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UAW Local 904 Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000523
Abstract Local 904 represents the workers of the Vincent-McCall Company of Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Dates: 1946 - 1963

UAW Local 932 Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000415
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 932 was chartered in 1961, providing service to the Minneapolis-Moline Division of Motec Industries, Inc. in Minneapolis, MN. The local was embroiled in an intense rivalry many years prior to its chartering, between the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America and the UAW over who had the rights to service the local.
Dates: 1937 - 1964; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1961

UAW Local 988 Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000383
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 988 was chartered to service employees of International Harvester Company Plant in Memphis, TN. Its records primarily document the meetings of the local's various units.
Dates: 1947 - 1964

UAW Local 1088 Records

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: U-V Box 14, Folder: 8-9
Identifier: LR000521
Abstract Subjects include: Neco Ordnance plant closing in Winona, Minnesota
Dates: 1956 - 1959

UAW Local 1139 Records

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: U-V Box 14, Folder: 10
Identifier: LR000520
Abstract Subjects include: Wagener Industries (Milwaukee).
Dates: 1960 - 1963

UAW Local 1198 Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000872
Abstract Subjects include: American Metal Products Co. (Union City, Tenn.); runaway shops; plant closing; 1961 strike
Dates: 1952 - 1976

UAW Local 1565 Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001089
Abstract Subjects include: Chase Brass and Copper Co., Waterbury, Connecticut; metalworkers; IUMMSW Local 565; Progressive Metalworkers’ Council, IUMSWA; plant closings in the brass industry; 1946, 1956, 1975-76 strikes
Dates: 1941 - 1976

UAW National War Labor Board and National Labor Relations Board Records

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Identifier: LR000634
Abstract Soon after Pearl Harbor, the UAW and other unions voluntarily pledged to forego strikes for the war’s duration. To compensate, the federal government agreed to control prices, but wage increases were also limited. The National War Labor Board was established late in 1941 (formally, by executive order in January of 1942) to administer wage control in national industries such as automobiles, shipping, railways, airlines, telegraph lines, and mines. It ceased operating in 1946, and thereafter...
Dates: 1941 - 1950

UAW Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: LOH002229
Abstract In the fall of 1959, the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, a joint body of the University of Michigan and Wayne State University, formally began an oral history project on the "Development of Unionism in the Automobile Industry." The project's aims were to provide additional historical sources for scholars working on the history of auto unionism, to capture the recollections of those who played a key role in this story, and to discover additional archival materials on labor...
Dates: 1959 - 1963

UAW Organizing Leaflets

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Identifier: LR000480
Abstract Union organizing campaign materials.
Dates: 1950 - 1959

UAW Political Action Department: Roy Reuther Records

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Identifier: LR000191_PAD
Abstract Subjects include: civil rights; Detroit elections; Michigan Congressional elections; UAW factionalism
Dates: 1947 - 1957

UAW President's Office: Douglas Fraser Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001116
Abstract Douglas A. Fraser was elected UAW President in 1977 following the retirement of Leonard Woodcock. As UAW President Fraser presided over the emergence of Japanese auto imports into the previously US dominated auto industry, growing concerns over air quality, worker safety issues, and job re-training. In 1981 Fraser successfully reunited the UAW with the AFL-CIO after a 13 year absence. Fraser was also instrumental in assisting Chrysler Motor Company’s federal bailout loan to avoid the company’s...
Dates: 1971 - 1985

UAW President's Office: Homer Martin Records

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Identifier: LR000063
Abstract After serving in Baptist churches, Homer Martin went to work in the auto plants of Kansas City, Missouri where he soon became active in the union movement and was appointed a vice-president and later president of the United Auto Workers-American Federation of Labor and president of what became the UAW-Congress of Industrial Organizations. His records cover the years he was vice-president and president of the UAW-AFL.
Dates: 1934 - 1941

UAW President's Office: Leonard Woodcock Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000262
Abstract Leonard Woodcock was named President of the UAW in May 1970, following the death of Walter P. Reuther. He was elected to a full term in April, 1972, and again in 1974. In 1970 as UAW President Woodcock led a 67 day strike against General Motors which resulted in securing the “30 and out” retirement program and restoring full cost of living benefits. In the 1973 negotiations Woodcock secured further benefits for auto workers including dental insurance, restrictions on overtime, improved COLA and...
Dates: 1961 - 1977

UAW President's Office: Owen Bieber Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001270
Abstract Owen Bieber began his career with the United Auto Workers in Michigan and went on to hold numerous regional and national positions before he was elected the UAW's sixth president in 1983, serving four terms. During his presidency, Canadian auto workers pulled out of the union, American auto companies downsized, and competition from foreign auto companies increased. He is credited with diversifying the UAW by inviting new members from areas outside industrial sectors. As president, Bieber also...
Dates: 1970 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1984 - 1994

UAW Presidents' Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001399
Abstract Files reflect the activities of UAW Presidents Walter P. Reuther, Leonard F. Woodcock and Douglas A. Fraser.
Dates: 1969 - 1983

UAW President's Office: R.J. Thomas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LR000115
Abstract Minutes of the UAW Executive Board (1940-47). correspondence, clippings, reports, and memorabilia collected by Mr. Thomas during his tenure as president of the UAW (1939-46). and vice-president (1937-39 and 1946-47). He was assistant to Philip Murray from 1947 to 1956, and to George Meany from 1956 to 1964. Subjects of interest in the collection are UAW factionalism, General Motors Strike (1945-46). Allis Chalmers Strike (1947), the UAW war effort, and the organization of the West Coast...
Dates: 1936 - 1964

UAW President's Office: Walter P. Reuther Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000261
Abstract The papers of Walter Reuther reflect his career with the UAW from its beginning, although the documentation for the pre‑presidential period is less complete. In addition to UAW material, there are extensive files relating to his work as an officer of the CIO, the AFL‑CIO and the ALA. In addition, there is considerable material relating to international labor organizations, international affairs, other labor unions, organizations of various kinds and his work in the area of public affairs.
Dates: 1933 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1970

UAW Public Relations Department: Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: LR000125_PRC
Abstract Subjects include: Chrysler and General Motors; Ford organizing; Local 600; FEW; strikes; Michigan politics; Communism; housing; Walter Reuther; steel industry; Taft-Hartley; Michigan labor; Detroit urban affairs; UMWA; HUAC; unemployment; Harry Truman
Dates: 1940 - 1972

UAW Public Relations Department: Frank Winn Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000125_Winn
Abstract Subjects include: United Steelworkers; women workers; auto wage-price policy; 1958 UAW contract negotiations; Kohler strike; UAW conventions; UAW PAC in 1948 election campaigns
Dates: 1940 - 1962

UAW Public Relations Department Photographs and Sound and Video Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: LAV001193
Abstract Since the United Automobile Workers of America (UAW) was established as an affiliate of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) in August 1935, the union has maintained an office to deal with public relations. At that time, a "Committee on Publication" was formed, which became the "Publication Committee" in April 1936. The Committee subsequently became the "Publicity Department" in August 1936, when the UAW became an independent union affiliated with the Congress of Industrial Organizations...
Dates: 1929 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1995

UAW Public Relations Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000125
Abstract The records of the UAW Public Relations Department consist of such subjects as, Michigan politics, War Labor Board, the aircraft industry, UAW radio broadcasts and the General Motors strike. In addition, there are correspondence files with Walter Reuther, George Addes and Maurice Sugar.
Dates: 1940 - 1959

UAW Public Relations Department: Simon Alpert Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001083
Abstract Subjects include: community action programs; working conditions; unemployment
Dates: 1970 - 1980

UAW Public Review Board Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000339
Abstract Subjects include: cases, history and policy
Dates: 1957 - 1988

UAW Radio Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000208
Abstract The records of the United Auto Workers Radio Department include radio and television program scripts as well as recordings of these programs and other public UAW-related events. Collection includes 1,100 tape recordings (audiovisual materials).
Dates: 1949 - 1964

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Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 27
General Motors Corporation 18
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Bluestone, Irving 8
Democratic Party (Mich.) 8
United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945) 7
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Ford Motor Company 6
Industrial Workers of the World 4
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions 4
Meany, George, 1894-1980 4
Bieber, Owen 3
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 10 3
Smith, Mike (Michael O.) 3
Socialist Workers Party 3
Weinberg, Nat, 1914?- 3
American Federation of Labor 2
Carliner, Lewis 2
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 2
Dillon, Francis J. 2
Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement 2
Hatcher, Lillian 2
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Chrysler Department 2
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. New Directions 2
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 1-B 2
International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 595 (Linden, N.J.) 2
Kraus, Dorothy 2
Kraus, Henry 2
League for Industrial Democracy 2
Majerus, Raymond E. (Raymond Edward) 2
Marinovich, Irene Young 2
National Labor Relations Bureau (U.S.) 2
North American Free Trade Agreement (1992 December 17) 2
Rebhan, Herman 2
Silver, Paul 2
Starling, Thomas J. 2
Stepp, Marc 2
Tappes, Shelton 2
United Mine Workers of America 2
United States. Agency for International Development 2
United States. National Labor Relations Board 2
United Steelworkers 2
Wayne State University 2
AFSCME 1
American Federation of Radio Artists 1
American Federation of Teachers 1
American Federation of Teachers. Convention 1
American Federation of Teachers. Executive Council. Meeting 1
American Federation of Teachers. Workers Education Local 189 1
Association of Catholic Trade Unionists 1
Bannon, Ken, 1914- 1
Barnard, John 1
Benjamin, Ernest, 1937- 1
Binkowski, Don 1
Blanchard, James J., 1942- 1
Blue Cross Blue Shield 1
Bryce, William 1
Budd Company 1
Burati, Ida 1
Carrick, Louis B. 1
Children's Crusade for Children 1
Chrapkiewicz, Joseph 1
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 1
Clinton, Hillary Rodham 1
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 1
Cole, John 1
Communist Party of America 1
Crawford, Elaine 1
Crusade for Freedom (Organization) 1
Dawsen, Everett "Pudge" 1
Deitos, Angelo 1
Detroit Housing Commission 1
Dewey, Charles M. 1
DiGaetano, Nick 1
Dollinger, Genora Johnson 1
Dollinger, Sol 1
Dorosh, Walter 1
Downs, Tom 1
Dufty, William 1
East, Dennis 1
Edelbrock, Ben 1
Edwards, Neal 1
Eldon, John 1
Fantozy, Sam 1
Fenster, Leo 1
Field, Morris 1
Fine, Sidney 1
Finkel, James 1
Flesch, Fritz 1
Forbes, Kenneth 1
Forchione, Dan 1
Forrest, Carrolyn 1
Forsen, Clemens 1
Francis, Ann 1
Francis, Everett 1
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