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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....
Dates: 2001-04-16; 2002-01-10

Workers' Defense League Records

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Identifier: LR000408
Abstract This collection of correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, speeches, trial briefs and transcripts, and published pamphlets and leaflets, thoroughly documents the Worker's Defense League's efforts to obtain justice for labor organizers, government critics, victims of racial and economic discrimination, and conscientious objectors, through established, legal processes.
Dates: 1935 - 1971

Workers' Education Local 189 Records

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Identifier: LR000954
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

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International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 48
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 17
AFSCME 10
Service Employees International Union 10
AFL-CIO 9
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Industrial Workers of the World 9
Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 9
American Federation of Teachers 7
Brookwood Labor College (Katonah, N.Y.) 5
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 5
National Organization for Women 5
East, Dennis 4
Ellickson, Katherine Pollak 4
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions 4
Sweeney, John J. 4
United Farm Workers 4
American Federation of Labor 3
Bluestone, Irving 3
Democratic Party (Mich.) 3
Democratic Party (U.S.) 3
General Motors Corporation 3
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 3
International Labour Organization 3
Mason, Philip P. (Philip Parker Mason) 3
Stern, Andy 3
9 to 5, National Association of Working Women (U.S.) 2
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 2
Beffel, John Nicholas 2
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 2
Ch’maj, Betty E. M. 2
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 2
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.). Seattle Chapter 2
Cordtz, Richard 2
Crawford, Elaine 2
Ford, Pat (Patricia) 2
Francis, Ann 2
Hatcher, Lillian 2
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Ford Local 600 2
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 1-D 2
Kelman, Sidney 2
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 2
Lucy, William, 1933- 2
Marinovich, Irene Young 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
National Education Association of the United States 2
North American Free Trade Agreement (1992 December 17) 2
Smith, Mike (Michael O.) 2
Socialist Workers Party 2
Textile Workers Union of America 2
United Mine Workers of America 2
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities 2
United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945) 2
United States. President's Commission on the Status of Women 2
United States. Works Progress Administration 2
United Steelworkers 2
Wayne State University 2
AFSCME. Local 101 (Santa Clara County, Calif.) 1
AFSCME. Local 1259 1
African National Congress 1
Agricultural Labor Relations Board 1
Air Line Pilots Association 1
Albert Kahn Associates 1
Alpern, Ron 1
American Federation of Teachers. Workers Education Local 189 1
American Newspaper Guild 1
Association of Catholic Trade Unionists 1
Babson, Steve 1
Baskin, Alex 1
Beasley, Olive, 1903- 1
Beckman, Charles Keller, 1900- 1
Bednarczyk, Betty 1
Bernstein, Thelma M. 1
Bieber, Owen 1
Blakenhorn, Ann 1
Blue Cross Blue Shield 1
Boggs, Grace Lee 1
Boggs, James 1
Booth, George R., Jr. 1
Borchardt, Selma 1
Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees 1
Bryce, William 1
Burati, Valery 1
Cavanagh, Jerome P. 1
Cedervall, Frank 1
Chapman, Gordon Warner, 1907- 1
Children's Crusade for Children 1
Chrapkiewicz, Joseph 1
Christenson, Edith L. 1
Chrysler Corporation 1
Church, Al 1
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 1
Clinton, Hillary Rodham 1
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.). Greater Boston Chapter 1
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.). Metro-Detroit Chapter 1
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.). Puget Sound Chapter 1
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.). San Francisco Chapter 1
Collier, John, Jr. (William Armistead) 1
Collier, Phyllis Feningston 1
Collins, Joe 1
Cook, Victoria 1
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