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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 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 The Cook County College Teachers Union, AFT Local 1600, began to organize the faculty of the City Colleges of Chicago in 1965 and won official recognition in 1966. This collection represents a comprehensive record of the CCCTU’s administrative operations, its meetings, strikes, and publications. Also included in the collection are news clippings, photos, videos, and various memorabilia from the CCCTU’s history. Personal and official correspondence from the CCCTU’s longtime president, Norman G....
Dates: 1966 - 2009
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 Mr. Jablonower began teaching in the New York Public School System in 1910. The trial of three New York teachers (1917-18) led Mr. Jablonower to join other teachers founding the New York City Teachers Union, associated with the New York Teachers Guild and the American Federation of Teachers. His papers include correspondence, speeches, clippings, and other materials on his appointment to the Board of Examiners (1938); the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture; his aid to European refugees, and...
Dates: 1936 - 1968
Abstract Marjorie Stern worked as on organizer for the American Federation of Teachers in various cities, served seven consecutive terms as secretary to the San Francisco Federation of Teachers Local 61, and played an instrumental role in the creation of the AFT Women’s Rights Committee. Ms. Stern served as coordinator of the National Organization for Women’s (NOW) Task Force on Union Women, and served as a founding member of the Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW). Ms. Stern’s papers relate to her...
Dates: 1963 - 1985
Abstract In 1970, Dennis East and Donald Haynes of the Reuther Library and Jim Robinson of the St. Paul Federation of Teachers interviewed educator and labor leader Mary McGough, a founding member of the American Federation of Teachers local in St. Paul and co-organizer of the nation's first organized teachers' strike. Collection consists of an interview transcript. McGough discusses her background, career as an educator and administrator, and, especially, her labor involvement, including the St. Paul...
Abstract These papers reflect Miss Wheeler's career as a vice-president of the AFT, and as an officer of the West Suburban Teachers Union (Chicago area) and the Illinois Federation of Teachers. Correspondence, minutes, reports, and other documents are included. Among the topics are professional standards for teachers, retirement plans, and negotiations and strikes by teachers.
Dates: 1938 - 1967
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 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1975
Abstract William Simons began his career as a high school teacher when he joined the black American Federation of Teachers union in Washington D.C. A year later the local was integrated and Simons served in several positions before assuming the presidency, a position he would hold until his retirement in 1991. He also served as an officer in the national organization as part of the Progressive and United Action caucuses and was involved in Democratic Party politics. His papers document his career with...
Dates: 1906 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1989
- Labor unions 8
- Strikes and lockouts 8
- Education 7
- Teachers 4
- Michigan 3
- Women in the labor movement 3
- Busing for School Integration 2
- Collective bargaining 2
- Collective bargaining -- Teachers 2
- Oral histories 2
- School integration 2
- Strikes and lockouts --Teachers 2
- Teachers' unions 2
- Transcripts 2
- Women's rights 2
- Academic freedom 1
- Affirmative action 1
- African Americans 1
- Child care 1
- Collective bargaining -- Government employees 1
- Collective labor agreements 1
- Communism 1
- Education -- Privatization 1
- Educational evaluation 1
- Equal rights amendments 1
- Equality 1
- Ethical culture movement 1
- Government policy 1
- Health care employees 1
- Illinois 1
- Jewish day schools 1
- Labor unions -- Organizing 1
- Labor unions -- Mergers 1
- Labor unions and communism 1
- Maternity leave 1
- Michigan -- Politics and government 1
- Nurses 1
- Parochial school unions 1
- Pensions 1
- Politics, Practical 1
- Public employees 1
- Salaries -- Teachers 1
- Student movements 1
- Teachers -- Rating of 1
- Teachers -- Tenure 1
- Teachers Training of 1
- Vocational education 1
- Women labor leaders 1 ∧ view less
- Shanker, Albert 4
- American Federation of Teachers. Northeast Regional Office 1
- Billups, Lovely H. 1
- Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 1
- Cook County College Teachers Union. Local 1600 1
- Dearborn Federation of Teachers. Local 681 1
- Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
- East, Dennis 1
- Haynes, Donald 1
- Hogan, Thomas F. 1
- Illinois Labor Relations Board 1
- Jablonower, Joseph, 1888-1971 1
- Kirkland, Lane 1
- McGough, Mary 1
- Michigan Federation of Teachers 1
- Minnesota Education Association 1
- National Education Association of the United States 1
- National Organization for Women 1
- New York State United Teachers 1
- Shabat, Oscar E. (Oscar Edward), 1912-1998 1
- St. Paul Federation of Teachers (Saint Paul, Minn.) 1
- St. Paul Federation of Women Teachers (Saint Paul, Minn.) 1
- Stern, Marjorie 1
- Swenson, Norman 1
- Teachers' Union of the City of New York 1
- United Federation of Teachers 1
- Wheeler, Mary R. 1 ∧ view less
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