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William Dufty Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections: D, Box 4, Folder: 5-8
Identifier: LP000388
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.
Dates: 1940 - 1947

William E. Trautmann Papers

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Identifier: LP001660
Abstract A founding member and organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), William Trautmann served as secretary-treasurer and on the first IWW executive board. As an IWW organizer, Mr. Trautmann led the 1909 McKees Rocks, Pa. Pressed Steel Car Company Strike and the Lawrence, Mass. textile workers strike of 1912. Mr. Trautmann’s papers include a portion of an unpublished autobiography manuscript describing his experiences with the IWW and his involvement in various factional disputes.
Dates: 1905 - 1920

William F. Brabenec Papers

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Identifier: LP001866
Abstract William F. Brabenec was born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1933. A third-generation newspaper worker, Brabenec began working for The Detroit News in 1960 as a printer. Brabenec was a member of Detroit Typographical Union #18. Brabenec died in August 2015, at the age of 83. The Detroit Newspaper Strike began on July 13, 1995. Over 2,000 newspaper workers, concerned with the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News plans to switch from employee distribution to independent contractors, walked out of work....
Dates: 1995 - 1997

William Gernaey Papers

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Identifier: LP002782
Abstract William Gernaey was born in Detroit, Michigan on February 27, 1903. He attended the University of Michigan from 1920-1923 and majored in political economics. From there he studied one year each of business administration and accounting at Detroit Business University. From 1923 to 1927 Gernaey was employed by the Chrysler Corporation Detroit, as an industrial efficiency expert. From there he transitioned to investigating communist activities as an operative from 1927 to 1936. As...
Dates: 1938 - 1951

William Goldmann Papers

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Identifier: LP000288
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.
Dates: 1937 - 1959

William Henkelman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000610
Abstract William Henkelman served in WWI as a member of the American expedition to Russia, Michigan 'Polar Bear' unit. He became active in the Industrial Workers of the World after the war. His papers reflect his service in Russia and involvement in the IWW.
Dates: 1943 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1976

William Humphreys Papers

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Identifier: LP000170
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).
Dates: 1944 - 1953

William Ogden Papers

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Identifier: LP000050
Abstract One copy of the original Studebaker-UAW contract of May 21, 1937.
Dates: 1937

William Seraile Papers

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Identifier: LP000960
Abstract A specialist in African-American history, William Seraile served on the faculty of the Department of Black Studies of Herbert H. Lehman College, New York City. Mr. Seraile’s papers primarily relate to his research on Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) organizer Ben Fletcher.
Dates: 1921 - 1922

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

William Taylor Oral Histories

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Identifier: LOH001677
Abstract In 1976, William "Bill" Taylor, who had worked as an assistant to Cesar Chavez, interviewed labor activists affiliated with the United Farm Workers (UFW). Collection consists of audio recordings of 18 interviews, plus transcripts for 5 of the interviews (Marc Grossman, Nick Jones, Virginia Jones, Mack Lyons, and Mary Lou Watson). Interviewees affiliated with the UFW and its predecessor organizations AWOC and NFWA from the mid-1960s to mid-1970s discuss how they got involved with the UFW; their...
Dates: 1976-05-11 - 1977-08-23

Winthrop Yinger Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 15-18
Identifier: LP001020
Abstract Winthrop Yinger served as the Executive Director of the Fresno Area Council of Churches and the Fresno Area Migrant Workers and in the English Department of Fresno State College, where he established a repository of materials related to the farm worker movement. Mr. Yinger's papers relate to Cesar Chavez and the San Joaquin Valley Farm Workers Collection of Fresno State College.
Dates: 1959 - 1970

Workers' Education Local 189 Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000954
Abstract Workers Education Local 189, American Federation of Teachers, was founded in November 1922 as the bargaining agent for the faculty members of Brookwood Labor College. After Brookwood closed its doors in 1937, Local 189 opened its membership to all persons, regardless of geographic location, who were engaged in workers' education. Throughout its existence Local 189 had been active in distributing workers' education materials to other members of the AFT, and to public schools, colleges and to the...
Dates: 1939 - 1977

Wyndham Mortimer Papers

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Identifier: LP001171
Abstract As United Auto Workers (UAW) Vice-President, Wyndham Mortimer worked to organize the employees of General Motors Fisher Body Plant, which led to the Flint Sit-Down Strike of 1936-1937, and later participated in the negotiations that achieved the first UAW-GM contract. Mr. Mortimer was active in factional struggles within the UAW as a leader of the Unity Caucus and was ultimately expelled from the UAW with charges of Communist allegiance. Mr. Mortimer’s papers document his work in the UAW,...
Dates: 1943 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1962

Yale Stuart Papers

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Identifier: LP000159
Abstract Mr. Stuart served as president of the Detroit Joint Board of the United Public Works. His papers document the activities of the United Public Workers-CIO, and the work of Mr. Stuart with City of Detroit employees. Wage increases, collective bargaining for municipal employees, union elections, and loyalty oaths are covered.
Dates: 1945 - 1949

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International Brotherhood of Teamsters 11
Wurf, Jerry, 1919-1981 11
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Meany, George, 1894-1980 10
Shanker, Albert 10
United Mine Workers of America 8
United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945) 8
Zander, Arnold S. (Arnold Scheuer), 1901-1975 8
Smith, Mike (Michael O.) 7
East, Dennis 6
Newspaper Guild 6
United Steelworkers 6
Ames, Joseph Lynn, 1925- 5
Chapman, Gordon Warner, 1907- 5
Cordtz, Richard 5
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions 5
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Ford Local 600 5
Lucy, William, 1933- 5
Stern, Andy 5
Wayne State University 5
Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee 4
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 4
Gotbaum, Victor, 1921-2015 4
National Education Association of the United States 4
National Organization for Women 4
North American Free Trade Agreement (1992 December 17) 4
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United States. National Mediation Board 4
American Newspaper Guild 3
Bieber, Owen 3
Bilik, Al 3
Ciampa, P.J. 3
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 3
Detroit Federation of Teachers 3
Detroit Free Press Co. 3
Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement 3
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 3
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 1-D 3
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 10 3
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 3
Kramer, Leo 3
Kubista, Roy 3
Legere, Ben 3
Mason, Philip P. (Philip Parker Mason) 3
McEntee, Gerald W. 3
McFetridge, William 3
National Association of Letter Carriers (U.S.) 3
National Farm Worker Ministry (U.S.) 3
National Farm Workers Association 3
National Labor Relations Bureau (U.S.) 3
Newspaper Guild of Detroit 3
Pflug, Warner W. 3
Starling, Thomas J. 3
Tappes, Shelton 3
Textile Workers Union of America 3
United States. Federal Aviation Administration 3
United States. Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 3
United States. National Labor Relations Board 3
Weinberg, Nat, 1914?- 3
AFSCME. International Convention 2
American Federation of Teachers. Workers Education Local 189 2
American Postal Workers Union 2
Anderson, Alfred, 1899-1973 2
Anderson, Rose 2
Association of Catholic Trade Unionists 2
Barbour, Alex 2
Barnard, John 2
Blue Cross Blue Shield 2
California Migrant Ministry 2
Carliner, Lewis 2
Clinton, Hillary Rodham (Hillary Diane Rodham), 1947 2
Davis, Carrolyn 2
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Dillon, Francis J. 2
Donahue, Thomas R. (Thomas Reilly) 2
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