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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 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 Detroit Normal Training School was founded in 1881 by the Detroit Board of Education in order to train teachers for Detroit's public schools. The Normal School was renamed the Detroit Teachers College in 1920; in 1933, the Detroit Teachers College became the College of Education of the newly formed Wayne University.
Dates: 1919 - 1941
- Collective bargaining 1
- Collective bargaining -- Teachers 1
- Education, Secondary 1
- Labor education 1
- Michigan 1
- School integration 1
- Strikes and lockouts --Teachers 1
- Teachers 1
- Teachers Training of 1
- Wages 1 ∧ view less
- AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education. 1
- American Federation of Teachers 1
- American Federation of Teachers. Southern Regional Office 1
- Detroit Normal Training School (Detroit, Mich.) 1
- Detroit Teachers College 1
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