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UAW Recreation Department Records

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Identifier: LR000188
Abstract The UAW Recreation Department originated as a program of the Education Department which it separated from at the 1939 Convention. Their records reflect the activities of the department in achieving desegregation of the National Bowling Congress, operating camps for Union members' children, encouraging local programs, and managing the Deprived Areas Recreation Team (DART).

UAW Region 1-D Records

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Identifier: LR000202
Abstract Region 1-D of the United Auto Workers consists of the western and northern counties of Michigan, including the Upper Peninsula. Major manufacturing areas included are Grand Rapids, Saginaw, Bay City, Muskegon and Kalamazoo.

UAW Region 10: Minneapolis Sub-Regional Office Records

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Identifier: LR001056
Abstract Subjects include: automobile and agricultural implement workers in Minnesota; negotiations; benefits

UAW Region 10: Ray Majerus Records

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Identifier: LR000597
Abstract Subjects include: Region 10 negotiations, Kohler Co., Kohler Workers Association, UAW Local 833 and back pay settlement.

UAW Region 10 Records

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Identifier: LR000542
Abstract Subjects include: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Montana, North and South Dakota automobile and agricultural implement industry workers; Kohler strike; Harvey Kitzman; Ray Majerus; UAW Local 833.

UAW Region 1A Records

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Identifier: LR000615
Abstract Region 1A was formed in 1942 and included the west side of Detroit, as well as Monroe, Washtenaw and a portion of Oakland County. Some of the material in this collection also relates to Region 1, which covered the east side of Detroit and the remainder of Oakland County. These two regions, during the period covered by this collection, had more members than any other UAW region and were administered by two co-directors. Later they were each divided into two separate regions.

UAW Region 1B Leadership Institute Records

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Identifier: LR000404
Abstract The Sixteenth Annual Region 1B Leadership Institute, held at the UAW Family Education Center at Black Lake, emphasized a participating membership to mobilize collective action in the shops, offices, and community. The topic was "You and Your Standard of Living: Bargaining and Balloting." Records of the Institute document the week-long summer program.

UAW Region 1B Records

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Identifier: LR000512
Abstract United Auto Workers Region 1B represents locals in the southeastern and thumb areas of Michigan. This includes workers at the major automotive manufacturers, Huck Manufacturing, TRW, Briggs Manufacturing, Eaton Manufacturing and Bohn Aluminum. Their records document the services Region 1B provided to locals and its political activities in the region.

UAW Region 1E Records

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Identifier: LR000347
Abstract An expanding economy and union movement prompted the UAW to subdivide its two southeastern Michigan regional jurisdictions into four southeastern Michigan regions—1, 1A, 1B, and 1E—in 1966. Subjects include: UAW organization in southeastern Michigan; automobile industry; strikes; unemployment; plant shutdowns; health insurance; retirees; organizing; political activity; UAW Women's Department; Willow Run Bomber Plant

UAW Region 3 Records

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Identifier: LR000374
Abstract United Auto Workers Region 3 was established in 1937, with Russell J. Merrill as its first director, and comprised of locals in Indiana, southern Illinois (moved to Region 4 in 1949), and later Kentucky. Raymond H. Berndt was its longest serving director, holding that office from 1947-1972. Headquartered in Indianapolis, the region is unique in that it consists of a majority of small locals, often parts suppliers.

UAW Region 6 Records

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Identifier: LR000533
Abstract UAW Region 6 covers West Coast aircraft locals.

UAW Region 8 Records

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Identifier: LR000811
Abstract Subjects include: southeastern U.S. UAW locals; racial discrimination

UAW Research Department Records

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Identifier: LR000350
Abstract The UAW Research Department carries out a wide range of background investigation for the union concerning the state of the U.S. economy, trade conditions at home and abroad, the economic health of major UAW employers, technology and its impact on the workplace, and general conditions on the shop floor. Their records reflect the primary policy and contractural objectives of the union's leadership and illustrate how the union reached major decisions and what sources of information it employed in...

UAW Research Library: Congressional Testimonies

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Identifier: LR002092
Abstract Since the formation of the United Auto Workers Union in 1935, union members have been actively involved in U.S. and international politics. Individual union members, from the highest ranking officer to the newest rank and file member have testified before Congress on issues ranging from trade and health care to housing and public welfare. Beginning in 1938 and ending in 2009 this collection documents the history of UAW members’ appearances before Congressional Committees. This collection...

UAW Secretary Treasurer's Office: Emil Mazey Records

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Identifier: LR000052
Abstract A long-time member of the Socialist Party, Emil Mazey began his union career with the United Auto Workers at the Briggs Manufacturing Co. He would play leading roles in wage negotiations, organizing locals, and gaining equality for African-American workers. He served as secretary-treasurer of the UAW for over 30 years in addition to stints on the executive boards of both the UAW and the Congress of Industrial Organizations, and directorships of several UAW departments. His records reflect...

UAW Secretary Treasurer's Office: George Addes Records

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Identifier: LR000052_Addes
Abstract Correspondence, reports, UAW International Executive Board minutes, and other office files of Mr. Addes, who served as the UAW's International secretary-treasurer from 1936 to 1947. The papers pertain to organizing, factionalism within the UAW, early UAW strikes, UAW Local Union financial statements, and cases appealed by members of the UAW to the union's International Executive Board.

UAW SEMCAP Records

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Identifier: LR001198
Abstract UAW-SEMCAP was organized in 1970 as a means of integrating union activity with political and community action in a five county area (Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, and Washtenaw). The administrative officers during the 1970-73 period consisted of the chairperson, Nelson Jack Edwards; vice-chair, Ken Morris; executive director, Willie W. Felder; and SEMCAP coordinator, Mike Kerwin. The purpose of SEMCAP was to engage in civic, welfare, educational, cultural, political, legislative and other...

UAW Social Security Department: Community Health Association Records

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Identifier: LR000317_CHA
Abstract In 1956, UAW President Walter Reuther enlisted community support for a prepaid group medical practice approach to health care. The purchase of Metropolitan Hospital on Detroit’s west side was the first major step taken to start the plan. The plan was received with great skepticism by many Detroit area physicians, who considered the new approach “socialized medicine,” but the controversy ended in 1959, when the American Medical Association dropped its longstanding ban against prepaid group...

UAW Social Security Department Records

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Identifier: LR000317
Abstract The UAW Social Security Department was organized in 1948 under the direction of Harry Becker. It provides professional and technical advice in designing, implementing, and improving collectively bargained private and public sector employment-related benefits and has provided many gains for union employees in job security and health care, retirement, and unemployment benefits. Their records document the services it provided UAW members as well as its lobbying efforts on behalf of national health...

UAW Special Projects Department Records

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Identifier: LR000646
Abstract Subjects include: administered prices; international automobile industry; profit sharing plans; automobile safety; cost-of-living adjustments; Detroit income tax; European Economic Community; fair labor standards; guaranteed annual wage; international economic development; ILO; McClellan Committee Hearings; multinational corporations; industrial migration; technological unemployment; politics; American economy

UAW Studebaker-Packard Department Records

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Identifier: LR000042
Abstract The United Auto Workers Studebaker-Packard Department was organized shortly after the merger of the two companies in 1954 when economic factors, including automation, were making it necessary for small plants and corporations to combine in order to successfully compete with the larger automobile manufacturers. The department was made up of locals from both companies in Detroit, Southbend, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Chicago, and Canada. The department's records document the years of financial...

UAW Technical, Office, Professional (TOP) Department Records

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Identifier: LR000704
Abstract Subjects include: white collar workers; organizing Packard, Hudson, General Motors, Ford, Chrysler and auto suppliers’ clerical employees, technicians and designers; organizing hospital workers and college and university employees; War Labor Board and NLRB cases; contract negotiations; benefits; TOP international, regional, Michigan and Canadian conferences

UAW Unemployment Compensation Department Records

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Identifier: LR000407
Abstract The records of the United Auto Workers Unemployment Compensation Department document individual worker's cases.

UAW Veterans' Department Records

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Identifier: LR000293
Abstract The UAW Veterans' Department was created in 1944 as a part of the War Policy Division under Joseph Velosky, becoming a separate department in 1946. The department was concerned with issues of veterans' seniority, reemployment, creation of regional and local veterans' committees, and state legislation for veterans.

UAW Vice President's Office: Douglas Fraser Records

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Identifier: LR000827
Abstract Subjects include: collective bargaining and working conditions in the automobile industry; Canadian labor relations; automobile safety; Detroit economic development; international trade; Democratic Party politics; Michigan State Development Authority; Newspaper Guild Local 22; retired workers; UAW Community Action Program; UAW Chrysler Department

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