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UAW Local 664 Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000235
Abstract Established in 1939 when the International Executive Board revoked the charter of pro-Martin Local 118, United Auto Workers Local 664 serviced members at Fisher Body, Chevrolet, and Prophet Company in North Tarrytown, NY. The records reflect the Martin controversy, strikes, conferences, and other activities of the local.
Dates: 1939 - 1961

UAW Local 742 Records

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Identifier: LR000266
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 742 serviced several companies including Briggs Manufacturing Co., until it became inactive and absorbed into Briggs Local 212.
Dates: 1941 - 1954

UAW Local 887 Records

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Identifier: LR000138
Abstract Local 887 of the United Auto Workers was borne out of labor struggles between its predecessor union, UAW-CIO Local 683, and North American Aviation in Los Angeles, CA shortly before American involvement in WWII. Because of the company's production of military aircraft, the federal government has historically been closely involved with labor disputes affecting Local 887's members. The records of UAW Local 887 reflect the union's long struggle with management over such issues as wages and union...
Dates: 1938 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1977

UAW President's Office: Douglas Fraser Records

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Identifier: LR001116
Abstract Douglas A. Fraser was elected UAW President in 1977 following the retirement of Leonard Woodcock. As UAW President Fraser presided over the emergence of Japanese auto imports into the previously US dominated auto industry, growing concerns over air quality, worker safety issues, and job re-training. In 1981 Fraser successfully reunited the UAW with the AFL-CIO after a 13 year absence. Fraser was also instrumental in assisting Chrysler Motor Company’s federal bailout loan to avoid the company’s...
Dates: 1971 - 1985

UAW Presidents' Office Records

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Identifier: LR001399
Abstract Files reflect the activities of UAW Presidents Walter P. Reuther, Leonard F. Woodcock and Douglas A. Fraser.
Dates: 1969 - 1983

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

UAW Public Relations Department Photographs and Sound and Video Recordings

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Identifier: LAV001193
Abstract Since the United Automobile Workers of America (UAW) was established as an affiliate of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) in August 1935, the union has maintained an office to deal with public relations. At that time, a "Committee on Publication" was formed, which became the "Publication Committee" in April 1936. The Committee subsequently became the "Publicity Department" in August 1936, when the UAW became an independent union affiliated with the Congress of Industrial Organizations...
Dates: 1929 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1995

UAW Public Relations Department Records

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Identifier: LR000125
Abstract The records of the UAW Public Relations Department consist of such subjects as, Michigan politics, War Labor Board, the aircraft industry, UAW radio broadcasts and the General Motors strike. In addition, there are correspondence files with Walter Reuther, George Addes and Maurice Sugar.
Dates: 1940 - 1959

UAW Region 1-D Records

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Identifier: LR000202
Abstract Region 1-D of the United Auto Workers consists of the western and northern counties of Michigan, including the Upper Peninsula. Major manufacturing areas included are Grand Rapids, Saginaw, Bay City, Muskegon and Kalamazoo.
Dates: 1940 - 1959

UAW Region 1B Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000512
Abstract United Auto Workers Region 1B represents locals in the southeastern and thumb areas of Michigan. This includes workers at the major automotive manufacturers, Huck Manufacturing, TRW, Briggs Manufacturing, Eaton Manufacturing and Bohn Aluminum. Their records document the services Region 1B provided to locals and its political activities in the region.
Dates: 1939 - 1985

UAW Region 7: Canadian Office Records

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Identifier: LR000372
Abstract United Auto Workers Canadian Region 7 began the same year as the international union and was recognized by all major automotive manufacturers in the early 1940s. With a reputation for being militant, the union grew to be the largest in Canada, pioneering pension security, guaranteed annual wages, pre-paid medical prescriptions, and wage parity for workers in the country.
Dates: 1937 - 1970

UAW Region 7: Toronto Sub-Regional Office Records

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Identifier: LR000296
Abstract United Auto Workers Region 7: Toronto Sub-Regional Office is one of the major sub-regional offices of the Canadian region of the union. Their records document activities of Region 7, District Council 26, and those of the sub-region itself.
Dates: 1941 - 1968

UAW War Policy Division Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000263
Abstract The United Auto Workers War Policy Division was created to coordinate all of the union's war efforts and to represent the union in its dealings with various governmental agencies.
Dates: 1941 - 1946

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International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Ford Local 600 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 239 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 5 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 599 (Flint, MI) 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 602 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 662 (Anderson, Ind.) 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 664 (North Tarrytown, NY) 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 742 (Detroit, Mich.) 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 9 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 1-B 1
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International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 7 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 7 . Toronto Sub-Regional Office 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Implement Workers of America. Local 57 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Kraus, Dorothy 1
Kraus, Henry 1
Kubista, Roy 1
Mandela, Nelson (Nelson Rolihlahla), 1918-2013 1
Marshall Plan 1
McEntee, Gerald W. 1
Moran, Ernest J. 1
National Labor Relations Bureau (U.S.) 1
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Simone, Charles J. 1
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United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities 1
Weinberg, Nat, 1914?- 1
Wiederaenders, Robert C. 1
Wolf, Peter 1
Wolf, Tom 1
Zander, Arnold S. (Arnold Scheuer), 1901-1975 1
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