockouts 3
- Academic freedom 2
- Affirmative action 2
- Busing for School Integration 2
- Civil rights 2
- Collective bargaining -- Teachers 2
- Education -- Privatization 2
- Education, Higher 2
- Educational change 2
- Michigan 2
- Political Action 2
- Teachers 2
- Vocational education 2
- Wages 2
- Women's rights 2
- African Americans -- History 1
- Charter schools 1
- Class size 1
- Collective bargaining -- Government employees 1
- Collective labor agreements 1
- Contract negotiations 1
- Desegregation 1
- Dropouts 1
- Education -- Standards 1
- Educational Research 1
- Educational evaluation 1
- Educational vouchers 1
- Gay rights 1
- Government policy 1
- Health care employees 1
- Inclusive education 1
- Jewish day schools 1
- Labor 1
- Labor literature 1
- Labor movement 1
- Labor unions -- Factionalism 1
- Labor unions -- Mergers 1
- Labor unions and communism 1
- Maternity leave 1
- Michigan -- Politics and government 1
- Minorities 1
- National teacher examinations 1
- Nurses 1
- Parochial school unions 1
- Pay equity 1
- Peer review 1
- Pensions 1
- Public employees 1
- Racism 1
- Religion in the public schools 1
- Reproductive rights 1
- Salaries -- Teachers 1
- Segregation 1
- Strikes and lockouts --Teachers 1
- Student movements 1
- Teacher educators 1
- Teachers -- Rating of 1
- Teachers -- Tenure 1
- Teachers Training of 1
- Universities and colleges -- Faculty 1 ∧ view less
- American Federation of Teachers 12
- National Education Association of the United States 4
- Feldman, Sandra 3
- Kugler, Phil 2
- AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education. 1
- American Association of University Professors 1
- American Federation of Teachers. Northeast Regional Office 1
- American Federation of Teachers. Southern Regional Office 1
- American Federation of Teachers. Workers Education Local 189 1
- Benjamin, Ernest, 1937- 1
- Billups, Lovely H. 1
- Clinton, Bill, 1946- 1
- Dearborn Federation of Teachers. Local 681 1
- Didier, Gene 1
- King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
- Kirkland, Lane 1
- Mason, Gabriel R. 1
- Meany, George, 1894-1980 1
- Michigan Federation of Teachers 1
- National Assessment of Educational Progress (Project) 1
- New York State United Teachers 1
- Nielson, Robert 1
- Ocean Hill-Brownsville Demonstration School District (New York, N.Y.) 1 ∧ view less
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