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Sam Blackburn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000037
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, transcripts, and resolutions concerned with the relationships between the UAW, the Society of Designing Engineers, and the Federation of Artists, Engineers, Chemists, and Technicians.
Dates: 1937 - 1945

Sam Fantozy Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: E-F, Box 5, Folder: 4-6
Identifier: LP000504
Abstract As a member of United Auto Workers Local 157, Sam Fantozy served on the bargaining committee, the Executive Board, and as a shop steward for the Commonwealth Brass unit of Local 157. Mr. Fantozy’s papers reflect his concerns with corruption within the union.
Dates: 1941 - 1958

Sam Fishman Papers

 Collection
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

Sam Sweet Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000841
Abstract An activist in the early labor movement, Sam Sweet aided in the organization of the Flint General Motors workers and the Briggs workers in Detroit, and served as Education Director for United Auto Workers (UAW) Locals 155, 51, and 742. Granted citizenship in 1946, Mr. Sweet faced repeated government attempts to revoke his citizenship due to alleged Communist affiliation.Part I of Mr. Sweet’s papers primarily relate to his activities as Education Director of various UAW locals and as...
Dates: 1938 - 1989

Sanitary Chemists and Technicians Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR002462
Abstract The Sanitary Chemists and Technicians Association (SCATA), also known as UAW Local 2334, represents chemists and biologists in the Detroit area. The SCATA records are comprised of correspondence, newsletters, dues paperwork, member grievance, a large vinyl protest sign, and subject files by topic and union member, along with various other materials.
Dates: 1980 - 2009

Sharon Woodcock Oral History

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Identifier: LOH002364
Abstract In August 2002, Sharon Woodock attended an exhibit at the Walter P. Reuther Library honoring her husband, Leonard Woodcock, who died the previous year. She had recordings made of the exhibit and reminiscenses by herself and other prominent attendees. Collection consists of two Hi8 videotapes. Sharon Woodcock describes photos on display and discusses her husband's life, work, and legacy, alone and in conversation with others who knew him, including Philip Mason and Doug Fraser. Primary topics of...
Dates: 2002-08-28

Shelton Tappes Papers

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Identifier: LP000220
Abstract Miscellaneous materials collected by the first chairman of the Foundry Unit of UAW Ford Local 600, of the Rouge plant in Dearborn, Michigan. Mr. Tappes was active in the drive to organize the Ford Motor Company from the campaign's beginnings in 1937 and served Local 600 as recording secretary from 1942-44. The Ford organizing drive and strike of 1949 are discussed. An oral history interview with Mr. Tappes is available.
Dates: 1934 - 1989

Sophia Radlow Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 7
Identifier: LP000764
Abstract Contains Walter Reuther’s physical therapist’s correspondence.
Dates: 1948 - 1951

Stanley and Margaret Collingwood Nowak Papers

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Identifier: LP000003
Overview Part 1: Stanley Nowak was born in Przemysl, Poland, in 1903. He emigrated to the United States with his sister in 1913 and joined his father in Chicago. After leaving school at the age of fourteen, Nowak worked on a Polish newspaper in Chicago and involved himself in activities in the Polish community. With the coming of the Depression, he lost his job in Chicago. He moved to various places, including Detroit and South Bend, Indiana, before eventually settling in Detroit in 1933. He eventually...
Dates: 1928-1995

Stanley Cook Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Com-Cr, Box 3, Folder: 4
Identifier: LP000785
Abstract Stanley Cook was an employee of Bendix Corporation in California from the 1940s until his retirement in 1975. Represented by UAW Local 179, he held officer and national positions in the local during his tenure at Bendix. The collection contains materials from Cook's tenjure as UAW Local 179 Secretary-Treasurer as well as some biographical material.
Dates: 1975

State Workers Organizing Committee Records

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Identifier: LR001948
Abstract The State Workers Organizing Committee (SWOC) was a semi-caucus and political movement that worked within several unions, including the Welfare Employees Union (WUE), the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), the Michigan State Employees Association (MSEA), and the United Auto Workers (UAW) in the late 1970s and early 1980s. SWOC was born from within the WEU and served as an activist organization that played a key role in establishing local union chapters,...
Dates: 1973 - 1985

Stephen Adamcyk Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: A - Bo, Box 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: LP000562
Abstract A pioneer unionist in the Ford Foundry, Local 400, Stephen Adamcyk was presented with a plaque in June 1972 honoring him for his service of 35 years to the union. The collection consists of union dues receipts, flyers, and a piece of correspondence relating to union organizing in the Ford Motor Company in 1941.
Dates: 1937 - 1972

Stoyan Menton Papers

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Identifier: LP000802
Abstract Stoyan Menton became involved in labor education, first with the United Auto Workers Local 400, and later at the University of Michigan's Worker's Education Service and the Labor and Industrial Relations Center, Michigan State University. His papers reflect both his personal interest in labor education as well as document the activities of both university programs.
Dates: 1935 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1958

Stuart Strachan Papers

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Identifier: LP000556
Abstract Stuart Strachan held several positions in the United Auto Workers Locals 615 and 174, throughout his career. His papers reflect UAW activities at the time, both local and national.
Dates: 1935 - 1940; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1940

Ted Andras Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001503
Abstract Ted Andras was a staff member of radio station WDET-FM, the pioneer radio station of the United Auto Workers established in the early 1940's. The collection is largely composed of records related to the construction of WDET-FM.
Dates: 1947 - 1956

Thomas A. Hendricks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001337
Abstract Thomas Hendricks was an organizer for the United Auto Workers, primarily in Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana plants. His papers reflect his organizing work, in particular Indiana and Illinois plants in the 1940s.
Dates: 1940 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1949

Thomas J. Starling Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: S-T, Box 13, Folder: 10
Identifier: LP000988
Abstract Thomas Starling was a United Auto Workers member and president of Local 34 in Atlanta, GA who served on the UAW Board of Directors for twelve years. His papers reflect his association with the UAW, especially in regards to General Motors.
Dates: 1937 - 1970

Thomas McNett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000336
Abstract Diaries, job descriptions, grievances, minutes, correspondence, and clippings collected by Mr. McNett, who served in many capacities for the International Association of Machinists in the aerospace industry. The offices held by Mr. McNett included recording secretary of Lodge 751 at Boeing (early 1930's) Grand Lodge representative to organize the southern California aircraft industry (1938), president of Lodge 727 at Lockheed (1944-46), business representative for Lodge 727 (1947-57). Grand...
Dates: 1936 - 1970

Thomas Ward Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 4
Identifier: LP001042
Abstract Thomas Ward was a member of United Auto Workers (UAW)-Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) Local 157. Mr. Ward’s papers relate to the activities of Local 157, and it’s agreements with the Chicago Pneumatic Tool Company of Detroit.
Dates: 1943 - 1949

Tony Nicols Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001022
Abstract Tony Nicols was an organizer of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 406 (Long Beach, California), and was an official of both Local 406 and Local 923. Mr. Nicols’ papers consist of the roster of Local 406 members terminated for participating in the 1938 Ford Motor Company strike and documentation of the 1941 strike settlement.
Dates: 1938; 1941

UAW Accounting Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000211
Abstract The records of the United Auto Workers Accounting Department consist of financial reports.
Dates: 1945 - 1954

UAW Aerospace Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000060
Abstract Subjects include: American and Canadian aerospace industry; IAM; defense appropriations
Dates: 1942 - 1984

UAW Agricultural Implement Department Records

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Identifier: LR000354
Abstract The United Auto Workers Agricultural Implement Department records cover primarily the activities of the International Harvester Department, concerning grievances, contract negotiations, local unions, and the assistant director. Also covered are the UAW's association with the John Deere Company and the Caterpillar Tractor Company.
Dates: 1945 - 1969

UAW American Motors Corporation Department Records

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Identifier: LR001433
Abstract The papers of the AMC department of the UAW were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in April of 1990 and were opened for research in 1992. The UAW and AMC began their working relationship in 1955 when the Hudson and Nash companies merged to form American Motors Corporation. This branch of the UAW represented workers in Kenosha, Wisconsin and Toledo, Ohio. The papers in this collection reflect the general office correspondence between the UAW, the UAW's three locals which worked...
Dates: 1983 - 1986

UAW Bohn Aluminum : Clawson Balance Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000667
Abstract The council of Bonn Aluminum - Clawson and Bals Local Unions was established by the Executive Board of the UAW and encompassed regions 1, 1B, 1D, and 3. Unions represented in the council included Locals 29, 208, 284, 408, 365, 367, 585, and 889. Subjects include: Bohn organizing and negotiations.
Dates: 1948 - 1953

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Bluestone, Irving 10
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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
Burkart, Robert 1
Burt, George, 1903- 1
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