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Raymond Peck Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000392
Abstract Correspondence, minutes, financial statements, and bulletins collected by Mr. Peck, who served the Ohio Federation of Teachers as president, executive secretary-treasurer, and legislative lobbyist. He was also a vice-president of the American Federation of Teachers. The collection reflects concern with such problems as teacher education and certification, school financing, labor, and politics.
Dates: 1937 - 1968

Richard Reist Papers

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Identifier: LP000681
Abstract Richard Reist was a charter member of American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Local 1620 (Lansing Federation of Teachers), holding the posts of vice-president, treasurer, and publications chairman, and served as vice-president of the Michigan Federation of Teachers. Mr. Reist’s papers reflect local and statewide efforts to unionize teachers, and the union’s interest in education legislation.
Dates: 1941 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1967

Ronald Cohen Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections: Br - Col, Box 2, Folder: 15
Identifier: LP000717
Abstract Subjects include: Gary, Indiana Teachers Union
Dates: 1948 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1959

Selma Borchardt Papers

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Identifier: LP000357
Abstract Correspondence, minutes, reports, speeches, press releases, and notes collected by Miss Borchardt, who served as legislative representative and vice-president for the AFT (1924-62), chairman of the AFT International Relations Committee (1927-62), secretary of the AFL Education Committee (1929-55), and director of the World Federation of Education Associations (1927-46). Miss Borchardt also served as a member of many governmental committees and conferences including the National Advisory Board...
Dates: 1911 - 1967; Majority of material found within 1922 - 1962

Stanton and Nancy Smith Papers

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Identifier: LP000544
Abstract Stanton Smith served as Vice-President of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and as president of AFT Local 246, Chattanooga. Mr. Smith played a prominent role in the investigation and hearings of AFT locals charged with communist affiliations. Also a member of AFT local 246, Nancy Smith served on the Nominations and Elections Committee to the 23rd Annual Convention and was an active advocate for passing the referendum to revoke the charters of communist affiliated locals. The papers of...
Dates: 1938 - 1942

Truda Weil Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 5
Identifier: LP000456
Abstract Truda Weil served as executive secretary of the Teacher's Union of New York City, and later of the New York Teacher’s Guild. Ms. Weil’s papers relate to the Henry Richardson Linville Memorial Lecture of 1947 and the Henry R. Linville Award of 1959. Included in the collection is correspondence between Ms. Weil and John Dewey.
Dates: 1947 - 1959

Twentieth Century Trade Union Woman: Vehicle for Social Change Oral Histories

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Identifier: LOH002227
Abstract In the 1970s, the Program on Women and Work, a unit of the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations (ILIR), a jointly administered body of the University of Michigan and Wayne State University, coordinated an oral history project to document the lives and work of women active in the labor movement from 1900 through 1970. Joyce L. Kornbluh of ILIR served as project director. Many interviewers conducted interviews with participants across the United State. This project, "The Twentieth...
Dates: 1971 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1979

Walter P. Reuther Library Vertical Files Collection

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Identifier: LR002617
Abstract The Vertical Files Collection is comprised of newspaper clippings, articles, pamphlets, public relations materials, and other ephemera related to the Reuther Library’s urban affairs and labor collections.
Dates: 1920 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2000

William Simons Papers

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Identifier: LP001761
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

Workers' Education Local 189 Records

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Identifier: LR000954
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

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National Association of Letter Carriers (U.S.) 2
Ocean Hill-Brownsville Demonstration School District (New York, N.Y.) 2
St. Paul Federation of Women Teachers (Saint Paul, Minn.) 2
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AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education. 1
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American Federation of Teachers. Local 1052 (Hamtramck, Mich.) 1
American Federation of Teachers. Local 29 (Panama Canal) 1
American Federation of Teachers. Local 4168 (Detroit, Mich.) 1
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Graduate Employees Union. Local 6196 (MSU) 1
Hamilton, Henry 1
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Herrick, Mary J. 1
Hiscox, Harley B. 1
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Hotel & Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International Union 1
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International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 1
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Jablonower, Joseph, 1888-1971 1
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit 1
Jones, Louis (Louis E.) 1
Kaiser, Anthony 1
Kincaid, Charles F. 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
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Kornbluh, Joyce L. 1
Lane, Layle, 1893-1976 1
Lefkowitz, Abraham, 1884-1956 1
Linville, Henry R. (Henry Richardson), 1866-1941 1
Loewenthal, Alfred 1
Mason, Gabriel R. 1
Mason, Philip P. (Philip Parker Mason) 1
Massachusetts Federation of Teachers 1
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McGregor Fund 1
Meany, George, 1894-1980 1
Miles, Isadore 1
Mills, Jewel 1
Minnesota Education Association 1
Moody, Kim 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Detroit Branch 1
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Nelson, Mercedes, 1900- 1
New York State United Teachers 1
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Paskal, Dolores 1
Peck, Raymond 1
Polaner, Helen 1
Polaner, Mardy 1
Prismatic Club. Detroit, Mich. 1
Program on Women and Work 1
Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948) 1
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