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Abstract The American Federation of Teachers is a labor union representing primary and secondary school teachers, paraprofessionals, higher education faculty, professional staff, and nurses and other health care professionals. Regional offices fall under the auspices of the Department of Organizing and are responsible for organizing efforts and other assistance to local and state federations. The Great Lakes Region includes Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, West Virginia, and Indiana. The...
Dates: 1970 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2002
Abstract Papers consist of correspondence, ballots, proceedings from meetings, clippings, local finances, per capita reports, charter applications. Subjects include integration, federal works programs, loyalty oaths, academic freedom, federal aid to education, communist issues.
Dates: 1914 - 1980
Abstract Minutes, correspondence, reports, publications covering the president's office of Carl Megel and predominantly Charlie Cogen and David Selden. Important subjects are teacher strikes, contract negotiations, school desegregation, Oceanhill-Brownsville, education legislation, job stress, teacher centers.
The records are divided into two parts.
The records are divided into two parts.
Dates: 1960 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1974
Abstract The American Federation of Teachers (AFT), was founded in 1916 to improve the working lives of teachers through-out the country and has grown to be one of the largest unions in the United States that is affiliated with the AFL-CIO. The southern regional office is one of five satellite offices of the AFT. The southern region represents teachers from elementary school through higher education, paraprofessionals, and school-related personnel who are members of the AFT in the states of Alabama,...
Dates: 1968 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1985
Abstract Albert Shanker is considered one of the most important labor leaders of the late 20th century, as the longest sitting president of the American Federation of Teachers. He was considered a leader in the development of public education, civil rights, and trade unionism. His papers reflect mainly his college years and early career as a teacher in New York City.
Dates: 1928 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1949 - 1968
Abstract These records represent roughly a decade’s worth of general business including correspondence with state offices, meeting minutes, conference materials, policy documents and other items relevant to educational issues and topics for locals under the Northeast Regional Office. There is also valuable information on Education Alternatives Inc in Hartford, Connecticut and in Baltimore, Maryland.
Dates: 1975 - 1999
Abstract David Elsila is an activist, educator, writer, editor, and historian best known for his work involving the labor movement. He notably served as the longtime editor for the UAW's magazine Solidarity, managing the publication from 1977 to 1998. Before then, he was editor for the American Federation of Teacher's publications American Teacher and Changing Education. Elsila's work with the AFT is the subject of the...
Dates: 1964 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1999; 1970 - 2012
Abstract Part of the national American Federation of Teachers and statewide Michigan Federation of Teachers, the Dearborn Federation of Teachers, was chartered on February 28, 1945. Twenty years later, in1965, Michigan passed the Public Employee Relations Act; a law making organization and collective bargaining legal for public employees. Members of the union serve at four high schools, seven middle schools, 21 elementary schools, a community college and one early learning center within the city of...
Dates: 1939 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1989
Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections: Li-Ma, Box 10, Folder: 11
Abstract Gabriel Mason was a teacher and administrator in the New York City Public School System for over fifty years. He lectured in philosophy and education, was active in teachers unions, and was the author of a number of books. His papers consist of a manuscript copy of a chapter of his autobiography, "The Teachers' Union," plus a draft of a dedicatory note to Albert Shanker.
Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 2: G-M, Folder: 4
Abstract In 2004, Mike Smith interviewed Jack Golodner, President Emeritus of the Department for Professional Employees, a semi-autonomous trades department of the AFL-CIO representing white-collar workers. Collection consists of audio recordings and a transcript. Golodner talks about his childhood and early life; education; entry into the labor movement; early work in law, politics, and labor organizing; involvement with the AFL-CIO, particularly with his work in advancing the organization of...
Dates: 2004-03-25 - 2004-03-26
Abstract Part I and II consists of correspondence, minutes, and reports. Subjects include Administrative Board meetings; American Federation of Teachers; conventions; Detroit Federation of Teachers; Executive Council meetings; Haven Hill conferences; legislative lobbying activities; membership campaigns; metropolitan teachers' institutes; Michigan AFL-CIO Council; Michigan Constitutional Convention (1961); teachers' salary and fringe benefits surveys; treasurer reports; White House Conference on...
Dates: 1934 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1975
Abstract Workers Education Local 189, American Federation of Teachers, was founded in November 1922 as the bargaining agent for the faculty members of Brookwood Labor College. After Brookwood closed its doors in 1937, Local 189 opened its membership to all persons, regardless of geographic location, who were engaged in workers' education. Throughout its existence Local 189 had been active in distributing workers' education materials to other members of the AFT, and to public schools, colleges and to the...
Dates: 1939 - 1977
- Education 7
- Labor unions 6
- Collective bargaining 4
- Strikes and lockouts 4
- Labor education 3
- School integration 3
- Busing for School Integration 2
- Collective bargaining -- Teachers 2
- Labor unions -- Organizing 2
- Michigan 2
- Political Action 2
- Teachers 2
- Wages 2
- Academic freedom 1
- Affirmative action 1
- Civil rights 1
- Collective bargaining -- Government employees 1
- Collective labor agreements 1
- Contract negotiations 1
- Desegregation 1
- Education -- Privatization 1
- Education, Higher 1
- Educational evaluation 1
- Government policy 1
- Health care employees 1
- Jewish day schools 1
- Journalism 1
- Labor 1
- Labor disputes 1
- Labor laws and legislation 1
- Labor literature 1
- Labor movement 1
- Labor unions -- Factionalism 1
- Labor unions -- Mergers 1
- Labor unions and communism 1
- Maternity leave 1
- Michigan -- Politics and government 1
- Nurses 1
- Oral histories 1
- Parochial school unions 1
- Pay equity 1
- Pensions 1
- Periodical editors 1
- Public employees 1
- Salaries -- Teachers 1
- Sound recordings 1
- Strikes and lockouts --Teachers 1
- Student movements 1
- Teacher educators 1
- Teachers -- Rating of 1
- Teachers -- Tenure 1
- Teachers Training of 1
- Teachers' unions 1
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States 1
- Vocational education 1
- White collar workers 1
- Women's rights 1 ∧ view less
- American Federation of Teachers 9
- National Education Association of the United States 3
- American Federation of Teachers. Workers Education Local 189 2
- Meany, George, 1894-1980 2
- AFL-CIO 1
- AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education. 1
- AFL-CIO. Department for Professional Employees 1
- American Federation of Teachers. Convention 1
- American Federation of Teachers. Executive Council. Meeting 1
- American Federation of Teachers. Great Lakes Regional Office 1
- American Federation of Teachers. Northeast Regional Office 1
- American Federation of Teachers. Southern Regional Office 1
- Billups, Lovely H. 1
- Dearborn Federation of Teachers. Local 681 1
- Feldman, Sandra 1
- Golodner, Jack 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 1
- King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
- Kirkland, Lane 1
- Mason, Gabriel R. 1
- McElroy, Edward 1
- Michigan Federation of Teachers 1
- New York State United Teachers 1
- Ocean Hill-Brownsville Demonstration School District (New York, N.Y.) 1
- Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 1
- Smith, Mike (Michael O.) 1
- Washington Labor for Peace 1
- Wayne State University. Labor Studies Center 1 ∧ view less
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