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Walter Dorosh Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000699
Abstract Walter Dorosh served as president of United Auto Workers Local 600. His papers reflect his chairmanship of the UAW Convention Resolutions Committee and to a lesser degree, his work with the UAW Ford National Negotiations Committee, the UAW Skilled Trades Department, and the UAW Community Action Program.
Dates: 1964 - 1973

Walter P. Reuther Library Vertical Files Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LR002617
Abstract The Vertical Files Collection is comprised of newspaper clippings, articles, pamphlets, public relations materials, and other ephemera related to the Reuther Library’s urban affairs and labor collections.
Dates: 1920 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2000

Walter Westman Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 7
Identifier: LP001103
Abstract As a member of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), Walter Westman served as secretary of the IWW General Defense Committee, as IWW General Secretary-Treasurer, and was active as an organizer. Mr. Westman’s papers are composed of membership cards documenting his involvement in the IWW.
Dates: 1921 - 1963

Warner Baxter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000241
Abstract Minutes of Local 3 of Social Democracy of America and printed material on the general topic of socialism and the Socialist Labor Party.
Dates: 1885 - 1901

Wayne State University College of Education Teachers’ Corps Records

 Collection
Identifier: WSR000308
Abstract The Teachers’ Corps was a national organization created in the 1960’s. Its goal was to remedy the teacher shortage in poorer school districts. The program was funded by the National Defense Education Act Institute.The Wayne State University program, sponsored by the College of Education, attempted to generate interest in the Detroit area inner city schools with the hope of recruitment. The interns selected for the WSU Teachers Corps were not required to have four-year degrees in education, only...
Dates: 1950 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1973

Wayne State University Oral History Course: Detroit Newspaper Strike Oral Histories

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Identifier: WSOH002403
Abstract The Detroit Newspaper Strike started July 13, 1995 by the Metropolitan Council of Newspaper Unions and roughly 2,500 workers against the Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press. The Strike ended in February of 1997 with the legal resolution of the Strike occurring in 2000. This collection consists of interview transcripts for nine interviews and audio recordings for four interviews. Each interviewee is asked to speak on their experiences in and around the time of the Detroit Newspaper Strikes....
Dates: 2013

Wayne State University Staff Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000282
Abstract Newsletters, memoranda, salary schedules, annual reports, collective bargaining agreements, constitutions and by-laws, notices, and minutes collected by the University Staff Association, which represents the University's clerical and technical employees. The group operated as the Office Personnel Association during the years 1956-63.
Dates: 1956 - 1969

Wesley and Rita Cook Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000676
Abstract Wesley Warren Cook became a member of the Textile Workers Union of America in 1937. He held two administrative positions within the union: Director of the Synthetic Yarn Division and Administrative Vice President of the Executive Council. His papers reflect the duties of these two positions.
Dates: 1941 - 1964

Western Federation of Miners: Calumet-Hecla Strike Records

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 6
Identifier: LR000593
Abstract Correspondence between attorneys representing miners in the strike in Michigan’s copper country.
Dates: 1913 - 1926

Western Federation of Miners Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000539
Abstract The Western Federation of Miners Records are copies of two collections held at the Idaho State Historical Library. These two collections, the W.E. Borah Collection and the James H. Hawley Collection contain information on the north Idaho Mine Labor cases of 1892 and 1899 and the Haywood trial.
Dates: 1892 - 1927

Westray Henney Papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1951 - 1970

Wilbert Salmi Papers

 Collection — Box: 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
Dates: 1936

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.
Dates: 1929 - 1976

Will Poyfair Papers

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Identifier: LP000916
Abstract Contains diaries of workers at Buick Motor Co. (Flint, Michigan).
Dates: 1903 - 1922

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...
Dates: 1943 - 1961

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...
Dates: 2003-01-27

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.
Dates: 1931 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1972

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.
Dates: 1942 - 1977

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...
Dates: 1940 - 1979

William Cook Papers

 Collection — Box: 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.
Dates: 1957

William Dufty Papers

 Collection — Box: 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.
Dates: 1940 - 1947

William E. Trautmann Papers

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1905 - 1920

William F. Brabenec Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001866
Abstract 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....
Dates: 1995 - 1997

William Gernaey Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1938 - 1951

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.
Dates: 1937 - 1959

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Ciampa, P.J. 4
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Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement 4
Ellickson, Katherine Pollak 4
Gotbaum, Victor, 1921-2015 4
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 1-D 4
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 4
Newspaper Guild of Detroit 4
North American Free Trade Agreement (1992 December 17) 4
Reagan, Ronald (Ronald Wilson), 1911-2004 4
United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America 4
United States Postal Service 4
United States. Agency for International Development 4
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