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ALPA Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: LAV002768
Abstract ALPA Photographs is a collection of photographic prints and negatives produced and compiled over decades. The materials came to the Reuther from what is currently known as the Communications Department; previous names of the department include Publicity and Public Relations, and ALPA Publications. The images collected appeared in the union’s publications, including the Air Line Pilot, and in conjunction with various public relations tools, such as news releases. The prints and negatives...
Dates: circa 1940-1981; Majority of material found within circa 1940-1969

ALPA Publications

 Collection
Identifier: LR002495
Abstract The ALPA Publications is a collection of pamphlets, newsletters, magazines, bulletins, manuals, constitutions and by-laws, arbitration transcripts, and research reports produced by, or involving ALPA from 1933-2006. ALPA’s main publication, Air Line Pilot, is still in print and so not included here, but both ALPA national, and individual Master Executive Councils (MEC) also produced a wide variety of publications during the past 80 years which are included in this collection.
Dates: 1933 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1968

ALPA Region 5 Vice-President's Files: Capt. William C. Davis Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000247_Davis
Abstract The collection reflects Capt. Davis's activities with ALPA's Region 5, with an emphasis on California, Alaska and Hawaii. Included are, correspondence, reports and studies. Air safety is another subject of importance.
Dates: 1962 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1972

ALPA St. Louis Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000247_STL
Abstract Major subjects covered in this collection are: National Transportation Safety Board, Central Air Safety Committee, Trans World Airlines and International Association of Flight Attendants (IFFA).
Dates: 1974 - 1990; Majority of material found in 1986 - 1986

ALPA Steward and Stewardess Division Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR002252
Abstract The Steward and Stewardess Division was created by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) Board of Directors in 1960 after ALPA and the Air Line Stewards and Stewardess Association (ALSSA) separated in 1959. Following the same basic structure as ALPA, the division had its own Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Executive Board, and national officers of Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Initially consisting of 20 airlines and around 3,580 stewardesses, by 1969 the S&S Division...
Dates: 1949 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1971

ALPA Union of Professional Airmen

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Identifier: LR000247_UPA
Abstract Union of Professional Airmen was created in 1969 and was a small affiliate of ALPA. Subjects include agreements and correspondence from the following airlines: Air Florida, Altair Airlines, Aspen Airways, Florida Airlines, Royale Airlines and Shawnee Airlines.
Dates: 1969 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1979

Alvin Fellow Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections: E-F, Box 5, Folder: 10
Identifier: LP001263
Abstract As a press-operator at Delco-Remy, Kokomo, Indiana, Alvin Fellow was an early member of the United Auto Workers-Congress of Industrial Organizations (UAW-CIO) Local 292. His papers concern the organization of Local 292.
Dates: 1938 - 1946

American Association of Flint & Lime Glass Manufacturers Records

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Identifier: LR001590
Abstract The records of the American Association of Flint and Lime Glass Manufacturers are copies of originals owned by James S. Measell, Associate Professor of Communication in the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts at Wayne State University. They primarily document meetings of the AAFLGM.
Dates: 1862 - 1943

American Auto Worker Project Oral Histories

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Identifier: LOH002363
Abstract While a graduate history student at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, Edward Savela conducted oral history interviews with retired Detroit-area auto workers on changes in the automobile industry as part of research for his master’s thesis. Collection consists of five interviews with retired UAW members chronicling their lengthy careers in the automobile industry in the Detroit metropolitan area. Transcripts and audio recordings available for each. Interviewees discuss apprenticeship...
Dates: 2012-05 - 2012-06

Andres J. Ignasiak Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections: I-K, Box 8, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: LP000196
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, leaflets, and flyers collected by Mr. Ignasiak, who served as president of the Gear and Axle Division of UAW Ford Local 600 (1943-47), and International representative with the Auditing Department of the UAW (1949-66). The Local 600 election of 1946 is discussed.
Dates: 1946 - 1966

Angelo Deitos Papers

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Identifier: LP000653
Abstract Angelo Deitos became president of the United Auto Workers Local 78 in the 1970s. His papers document the affairs of the local and the activities of labor union militants in the auto and other industries during that time.
Dates: 1961 - 1981

Ann Filardo Papers

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Identifier: LP001360
Abstract Ann Filardo was chairperson and executive board member of the Teachers Action Caucus, a rank and file caucus within the United Federation of Teachers, and founder of the United Action Caucus, a national rank and file group within the American Federation of Teachers. Her papers reflect her involvement with both groups.
Dates: 1969 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1989

Ann Francis Papers

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Identifier: LP001817
Abstract Ann Francis, a journeyman pipefitter and member of UAW Local 652, worked at the General Motors Oldsmobile plant in the early 1980's. In 1985 she became a technical instructor in the UAW-GM apprentice program and developed programs to recruit and train women and minorities for the skilled trades. From 1989 until her retirement in 1998, she managed a number of different joint union-management programs for the skilled trades at GM's Lansing plant, the most important of which was the Skilled Trades...
Dates: 1970 - 2003

Ann Shafer Papers

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Identifier: UP001480
Abstract Ann Shafer has lobbied in support of women's issues, including equal pay, sex and employment discrimination, reproductive freedom, and pregnancy disability benefits throughout her career. She began working in 1946 for W.K. Kellogg Company and was active in the American Federation of Grainmillers, retiring in 1983. She has been involved with the Michigan Democratic Party politics, co-founded a chapter of the National Organization of Women (NOW), and was one of the founding members of the...
Dates: 1950 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1990

Anthony Kaiser Papers

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Identifier: LP000652
Abstract Anthony Kaiser served as president of the United Chemical Workers-Congress of Industrial Workers (UCW-CIO) Local 11-155, as president of the Hamtramck Federation of Teachers, and as vice-president of the Michigan Federation of Teachers. Mr. Kaiser’s papers reflect his work in the UCW and in state and local branches of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), including documentation of the AFT Hamtramck sit-down strike of 1965.
Dates: 1946 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1973

Archie W. Robinson Papers

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Identifier: LP001355
Abstract Journalist Archie Robinson served as the labor editor of the Detroit News, as a press officer for the National War Labor Board, as labor editor of the U.S. News and World Report, and authored George Meany and His Times, a history of the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and its president. Mr. Robinson’s papers document his career in journalism and his coverage of major labor issues.
Dates: 1927 - 1980

Architectural Engineering Employees: Detroit Chapter Records

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Identifier: LR000618
Abstract The records of the AEE: Detroit Chapter consist of a paper and appendices prepared by James Skalski relating to efforts to unionize the professional and technical staffs of the architectural firms in the Detroit Metropolitan area.They reflect the problems of organizing professional groups such as engineers and architects.
Dates: 1967 - 1973

Arthur Elder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000075
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, reports, and a scrapbook relating to the AFL and education from 1941 to 1949, as well as correspondence, reports, resolutions, studies, hearings, and clippings pertaining to the American Federation of Teachers from 1934 to 1950, the Michigan Federation of Teachers from 1937 to 1949, and the Detroit Federation of Teachers from 1921 to 1951. It also contains correspondence relating to the organizing efforts of the MFT from 1939 to 1953, and to the dismissal...
Dates: 1921 - 1953; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1949

Arthur Hughes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000233
Abstract Mr. Hughes served as the assistant director of the UAW Chrysler Department beginning in 1948, and was actively involved in Chrysler negotiations until he retired in 1978. He previously served in several elected positions, including president, of UAW Local 140 in Warren, Michigan. Part I of Mr. Hughes' papers consist of correspondence, minutes, reports, and clippings which cover principally the Chrysler negotiations from 1945 to 1960. Part II primarily covers his years in the UAW Chrysler Dept.,...
Dates: 1936 - 1978

Bakery and Confectionery Workers' International Union, Polish Local 77 Records

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Identifier: LR001701
Abstract The Bakery and Confectionery Workers' International Union formed in 1969 from the union of the Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union of America (formed in 1886) and the American Bakery and Confectionery Workers’ International Union (formed in 1957). Local 77 in Detroit was organized and chartered in 1916 by immigrants from Poland under the official name Polish Local No. 77 of the International Union of Bakers and Confectioners, Labor Federation of America. This collection...
Dates: 1930 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1969

Ben Edelbrock Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections: E-F, Box 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: LP001157
Abstract The papers of Edelbrock consist of a contract agreement, minutes of meetings of Joint Council of West Side Local 174, the UAW Detroit District Council and several pieces of miscellaneous correspondence. Subjects include UAW Local 174.
Dates: 1937 - 1939

Ben Legere Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000709
Abstract Union activist Benjamin Legere (1887-1972) worked in the theater as an actor, playwright, and director. He participated in both the American and Canadian labor movements as a member of the General Executive Board of the Canadian One Big Union and an organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). Legere’s papers reflect his activities in the American and Canadian labor movements, California politics and the theater.
Dates: 1906 - 1970

Ben Martin Papers

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Identifier: LP002372
Abstract Ben Martin (d. 2013) a long-time Detroit area resident, was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 58 since at least the 1970s. He also drew the comic strip "Ben Sez," a humorous depiction of members of the union and union issues.

The collection contains five three-ring binders of original comic strips drawn by Ben Martin. The comics are of "Ben Sez," a comic strip that chronicles personalities within the IBEW Local 58 from the 1970s to the 1990s.
Dates: 1970 - 1999

Bernard G. Hoffman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000445
Abstract Bernard G. Hoffman served as union steward at the Briggs Manufacturing Company and Chrysler Corporation in the 1940s and 1950s. He also served as secretary of the Briggs Joint Apprenticeship Committee and secretary-treasurer of the National Skilled Trades Council, UAW-CIO. The bulk of the papers are minutes, pamphlets, newsletters, agreements and personal notes relating to Hoffman's union activities. Of particular value are his daily notes on plant activities written during his years at Briggs...
Dates: 1940 - 1968

Bette Murphy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001357
Abstract An active member of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 148 (Douglas Aircraft-Long Beach), Bette Murphy was the first woman at Douglas to hold positions of supervisor and manufacturing engineer. Murphy's papers document the affairs of Local 148 throughout her career from the 1940s to the 1970s.
Dates: 1942 - 1981

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International Brotherhood of Teamsters 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
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
Wayne State University 5
Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee 4
Ames, Joseph Lynn, 1925- 4
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 4
Lucy, William, 1933- 4
National Education Association of the United States 4
National Organization for Women 4
North American Free Trade Agreement (1992 December 17) 4
Socialist Workers Party 4
Stern, Andy 4
United States. National Mediation Board 4
American Newspaper Guild 3
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Ciampa, P.J. 3
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 3
Detroit Federation of Teachers 3
Detroit Free Press Co. 3
Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement 3
Gotbaum, Victor, 1921-2015 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
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
Association of Catholic Trade Unionists 2
Barbour, Alex 2
Barnard, John 2
Bilik, Al 2
Blue Cross Blue Shield 2
California Migrant Ministry 2
Carliner, Lewis 2
Clinton, Hillary Rodham (Hillary Diane Rodham), 1947 2
Davis, Carrolyn 2
Detroit News (Firm) 2
Detroit Sunday Journal 2
Dillon, Francis J. 2
Donahue, Thomas R. (Thomas Reilly) 2
Farm Labor Organizing Committee (Ohio) 2
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Gelles, Catherine, 1907-1985 2
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