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Paul Ste-Marie Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001686
Abstract Paul Ste-Marie was active in organizing the Mechanics Educational Society of America and was a charter member of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 600. Mr. Ste-Marie’s papers document the early activities of the UAW, particularly concerning labor relations at the Ford Rouge plant, UAW factionalism, and politics of Local 600.
Dates: 1939 - 1943

Percy Llewellyn Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Li-Ma, Box 10, Folder: 3-6
Identifier: LP000442
Abstract Percy Llewellyn served as the first president of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 600, for the Ford Rouge River Plant. Mr. Percy’s papers relate primarily to factionalism within Local 600 and in the UAW.
Dates: 1838 - 1967; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1954

Philip D. Porter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000875
Abstract An early member of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 15, (Fleetwood Fisher Body Plant), Philip Porter served as a legislative representative for the UAW in Washington DC and Lansing, and as Assistant Director of the UAW Unemployment Compensation Department. Mr. Porter’s papers reflect his work with the UAW, particularly regarding issues of unemployment compensation.
Dates: 1939 - 1947

Philip Raymond Oral History

 Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 3: O-Si, Folder: 5
Identifier: LOH002302
Abstract In 1977, labor organizer and civil rights activist Shelton Tappes interviewed radical labor leader Philip "Phil" Raymond. Collection consists of the interview transcript on his work organizing for the United Automobile, Aircraft and Vehicle Workers of America (later renamed the Auto Workers Union or AWU) and the UAW.
Dates: 1977

Prince Moon Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Mc-Mo, Box 11, Folder: 6-8
Identifier: LP001413
Abstract As a member of United Auto Workers Local 22, Prince Moon served as an Executive Board member of the Wayne County American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Nations (AFL-CIO). Mr. Moon served on the staff of the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations of the University of Michigan and Wayne State University, as Educational Representative of UAW Region 1E, and as Assistant Director of the Black Lake UAW Family Education Center. As an active member of the Michigan Democratic Party,...
Dates: 1974 - 1988

Radical Unionists Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: LOH000540
Abstract In 1971, Roger Keeran interviewed seven radical auto workers and labor organizers for his book The Communist Party and the Auto Workers Unions. Collection consists of interview recordings with these auto workers and labor organizers on their perspectives on or involvement with communism and the radical left, and its influence on the development of the UAW. Audio quality on some recordings is poor.
Dates: 1971-07-26 - 1971-08-21

Ralph J. Goodman Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: G, Box 6, Folder: 6
Identifier: LP001067
Abstract A charter member of United Auto Workers Local 484, Ralph Goodman served as president of Local 484 for twenty-five years. Mr. Goodman’s papers reflect his concerns regarding the political activities of Local 484.
Dates: 1960 - 1981

Raymond Kay Papers

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Identifier: LP000852
Abstract A member of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 227, Raymond Kay served as president of the Greater Detroit Construction, Maintenance and Powerhouse Workers’ Council, as president of the Skilled Trades Council and ran for Michigan State Representative and State Senator. Mr. Kay’s papers relate his work with trade unions and his involvement in state politics.
Dates: 1944 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1958

Richard E. Harris Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: H, Box 7, Folder: 3
Identifier: LP001017
Abstract Richard Harris worked for the UAW, Michigan Department of Labor and Industry, and the American Arbitration Association. His papers consist of a tribute he wrote to Walter Reuther recalling the conditions of auto workers in the pre-union days of the 1930s.
Dates: 1970

Richard T. Frankensteen Oral History

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Identifier: LOH002323
Abstract In March 1974, Richard T. Frankensteen was interviewed on two occassions by interviewer, Jones. Frankensteen served as president of the Automotive Industrial Workers, UAW vice-president, and as a labor relations consultant. Collection consists of sound recordings. The March 20 interview primarily concerns Frankensteen's 1937 run, with other UAW-sponsored candidates, for positions on Detroit's Common Council (city council). The March 27 interview is mainly about Frankensteen's 1945 bid for mayor...
Dates: 1974-03-20; 1974-03-27

Richard T. Frankensteen Papers

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Identifier: LP000014
Abstract Mr. Frankensteen served as president of the Automotive Industrial Workers Association, one of the independent attempts to organize the auto industry in the early 1930's. He later served as president of UAW Dodge Local 3. In 1937 he was elected a vice-president of the UAW-CIO. Correspondence, speeches, clippings, and other materials on the Ryan Aeronautical Company Strike (1944); the National War Labor Board; North American Strike (1941); factionalism within the UAW-CIO; activities of the UAW...
Dates: 1930 - 1964

Richard T. Leonard Papers

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Identifier: LP000746
Abstract Richard Leonard held various influential positions in the early labor movement, as president of United Auto Workers Local 227, the UAW-CIO International Welfare Director, National Director of the UAW Ford Department, assistant to CIO President Walter Reuther and Director of Collective Bargaining Services to the Industrial Union Department of the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO). Largely comprised of clippings, Mr. Leonard’s papers reflect his work in...
Dates: 1940 - 1971

Robert "Buddy" Battle III and Marion Battle Papers

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Identifier: LP001801
Abstract Buddy Battle was elected to a number of positions in UAW Local 600, culminating in his election as director of Region 1A. He helped set up the union's Foundry Wage and Hour Council in 1946. He served on the UAW Ford national negotiating committee in 1967, 1970 and 1973. Battle, with Horace Sheffield and others, formed the Trade Union Leadership Council, which became the nucleus of the national Negro American Labor Council. He was also active in politics and helped to elect Detroit's first black...
Dates: 1948 - 1993

Robert Burkart Papers

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Identifier: LP000180
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, minutes, reports, and statements relating to the Kohler Strike. Mr. Burkart was one of the UAW International representatives assigned to this strike. Topics covered include the history of unionism at Kohler; contract negotiations; the NLRB and the Kohler Strike; and the Senate Labor Subcommittee's hearings. Among the correspondents are Lyman Conger, Richard Gosser, Emil Mazey, and Donald Rand.
Dates: 1949 - 1965

Robert Guthridge Papers

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Identifier: LP000878
Abstract Robert Guthridge was a charter member of United Auto Workers Local 1112. Mr. Guthridge’s papers document the first 10 years of Local 1112, including the 1972 General Motors Lordstown Plant strike.
Dates: 1967 - 1978

Robert J. Mills Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000209
Abstract Robert Mills was a member of various United Auto Workers (UAW) locals, including Local 155, where he served as chairman of various committees and on the Executive Board. Mr. Mills served as the first Chairman of the International Skilled Trades Advisory Committee, as Assistant Director of the UAW Skilled Trades Department, and as a representative to the International Staff. Mr. Mills' papers relate to his career in the UAW and include materials concerning the use of numerical control equipment.
Dates: 1954 - 1980

Robert Kanter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000195
Abstract Newspaper articles collected by Mr. Kanter, who served as Strike Committee chairman during the Cadillac sit-downs (1937) worked for Detroit West Side Local 174 (1937-39), and fought in the Battle of the Overpass. The Homer Martin split (1939) and the Ford Strike (1941) are covered.
Dates: 1939 - 1947

Robert Lopez Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001482
Abstract Robert Lopez served as a United Auto Workers (UAW) International Union Delegate. Mr. Lopez’s papers reflect his work with the UAW and his interest in international concerns, particularly concerning Cuba, Nicaragua and El Salvador, and issues of labor and radical politics.
Dates: 1971 - 1987

Robert Wiederaenders Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 8
Identifier: LP000327
Abstract Robert Wiederaenders consist of a convention speech given by Walter Reuther and a press release for the Detroit Lutheran League.
Dates: 1964

Robert Wright Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 13
Identifier: LP001674
Abstract Robert Wright served as president of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 274. Mr. Wright's papers document the 1944 Chicago Dodge plant election between the International Association of Machinists Lodge 113 and UAW Local 274, and the campaigns of factions within Local 274.The Robert Wright Collection consists primarily of handbills and other material documenting the 1944 election between International Association of Machinists Lodge 113 and UAW Local 274 to represent workers at the...
Dates: 1944 - 1945

Ronald W. Haughton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000049
Abstract Clippings, briefs, transcripts, correspondence, notes, and other materials gathered by Mr. Haughton, who served with the U.S. Social Security Board (1941-42); the Detroit and National War Labor boards (1942-45); the U.S. Conciliation Service (1946-47); the Institute of Industrial Relations at the University of California at Berkeley (1947-50); as impartial arbitrator for the UAW and Ford Motor Company (1950-55); and, with Wayne State University, first as director of the Institute of Labor and...
Dates: 1946 - 1969

Roy Reuther Oral History

 Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 3: O-Si, Item: 7
Identifier: LOH002303
Abstract In 1966, University of Michigan professor of history Sidney Fine interviewed union leader and political activist Roy Reuther. Collection consists of the interview transcript about the 1936-1937 Flint Sit-down Strike.
Dates: 1966-07-12

Roy Reuther Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001334
Abstract Correspondence, newspaper clippings, newspapers, reports, notes, and pamphlets collected by Roy Reuther, who served as national director of the UAW's Citizenship and Legislative Department and administrative assistant to Walter P. Reuther. In addition, he was co-director of the National Voters' Registration Committee in John Kennedy's presidential campaign (1960), director of AFL-CIO's voter registration campaign (1962 and 1964), and appointed member of a President's commission to study state...
Dates: 1924 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1936 - 1971

Roy Speth Papers

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Identifier: LP00043F
Abstract Contains: Report of the Committee on Credentials and Rules of Order for the UAW Convention of April 27, 1936; the 1936 speech of Homer Martin to executive officers of Region 9; and a copy of the American Federationist of July 1934. An oral history interview with Mr. Speth is available.
Dates: 1934 - 1936

Ruth Milkman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP002097
Abstract Ruth Milkman (1954-) is a professor of sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center and the academic director at the Joseph F. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies. Her professional focus is labor and labor movements, and she has published on a variety of topics revolving around work and organized labor in the United States. She received her B.A. from Brown University and her M.A. from the University of California, Berkley. Milkman’s early research focused on women workers during...
Dates: 1975 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1991

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United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945) 9
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Industrial Workers of the World 5
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
Bueno, Floyd M. 1
Burati, Ida 1
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