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AFSCME Communications Department Records

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Identifier: LR002204
Abstract AFSCME has produced a regularly published magazine since its inception. Publication duties for this organ and other materials were accomplished by the Education and Publications Department for the first twenty years of AFSCME’s existence. The 1954 Convention, however, passed Resolution 14, establishing a Publications and Public Relations Department. This new department would continue to publish the AFSCME magazine and other materials and would also take on new media public relations duties both...
Dates: 1967 - 2002

Irwin L. DeShetler Papers

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Identifier: LP000301
Abstract Material collected by Mr. DeShetler as secretary-treasurer of the AFL Flat Glass Workers Union (1935-37), president of the CIO Federation of Glass, Ceramic and Sand Workers (1939-42), CIO regional director of southern California (1946-52), CIO assistant regional director of Region 13 (1952-55), AFL-CIO assistant regional director of Region 22 (1955-68) and National AFL-CIO coordinator for Farm Workers (1968-71). Various activities of the Glass Workers Union, such as Executive Board meetings...
Dates: 1928 - 1984

Peter Eckstein Papers

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Identifier: LP001997
Abstract Peter Eckstein has been involved with labor unions in the state of Michigan since the 1960s. Eckstein served as the research director for Michigan UAW-CAP; executive director of the Governor’s Commission on Jobs and Economic Development, where he drafted several important pieces of worker’s compensation legislation; and finally as research director of the Michigan AFL-CIO. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Economics and earned his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard. Mr....
Dates: 1967 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1986

Sam Fishman Papers

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Identifier: LP001693
Abstract Sam Fishman was born January 24, 1924 and spent the majority of his adult life involved with the labor movement in Michigan. He was originally an assembler and machinist for the Ford Motor Company and eventually became an official in UAW Local 400. He later was elected Vice-President of UAW Local 99 and then President of UAW Local 36 at the Ford Assembly Plant. Fishman would go on to serve as head of the UAW Community Action Program (CAP) for 12 years until his election as president of the...
Dates: 1966 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1984

UAW President's Office: Walter P. Reuther Records

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Identifier: LR000261
Abstract The papers of Walter Reuther reflect his career with the UAW from its beginning, although the documentation for the pre‑presidential period is less complete. In addition to UAW material, there are extensive files relating to his work as an officer of the CIO, the AFL‑CIO and the ALA. In addition, there is considerable material relating to international labor organizations, international affairs, other labor unions, organizations of various kinds and his work in the area of public affairs.
Dates: 1933 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1970

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Bieber, Owen 2
Blanchard, James J., 1942- 2
Bluestone, Irving 2
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International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 2
Kirkland, Lane 2
Mondale, Walter F. (Walter Frederick), 1928- 2
Reagan, Ronald (Ronald Wilson), 1911-2004 2
AFL. Flat Glass Workers Union 1
AFL. Windows Glass Cutters League 1
AFSCME 1
Agricultural Labor Relations Board 1
American Arbitration Association 1
American Federation of Labor 1
Ames, Joseph Lynn, 1925- 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Chapman, Gordon Warner, 1907- 1
Ciampa, P.J. 1
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 1
Clinton, Hillary Rodham (Hillary Diane Rodham), 1947 1
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 1
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 1
DeShetler, Irwin L. 1
Eckstein, Peter 1
Fauntroy, Walter E., 1933- 1
Gore, Albert, 1948- 1
Gotbaum, Victor, 1921-2015 1
Humphrey, Hubert H., 1911-1978 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Community Action Program 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Kramer, Leo 1
Kubista, Roy 1
Lucy, William, 1933- 1
Mandela, Nelson (Nelson Rolihlahla), 1918-2013 1
McEntee, Gerald W. 1
McEntee, William J. (William Joseph), 1903- 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012 1
Meany, George, 1894-1980 1
Newman, Winn, 1924-1994 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous) (1913-1994) 1
Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 1
Roberts, Lillian 1
Saunders, Lee (Lee A.) 1
United Farm Workers 1
Wurf, Jerry, 1919-1981 1
Young, Coleman A. 1
Zander, Arnold S. (Arnold Scheuer), 1901-1975 1
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