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Citizen Action Records

 Collection
Identifier: UR001636
Abstract Citizen Action (CA) was founded in 1979 by former members of Students for a Democratic Society and the Indochina Peace Campaign as a coalition of state and national liberal consumer and activist groups. It organized door-to-door canvassers to work on the state level promoting CA membership and educating the public on issues such as health care, energy, environmental concerns, and auto insurance. Citizen Action was also active in election campaigns on the local, state and national level to...
Dates: 1973 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1989

Michael W. Kerwin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UP001330
Abstract MIke Kerwin moved to Detroit in 1950 and began work at American Metal Products Co. which led to his membership with the UAW Local 174. Mike Kerwin also served as an Editor of the Local 174 newsletter, Union Voice. After 3 years in this position and becoming increasingly involved in Local 174’s Education Committee, Kerwin began working directly for the UAW as a Technician in the Education Department. Kerwin worked in the UAW Education Department for most of his career, creating educational...
Dates: 1920 - 1965

National Founders Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001292
Abstract The National Founders Association was an early 20th Century labor union that represented foundry workers and other metal workers. The union was mainly represented in the upper-Midwest, with its national headquarters in Detroit, MI and with other regional offices in Minneapolis, MN. During the union’s existence, it found itself in conflict with a similar union, The Molder’s Union, over the issue of open shop vs. closed shop foundries.The records in this collection detail the...
Dates: 1905 - 1911; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1909