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Westray Henney Papers

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Identifier: LP000587
Abstract Westray 'Weck' Henney was active in the United Auto Workers, particularly UAW Local 6. His papers reflect his active involvement with this local.

Wilbert Salmi Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: S-T, Box 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: LP001490
Abstract Clipping, pamphlets and a dues book related to the Workers Alliance of America and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) program; Small processed collection

Wilbur and Mary Alice Baldinger Papers

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Identifier: UP000902
Abstract Mary Alice Baldinger served as executive director of the National Civil Liberties Clearing House from 1949 to 1971. Wilbur Baldinger worked as a reporter, as editor of The Guild Reporter from 1941 to 1944, and as director of publications for the U.S. Conference of Mayors from 1961 to1971.

The papers of Wilbur and Mary Alice Baldinger document their careers and reflect their efforts to promote civil liberties and human rights.

Will Poyfair Papers

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Identifier: LP000916
Abstract Contains diaries of workers at Buick Motor Co. (Flint, Michigan).

William and Ann Kemsley Papers

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Identifier: LP000943
Abstract An active member of United Auto Workers Local 174, William Kemsley held various offices as an organizer and advocate of union education. Mr. Kemsley served as education director of the Michigan Council of Industrial Organizations (CIO), as a staff member of the Economic Cooperation Administration in Paris, and as a representative of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) to the United Nations. Journalist Ann Kemsley was editor of the Wisconsin CIO News and wrote for...

William Burrus Oral History

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Identifier: LOH002207
Abstract In 2003, Reuther archivist Carrolyn Davis interviewed labor leader William "Bill" Burrus. Burrus served as vice president (1980-2001) and president (2001-2010) of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), and he was the first African American to be directly elected by member vote to the presidency of a national labor union. Collection consists of the interview recording. Over the nearly four-hour-long interview, Burrus ranges on a variety of topics covering his background, postal career, union...

William C. Davis Papers

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Identifier: LP000547
Abstract These papers primarily consist of various meetings and special projects of ALPA. Most of it is related to the ALPA Board of Directors and Executive Board for the 1960s and early 1970s. The material was collected by Mr. Davis, but generated by ALPA.

William C. Gausmann Papers

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Identifier: LP000901
Abstract William Gausmann held positions in Europe, the United States and Vietnam as a labor advisor, news analyst and policymaker with various European and United States government agencies. Mr. Gausmann’s papers relate his work concerning labor issues, Communism, and the Vietnam War and to a lesser degree, his associations with the Socialist Party and the Lutheran Church of America.

William Cahn Papers

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Identifier: LP000808
Abstract The first Connecticut member of the Newspaper Guild and a founding officer of the Connecticut State Industrial Union Council, William Cahn worked as a writer and graphic artist. His work includes the award-winning labor history campaign sponsored by the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU), and extensive journalistic coverage of the rise of industrial unionism during the Depression. Mr. Cahn’s papers document his interest in labor issues, including the ILGWU advertising...

William Cook Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Com-Cr, Box 3, Folder: 6-7
Identifier: LP001138
Abstract William Cook served as a representative for the Wayne County Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) at two Joint Merger meetings held between the Wayne County Federation of Labor and the Wayne County CIO. Mr. Cook's papers pertain to the problems encountered in effecting the merger of the AFL and the CIO in the Metro-Detroit area.

William Dufty Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: D, Box 4, Folder: 5-8
Identifier: LP000388
Abstract During the late 1930s and early 1940s, Mr. Dufty served in various public relations positions with the UAW. He was public relations director for the UAW's drive to organize the aircraft industry; most of the correspondence and clippings in the collection concern this phase of his career.

William E. Trautmann Papers

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Identifier: LP001660
Abstract A founding member and organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), William Trautmann served as secretary-treasurer and on the first IWW executive board. As an IWW organizer, Mr. Trautmann led the 1909 McKees Rocks, Pa. Pressed Steel Car Company Strike and the Lawrence, Mass. textile workers strike of 1912. Mr. Trautmann’s papers include a portion of an unpublished autobiography manuscript describing his experiences with the IWW and his involvement in various factional disputes.

William F. Brabenec Papers

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Identifier: LP001866
Overview William F. Brabenec was born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1933. A third-generation newspaper worker, Brabenec began working for The Detroit News in 1960 as a printer. Brabenec was a member of Detroit Typographical Union #18. Brabenec died in August 2015, at the age of 83. The Detroit Newspaper Strike began on July 13, 1995. Over 2,000 newspaper workers, concerned with the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News plans to switch from employee distribution to independent contractors, walked out of work....

William Gernaey Papers

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Identifier: LP002782
Abstract William Gernaey was born in Detroit, Michigan on February 27, 1903. He attended the University of Michigan from 1920-1923 and majored in political economics. From there he studied one year each of business administration and accounting at Detroit Business University. From 1923 to 1927 Gernaey was employed by the Chrysler Corporation Detroit, as an industrial efficiency expert. From there he transitioned to investigating communist activities as an operative from 1927 to 1936. As...

William Goldmann Papers

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Identifier: LP000288
Abstract Clippings, correspondence, briefs, affidavits, notes, contracts, minutes, and leaflets collected by Mr. Goldmann, who was president (1940-46) and member of the Shop Bargaining Committee of UAW Local 230 (Chrysler- Los Angeles), and International representative to UAW Region 6 (Western US). Subjects include the conspiracy trial of Local 230 members (1939); LaFollette Senate Committee Hearings; and Local 230 Strike (1957). George Addes is a principal correspondent.

William Hardy Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: H, Box 7, Folder: 3
Identifier: LP000318
Abstract The William Hardy papers consist of a Victor Reuther speech given on January 28, 1937.

William Henkelman Papers

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Identifier: LP000610
Abstract William Henkelman served in WWI as a member of the American expedition to Russia, Michigan 'Polar Bear' unit. He became active in the Industrial Workers of the World after the war. His papers reflect his service in Russia and involvement in the IWW.

William Humphreys Papers

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Identifier: LP000170
Abstract Correspondence, minutes, briefs, agreements, clippings, and miscellaneous materials collected by Mr. Humphreys, who served as president of UAW Local 539 at the Campbell Wyant and Cannon Foundry, Muskegon, Michigan; vice-president of Michigan CIO Council; UAW International representative; and assistant director of the UAW Foundry Wage and Hour Council. Subjects include NLRB election at Albion Malleable Iron Company (1952-53), and National War Labor Board (1945).

William Lucy Oral Histories

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Identifier: LOH002239
Abstract William "Bill" Lucy was a long-serving leader in AFSCME. A civil engineer in Contra Costa, California, he joined AFSCME in 1956 and was involved in the Memphis sanitation workers strike of 1968. He served as Secretary-Treasurer of AFSCME from 1972 to 2010. He co-founded the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) in 1972 and was involved in the civil rights and anti-Apartheid movements. Philip Mason conducted an audio interview with William Lucy in 2001 and a video interview with him in 2002....

William Ogden Papers

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Identifier: LP000050
Abstract One copy of the original Studebaker-UAW contract of May 21, 1937.

William Seraile Papers

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Identifier: LP000960
Abstract A specialist in African-American history, William Seraile served on the faculty of the Department of Black Studies of Herbert H. Lehman College, New York City. Mr. Seraile’s papers primarily relate to his research on Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) organizer Ben Fletcher.

William Simons Papers

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Identifier: LP001761
Abstract William Simons began his career as a high school teacher when he joined the black American Federation of Teachers union in Washington D.C. A year later the local was integrated and Simons served in several positions before assuming the presidency, a position he would hold until his retirement in 1991. He also served as an officer in the national organization as part of the Progressive and United Action caucuses and was involved in Democratic Party politics. His papers document his career with...

William Taylor Oral Histories

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Identifier: LOH001677
Abstract In 1976, William "Bill" Taylor, who had worked as an assistant to Cesar Chavez, interviewed labor activists affiliated with the United Farm Workers (UFW). Collection consists of audio recordings of 18 interviews, plus transcripts for 5 of the interviews (Marc Grossman, Nick Jones, Virginia Jones, Mack Lyons, and Mary Lou Watson). Interviewees affiliated with the UFW and its predecessor organizations AWOC and NFWA from the mid-1960s to mid-1970s discuss how they got involved with the UFW; their...

William W. Betts Papers

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Identifier: LP000558
Abstract The papers of William Betts reflect his work with Braniff and ALPA, especially his efforts as the Central Air Safety Chairman for Braniff.

Willoughby Abner Papers

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Identifier: UP000545
Abstract The papers of Mr. Abner reflect his work with the UAW, and to a lesser extent, his involvement in civil rights and community activities.Part I consists of correspondence, reports, newsletters, and miscellaneous publications reflecting Mr. Abner's positions with the UAW and his social concerns. Until 1963 Mr. Abner was with the Education and Citizenship Department of UAW Region 4, located in Chicago. In 1963 he moved to Detroit to become the assistant director of the Leadership Study...

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Wurf, Jerry, 1919- 15
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National Association of Letter Carriers (U.S.) 14
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United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945) 13
Chrysler Corporation 12
Shanker, Albert 12
Zander, Arnold S. (Arnold Scheuer), 1901-1975 12
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Meany, George, 1894-1980 11
United Mine Workers of America 11
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Chapman, Gordon Warner, 1907- 9
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 9
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International Confederation of Free Trade Unions 8
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 7
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National Education Association of the United States 6
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National Organization for Women 6
United States. Works Progress Administration 6
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Ames, Joseph Lynn, 1925- 5
Bieber, Owen 5
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 5
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 5
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 5
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Ford Local 600 5
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 5
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McEntee, Gerald W. 5
Michigan State AFL-CIO 5
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Stern, Andy 5
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities 5
Young, Coleman A. 5
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Beffel, John Nicholas 4
Ciampa, P.J. 4
Communication Workers of America 4
Detroit Free Press Co. 4
Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement 4
Ellickson, Katherine Pollak 4
Gotbaum, Victor 4
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 1-D 4
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 4
Mason, Philip P. (Philip Parker Mason) 4
Newspaper Guild of Detroit 4
North American Free Trade Agreement (1992 December 17) 4
Reagan, Ronald 4
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America 4
United States Postal Service 4
United States. Agency for International Development 4
United States. National Labor Relations Board 4
United States. National Mediation Board 4
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education. 3
AFSCME. International Convention 3
American Postal Workers Union 3
California Migrant Ministry 3
Detroit Federation of Teachers 3
Detroit News (Firm) 3
Detroit Sunday Journal 3
Farm Labor Organizing Committee (Ohio) 3
Humphrey, Hubert H., 1911-1978 3
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 3
International Labour Organization 3
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 10 3
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 3
Kirkland, Lane 3
Kubista, Roy 3
Legere, Ben 3
Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013 3
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