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UAW Region 1E Records

 Collection
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
Dates: 1942 - 1983

UAW Region 2A Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000747
Abstract Subjects include: Allis-Chalmers strike (1955-57); automobile industry and workers in Ohio, Pennsylvania and W. Virginia; GM Ternstedt Div. strikes (1955, 1958); plant shutdowns; health and safety issues; unemployment; PACs; African-American autoworkers; Communism
Dates: 1942 - 1976

UAW Region 2B Records

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Identifier: LR001429
Abstract The UAW organized Region 2B in the Northwest Ohio area in 1939. In 1937, Richard Gosser was elected President of Local 12 in Toledo (chartered in 1936 and the largest local in the region) and five years later he became Director of Region 2B. In 1947, he was elected an International Vice President, and Charles Ballard succeeded him as Director of Region 2B. Gosser retired in 1964, after he was charged and brought to trial for illegally conspiring to obtain tax records from the IRS....
Dates: 1939 - 1970

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.
Dates: 1950 - 1971

UAW Region 9 Records

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Identifier: LR000283
Abstract Subjects include: auto industry and auto workers in New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania and upstate New York; Martin Gerber; equal employment opportunity; low-cost public housing; Bell Aircraft strike (1949); Kohler strike (1959); Liberal Party (N.Y.); New Jersey politics and government; civil rights movement; labor education; UAW CAP; women auto workers.
Dates: 1941 - 1985

UAW Region 9A Records

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Identifier: LR000842
Abstract Subjects include: UAW organization in Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, and Puerto Rico; politics; strikes; Model Cities Program; Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers Union; retirees; UAW Public Review Board
Dates: 1945 - 1984

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...
Dates: 1938 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1991

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
Dates: 1945 - 1973

UAW Vice-President's Office: Donald Ephlin Records

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Identifier: LR001404
Abstract Donald F. Ephlin became active in the UAW at the General Motors Assembly Plant in Framingham, MA in the late 1940s, before joining the International Union staff in 1960. As administrative assistant to UAW President Leonard Woodcock from 1970 to 1977, and later Vice-President in charge of the Ford and subsequently the General Motors Departments, Ephlin played a key role in negotiations with both companies. He helped launch the Saturn Corporation and create a labor agreement which changed the...
Dates: 1960 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1980

UAW Women's Department: Lillian Hatcher Records

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Identifier: LR000972
Abstract Subjects include: women workers; labor education; politics
Dates: 1942 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1975

United Rubber Workers Records

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Identifier: LR000278
Abstract The United Rubber Workers records pertain to the minimum wage in the rubber industry, collective bargaining, organizing, and labor in politics.
Dates: 1933 - 1967

William Simons Papers

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Identifier: LP001761
Abstract William Simons began his career as a high school teacher when he joined the black American Federation of Teachers union in Washington D.C. A year later the local was integrated and Simons served in several positions before assuming the presidency, a position he would hold until his retirement in 1991. He also served as an officer in the national organization as part of the Progressive and United Action caucuses and was involved in Democratic Party politics. His papers document his career with...
Dates: 1906 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1989

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International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 2A 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 2B 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 3 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 6 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 9 1
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 9A 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
Lindahl, James 1
Lodge, Fred L. 1
Meany, George, 1894-1980 1
Metropolitan Detroit AFL-CIO 1
Michigan. Civil Rights Commission. 1
National Organization for Women 1
Palmer, Francis R., 1908- 1
Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948) 1
Rebhan, Herman 1
Richter, Irving 1
Saturn Corporation 1
Snyder, Joseph 1
Stepp, Marc 1
Sweet, Sam, 1911- 1
Turner, Tom 1
UAW-South East Michigan Community Action Program 1
United Rubber Workers of America 1
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities 1
United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945) 1
Wayne State University 1
Weinberg, Nat, 1914?- 1
Winn, Frank 1
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