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Abstract Subjects include: contract negotiations; labor-management relations at General Motors; pensions and benefits; international labor movement; Bolivar, Tennessee Project; productivity; Quality of Work Life; technology; UAW Community Action
Abstract Subjects include: automation, Canadian Ford Workers, health & safety, health insurance, labor-management relations, pension plans, production standards, skilled trades, UAW-Ford Collective Bargaining Agreements, UAW factionalism, UAW Ford Department, IMF Automotive Council
Abstract Subjects include: UAW General Motors and Aerospace Departments; negotiations; rank and file attitude surveys; WSU BOG
Abstract Richard T. Gosser spent 23 years as an active, innovative union member. Born in Toledo, Ohio on December 13, 1900, he was educated in Toledo schools and completed an apprenticeship as an electrician. After various employment, he worked at the Willys-Overland plant in Toledo.Gosser was elected Regional Director and member of the UAW-CIO Executive Board, in 1942, and was reelected at each convention until in 1947, when he was elected vice-president of the UAW-CIO, which office he...
Abstract Subjects include: women workers in World War II; child care.
Abstract The United Auto Workers War Policy Division was created to coordinate all of the union's war efforts and to represent the union in its dealings with various governmental agencies.
Abstract Subjects include: OPA; defense; labor legislation; U.S. Department of Agriculture
Abstract Subjects include: OPA; Office of Wage Stabilization; political action
Abstract Subjects include: campaign finance reform; Carter administration; Democratic Party politics; legal services for workers; national health insurance; right-to-work legislation; UAW lobbying activities
Abstract Subjects include: organizing auxiliaries; community activities
Abstract Subjects include: abortion; aging; child care; civil rights; education; pay equity; health; National Organization for Women; poverty; sexual harassment
Abstract Subjects include: women workers; labor education; politics
Abstract Subjects include: civil rights; Equal Rights Amendment; health issues; National Organization for Women; worker education
Abstract Victor Reuther began his UAW career as an organizer for Local 174 in 1937, the same year he participated in the Flint Sit-Down Strike. In the 1940s he moved up to the UAW national organization, serving in several leadership positions culminating in the directorship of the International Affairs Office from which he retired in 1972. His papers reflect his work with the UAW, especially relating to international community organizations. The material in the collections was originally used by Reuther...
Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 3: O-Si, Folder: 8
Abstract In 1980, R. T. King interviewed labor leader Victor Reuther as part of the Indiana University Oral History Project on the Indiana economy in the twentieth century. Collection consists of a transcript. Reuther discusses UAW organizing activity in Indiana in 1937, which involved a sit-down strike at the General Motors Guide Lamp Division in Anderson.
Abstract In 1984, Ida Burati interviewed labor leader Victor Reuther, focusing on anticommunism in the labor movement following World War II. Collection consists of an audiotape. Reuther talks about Jay Lovestone, George Meany, and the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU).
Abstract Victor Reuther came out of retirement in the 1980’s to support Jerry Tucker and the New Directions Movement (NDM). The NDM emerged as a dissident caucus of UAW local union leaders within Region 5, particularly of General Motors facilities. Jerry Tucker unsuccessfully ran as the NDM candidate for regional director in the 1986 convention. Mr. Tucker won a second election, which was ordered following charges contesting the election results, but the following year he was defeated in the next term...
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence between W. Jett Lauck, an advisor to John L. Lewis during the 1930s, and Jay Lovestone. Among the topics discussed are United Auto Workers' factionalism; developments in the labor movement, especially the CIO and John L. Lewis; the CIO and the Communist Party; the late 1930s UAW Strikes at GM; the International Ladies Garment Workers Union under David Dubinsky.
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.
Abstract Westray 'Weck' Henney was active in the United Auto Workers, particularly UAW Local 6. His papers reflect his active involvement with this local.
Abstract Contains diaries of workers at Buick Motor Co. (Flint, Michigan).
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...
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: D, Box 4, Folder: 5-8
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.
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.
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).