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Ernest J. White Papers

Identifier: LP001294
Abstract A member of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 79, Ernest White worked as a postal employee arbitrator and served as member of the Comprehensive Health Planning Council of Southeastern Michigan. Mr. White’s papers reflect his work with the United Postal Service, the SEIU Local 79, and as a health advisory group member of Oakland County.
Dates: 1946 - 1986

William Burrus Oral History

Identifier: LOH002207
Abstract In 2003, Reuther archivist Carrolyn Davis interviewed labor leader William "Bill" Burrus. Burrus served as vice president (1980-2001) and president (2001-2010) of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), and he was the first African American to be directly elected by member vote to the presidency of a national labor union. Collection consists of the interview recording. Over the nearly four-hour-long interview, Burrus ranges on a variety of topics covering his background, postal career, union...
Dates: 2003-01-27

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