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AFL-CIO Metropolitan Detroit Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000053_MD
Abstract The American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) Metropolitan Detroit is the central organization for all Michigan AFL-CIO unions that have locals in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb Counties. Their records pertain to activities specifically in Wayne County, prior to the merger of the three county councils in 1986, including those of its former presidents Frank Martel (1948-1956), Al Barbour (1958-1967) and its former vice-president Alex Fuller (1959-1967). The records...
Dates: 1918 - 1967

Ken Eckert Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001968
Abstract Kenneth Eckert was a Toledo-born organizer for the UAW, the National Association of Die Casting Workers, and International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers, and a member of the Communist Party. Eckert became involved with the International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers when it absorbed the die casters union in 1942, a remaining regional director and board member until the merger was dissolved in 1948. The Ken Eckert collection contains court documents, correspondence,...
Dates: circa 1940s-1960s; Majority of material found within 1946-1954