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UAW Chrysler Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000106
Abstract The UAW Chrysler Department was formed in the year following the tumultuous sit-down strikes of 1937. Responsible of the department included planning, developing, negotiating, and administering collective bargaining agreements for Chrysler workers in the United States and Canada. The records of the department reflect its administration and activities and largely include the files of Arthur Hughes, an administrative assistant and assistant director in the department from 1940-1978.
Dates: 1938 - 1985

UAW Citizenship Department: Roy Reuther Records

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Identifier: LR000191_CD
Abstract In 1957 the United Auto Workers changed the name of their Political Action Department to the Citizenship Department, headed by Roy Reuther. Their records cover activities until the subsequent name change to the Citizenship-Legislative Department.
Dates: 1957 - 1962

UAW Community Action Program (CAP) Department Records

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Identifier: LR000498
Abstract The UAW Community Action Program (CAP) Department was formed in 1969 when, after disaffiliation from the AFL-CIO, the union set up CAP Councils throughout the United States to replace the Citizenship-Legislative Department. The CAP Councils’ stated purpose was to work in community, civic, welfare, educational, environmental, cultural, citizenship-legislative, and consumer protection activities to improve the economic and social conditions of UAW members and families. From the 1940s through the...
Dates: 1948 - 1978

UAW Community Relations Department: Mildred Jeffrey Records

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Identifier: LR001575
Abstract Subjects include: women’s rights; civil rights; consumer protection; Detroit youth programs
Dates: 1944 - 1974

UAW Conventions Records

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Identifier: LR000212
Abstract These records contain material from the United Auto Workers conventions held in 1951 and 1953.
Dates: 1951 - 1953

UAW Doehler-Jarvis Department Records

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Identifier: LR001199
Abstract Subjects include: collective bargaining; die casting industry
Dates: 1945 - 1959

UAW Education Department

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Identifier: LR000043
Abstract The United Auto Workers Education Department records reflect their various activities, such as negotiations, and include material from the tenures of Edward Coffey and Carroll Hutton.
Dates: 1937; 1945 - 1962

UAW Education Department: Norman Matthews Records

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Identifier: LR00043N
Abstract Subjects include: labor laws; Social Security.
Dates: 1945 - 1955

UAW Education Department: Victor Reuther Records

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Identifier: LR000345
Abstract The United Auto Workers Education Department is the largest of its kind in the American labor movement and offers a wide variety of programming for local union leaders to members and their families.The records in this collection cover the tenure of Victor Reuther, who directed the department from 1946-1951. Material reflects not only his leadership of the department, but his community involvement, and international ties with organizations such as the Anglo-American Productivity...
Dates: 1946 - 1951

UAW Fair Practices and Anti-Discrimination Department Records

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Identifier: LR000637
Abstract Subjects include: African-American workers; anti-Semitism; civil rights; community action programs; CIO state councils; race relations; Democratic Party; Detroit Revolutionary Union Movements; employment discrimination; Sunnyhills Housing Cooperative; Ku Klux Klan; Mexican Americans; gender discrimination; women's rights; United Steelworkers of America; sharecroppers; skilled trades; school desegregation

Note: Box 13 is unavailable.
Dates: 1940 - 1980

UAW Fair Practices and Anti-Discrimination Department: Women's Bureau Records

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Identifier: LR000637_Women
Abstract The Fair Practices and Anti-Discrimination Department was established by Article 25, a constitutional amendment, at the International Convention, March 1946. A Committee of the International Executive Board was appointed to administer the department, and a staff was appointed. Each local union in turn was expected to set up a Fair Practices Committee.
Dates: 1946 - 1953

UAW Ford Department Records

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Identifier: LR000105
Abstract The UAW signed its first contract with Ford Motor Company in 1941 after years of confrontation between labor and management. They achieved many gains for Ford employees, including a pension plan, health care benefits, workplace health and safety protection, skilled trades recognition, a shortened work week, more paid days off, supplemental unemployment benefits, and a guaranteed annual income credit. Their records document department affairs under the leadership of Richard Leonard and Ken...
Dates: 1941 - 1981

UAW Foundry and Forge Departments Records

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Identifier: LR001425
Abstract African-American autoworkers; automation; Detroit Labor Action Committee; National Safety Council; South African politics and economy; UAW Eaton Council; health and safety issues
Dates: 1946 - 1985

UAW General Motors Department Records

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Identifier: LR000113
Abstract The UAW GM Department was established in 1938 to handle contract and strike negotiations, grievances, pension and retirement programs, membership and union shop drives and local demands of GM workers. Their records document these activities and include material on the Fisher Body Division and UAW Local 659 in particular.
Dates: 1938 - 1984

UAW Health and Safety Department Records

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Identifier: LR001576
Abstract Subjects include: occupational safety and health in the auto industry; UAW bargaining on health and safety issues; workplace chemical hazards; reproductive health hazards; OSHA formaldehyde, lead, lockout/tagout, confined space entry standards; gray iron foundry mortality studies; General Motors Occupational Health Advisory Board; Franklin Mirer; UAW Locals 326, 412, 455, 550, 1200
Dates: 1946 - 2003

UAW Independents, Parts, and Supplies (IPS) Department Records

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: U-V Box 14, Folder: 1
Identifier: LR001265
Abstract Contains: UAW IPS Leadership Conference program
Dates: 1985

UAW International Affairs Department: Herman Rebhan Records

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Identifier: LR000488_HR
Abstract Herman Rebhan became director of the United Auto Workers International Affairs Department when Victor Reuther retired from that post in 1972. The records reflect the activities of the department with international politics and labor and related government and private agencies during Mr. Rebhan's tenure. Subjects include: Arab-Israeli conflict; Asian politics and government; international human rights issues; labor movement in India, Japan, Israel, Poland and the Soviet Union; International...
Dates: 1965 - 1980

UAW International Affairs Department: Victor Reuther and Herman Rebhan Records

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Identifier: LR000488_VRHR
Abstract The United Auto Worker International Affairs Department was created in 1955 with Victor Reuther as its director. Herman Rebhan served as his assistant from 1969-1972. Their records reflect the activities of the department during the years which they worked together. It also documents the operation of the Social, Technical, and Education Programs (STEP), a division of the department created in 1966, until it was elevated to departmental status in 1973. Subjects include: Agency for International...
Dates: 1968 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1971

UAW International Affairs Department: Victor Reuther and Lewis Carliner Records

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Identifier: LR000488_VRLC
Abstract The International Affairs Department of the United Auto Workers coordinated the activity of its workers with free trade unions around the world. The department was directed by Victor Reuther from 1957-1972. Lewis Carliner was his assistant for most of that time. Their records reflect the activities of the department after it ceased to be a part of the Washington Office and became its own independent agency. Subjects include: Agency for International Development; IMF; International Confederation...
Dates: 1962 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1964

UAW International Affairs Department. Washington Office: Victor Reuther and Lewis Carliner Records

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Identifier: LR002254
Abstract Created in 1955, the United Auto Workers International Affairs Department coordinated the activity of the UAW with free trade unions around the world. Victor Reuther was its first director and Lewis Carliner became his assistant in 1958. Their records reflect the activities of the department while it was under the auspices of the Washington Office. Subjects include: Agency for International Development; International Coalition of Free Trade Unionists; UAW relations with the AFL-CIO.
Dates: 1955 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1962

UAW International Bylaws Committee Records

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Identifier: LR001048
Abstract Records of the United Auto Workers International Bylaws Committee contain documentation from locals and councils regarding UAW bylaws.
Dates: 1940 - 1959

UAW International Executive Board Minutes and Proceedings

 Collection
Identifier: LR000257
Abstract Contains: minutes, attachments, transcripts of proceedings.
Dates: 1938 - 1983

UAW International Executive Board Oral Histories

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Identifier: LOH002228
Abstract Between 1985 and 1998, the United Auto Workers and the Walter P. Reuther Library cooperated in a project to document the careers of members of the UAW International Executive Board and important events in the history of the union. Collection consists of audio recordings, some video recordings, transcripts for 18 interviews, and a metal die of the UAW logo created for printing the transcripts. Past and current IEB members discuss their backgrounds; entry into the labor movement; early careers;...
Dates: 1985-04-30 - 1997-07-28

UAW Legal Department: Washington Office Records

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Identifier: LR000656
Abstract Collection contains National Labor Relations Board cases.
Dates: 1946 - 1964

UAW Local 7: Nick DiGaetano Papers

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Identifier: LP000023
Abstract Reports, UAW materials, posters, and memorabilia form the bulk of Mr. DiGaetano's papers. There are copies of Economic Outlook (1943-50); Ammunition (political supplements from the 1940s); Labor's Monthly Survey (1947-52); and Striking Workers Local 7 Bulletins and circulars from the Chrysler plants (1948-50). Mr. DiGaetano, a long-time union man, has also donated chief stewards' grievance books; various agreements and constitutions; a collection of union pins, neckties, and hats; and a few IWW...
Dates: 1930 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1960

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United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945) 9
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International Confederation of Free Trade Unions 5
Meany, George, 1894-1980 5
Smith, Mike (Michael O.) 5
Bieber, Owen 4
National Labor Relations Bureau (U.S.) 4
AFSCME 3
American Federation of Teachers 3
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 3
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 10 3
Socialist Workers Party 3
Stepp, Marc 3
United Mine Workers of America 3
United States. Works Progress Administration 3
Weinberg, Nat, 1914?- 3
American Civil Liberties Union 2
American Federation of Labor 2
Association of Catholic Trade Unionists 2
Bannon, Ken, 1914- 2
Carliner, Lewis 2
Communist Party of America 2
Dillon, Francis J. 2
Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement 2
Hatcher, Lillian 2
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 2
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Chrysler Department 2
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. New Directions 2
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 1-B 2
International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 595 (Linden, N.J.) 2
Kraus, Dorothy 2
Kraus, Henry 2
League for Industrial Democracy 2
Majerus, Raymond E. (Raymond Edward) 2
Marinovich, Irene Young 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
National Organization for Women 2
North American Free Trade Agreement (1992 December 17) 2
Reagan, Ronald (Ronald Wilson), 1911-2004 2
Rebhan, Herman 2
Silver, Paul 2
Starling, Thomas J. 2
Tappes, Shelton 2
United Farm Workers 2
United States. Agency for International Development 2
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities 2
United States. National Labor Relations Board 2
United Steelworkers 2
Walton, Joe 2
Wayne State University 2
Abner, Willoughby, 1920-1972 1
Adamcyk, Stephen 1
Adams, Joseph 1
Air Line Pilots Association 1
Allard, John, 1913- 1
American Federation of Radio Artists 1
American Federation of Teachers. Convention 1
American Federation of Teachers. Executive Council. Meeting 1
American Federation of Teachers. Workers Education Local 189 1
American Newspaper Guild 1
Amrhein, George 1
Anderson, John 1
Andras, Ted 1
Ball, Don 1
Barbash, Jack 1
Barnard, John 1
Bartell, Henry 1
Baskin, Alex 1
Battle, Marion 1
Battle, Robert, III, 1917-1989 (Buddy) 1
Beckman, Charles Keller, 1900- 1
Benjamin, Ernest, 1937- 1
Betts, Glen R. 1
Binkowski, Don 1
Blackburn, Sam 1
Blaich, John 1
Blanchard, James J., 1942- 1
Blankenhorn, Heber, 1884-1956 1
Blue Cross Blue Shield 1
Booker, Eula 1
Brooks, Charles 1
Brown, Ivan 1
Brown, James H. 1
Bryce, William 1
Budd Company 1
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Burati, Ida 1
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