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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
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 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
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
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
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
Abstract The Kansas City Federation of Teachers, Local 691 of the American Federation of Teachers, represents classroom teachers, paraprofessionals, secretaries, bus drivers, security officers, and school nurses in Kansas City, Missouri. Part I consists of correspondence, reports, minutes, clippings, and publications documenting negotiations, strikes and grievances. There is also information on integration, education reform issues and the rivalry between the AFT and the National Education...
Dates: 1942 - 2005
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 The law firm Sachs Waldman, Professional Corporation started in October 13, 1922 by Nicholas J. Rothe, considered by many as the first union labor lawyer in Michigan grew to represent the best interest of unions and workers. In 1951 Theodore Sachs joined the firm and was considered one of the best appellate attorneys in the country, under his leadership the firm grew in clientele and personnel. In 1965, the law firm began to specialize in public sector labor and began to represent those unions...
Abstract The United Educators of San Francisco formed in 1989 after a merger of the local American Federation of Teachers and National Education Association chapters. The Union represents teachers and paraprofessionals in the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD). Prior to the merger, membership was split between the two unions - AFT Local 61 San Francisco Federation of Teachers, and the NEA affiliated San Francisco Classroom Teachers Association - and a large number of teachers opted out of...
Dates: 1942 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1956 - 2009
- Education 8
- Strikes and lockouts --Teachers 7
- Collective bargaining -- Teachers 6
- School integration 6
- Collective bargaining 4
- Labor unions 3
- Strikes and lockouts 3
- Teachers 3
- Busing for School Integration 2
- Class size 2
- Michigan 2
- Salaries -- Teachers 2
- Student movements 2
- Teachers -- Rating of 2
- Academic freedom 1
- Classroom management 1
- Collective bargaining -- Government employees 1
- Communism 1
- Detroit (Mich.) 1
- Education, Bilingual 1
- Education, Secondary 1
- Educational evaluation 1
- Government policy 1
- Jewish day schools 1
- Labor unions -- Mergers 1
- Lay teachers 1
- Maternity leave 1
- Michigan -- Politics and government 1
- Parochial school unions 1
- Pensions 1
- Political Action 1
- Public School Closing 1
- Public employees 1
- Public schools 1
- Residency requirements 1
- School Violence 1
- Segregation in education 1
- Teacher educators 1
- Teachers -- Tenure 1
- Teachers Training of 1
- Teachers' unions 1
- Vocational education 1
- Women's rights 1
- Work environment 1 ∧ view less
- American Federation of Teachers 6
- Shanker, Albert 3
- National Education Association of the United States 2
- American Federation of Teachers. Local 1700. Archdiocesan Teachers Federation (Chicago, Ill.) 1
- Ballard, James 1
- Bowers, Helen (Helen Marie Newman) 1
- California Teachers Association 1
- Dearborn Federation of Teachers. Local 681 1
- Detroit Federation of Teachers 1
- Detroit Public Schools 1
- Elliot, John 1
- Hursey, Howard 1
- Kansas City Federation of Teachers 1
- Michigan Federation of Teachers 1
- Mississippi Freedom Schools 1
- Rhode Island Federation of Teachers 1
- Sachs Waldman (Detroit, Mich.) 1
- Shelley, Joan-Marie 1
- United Educators of San Francisco 1 ∧ view less
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