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Abstract Created in 1955, the United Auto Workers International Affairs Department coordinated the activity of the UAW with free trade unions around the world. Victor Reuther was its first director and Lewis Carliner became his assistant in 1958. Their records reflect the activities of the department while it was under the auspices of the Washington Office. Subjects include: Agency for International Development; International Coalition of Free Trade Unionists; UAW relations with the AFL-CIO.
Abstract Records of the United Auto Workers International Bylaws Committee contain documentation from locals and councils regarding UAW bylaws.
Abstract Contains: minutes, attachments, transcripts of proceedings.
Abstract Between 1985 and 1998, the United Auto Workers and the Walter P. Reuther Library cooperated in a project to document the careers of members of the UAW International Executive Board and important events in the history of the union. Collection consists of audio recordings, some video recordings, transcripts for 18 interviews, and a metal die of the UAW logo created for printing the transcripts. Past and current IEB members discuss their backgrounds; entry into the labor movement; early careers;...
Abstract Collection contains National Labor Relations Board cases.
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: U-V Box 14, Folder: 8-9
Abstract Subjects include: Neco Ordnance plant closing in Winona, Minnesota
Abstract Subjects include: Leonard Woodcock’s local; Continental Motors (Muskegon, Michigan); Muskegon politics and government; World War II aircraft industry workers
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: U-V Box 14, Folder: 10
Abstract Subjects include: Wagener Industries (Milwaukee).
Abstract Subjects include: American Metal Products Co. (Union City, Tenn.); runaway shops; plant closing; 1961 strike
Abstract The records of UAW Local 12 were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in April of 1990 by President Danny Wilson and opened for research in November of 2004. UAW Local 12 evolved out of Federal Labor Union 18384, chartered in 1933 to represent workers at Willys-Overland, Auto-Lite and other auto suppliers in the Toledo area. Richard Gosser, who rose from the ranks at Willys-Overland to become the amalgamated local's president in 1938, founded its summer camp in Onsted, Michigan in...
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 135 represented workers at the American Seating Company in Grand Rapids, MI. Its records document contract negotiations between the local and the company.
Abstract Local 137 represents the workers of Gibson Products Company, Greenville and Belding, Michigan. Subjects include: Gibson Products (Greenville, Michigan)
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
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 157 was an amalgamated tool and die local on the west side of Detroit, serving numerous shops. The records of the local document it operations and relationships with various companies whose employees they represented.
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: U-V Box 14, Folder: 4
Abstract Subjects include: Detroit amalgamated local
Abstract Records of the United Auto Workers Local 190 reflect governance and financial activities.
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 200 was formed to service employees at the Ford Motor Co. Windsor, Ontario. The records of the local document a 1951 strike, U.S. immigration problems, and UE relations with the Canadian Congress of Labour in 1950, among routine records of operations and activities.
Abstract UAW Local 212 represented workers of the Briggs Corporation, an automobile supplier eventually purchased by Chrysler Corporation. There were numerous company and union conflicts as well as factional union conflicts which mirrored the struggles within the UAW at large. Their records document shopfloor conditions, organizing, elections, and contract negotiations in the various plants serviced by the local.
Abstract UAW Local 216 was organized to serve as the bargaining agent at General Motors, Buick-Oldsmobile-Pontiac, South Gate, and California Plants. Materials in their records document their activities from the earliest days of the local, including the nationwide GM strike in the winter of 1945-1946 and Region 6.
Abstract Local 230 is located in Bell, California (in the metropolitan Los Angeles area) and represents the employees of the largest Chrysler facility in the western United States. Local 230 obtained its charter in March of 1937 as a direct result of the sit-down strike of that same year. In 1938, Chrysler attempted to dissolve Local 230. Acting together with a group of anti-union employers and the District Attorney's office, many of the officers and founders of Local 230 were charged with conspiracy...
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 239 serviced General Motors plant employees in Baltimore, MD. The records of the local reflect its activities as representative of Fisher Body Plant workers, before they merged with Local 678, Chevrolet assembly operations.
Abstract Subjects include: General Motors Fisher Body and Chevrolet plants in St. Louis; labor education; women's auxiliary
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 27 was established in 1950 when Eaton Wilcox Rich moved from Windsor to London, Canada. The local's records document the operations and activities of its thirteen amalgamated units.
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 280 has served employees of the Continental Motors Corporation, Continental Aviation and Engineering Corporation and the Kaiser Corporation Detroit Engine Plant in Detroit, MI. The records of this local particularly document the problems which arise with the closing of a plant, such as the Detroit Engine Plant in 1954.