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M.A. Williams Papers

Identifier: LP000435
Abstract 'Bill' Williams was a prominent figure in CIO Local 76 (later UAW Local 560), Ford Motor Co. assembly plant in Richmond, CA., helping to organize workers and serve as an officer. His papers reflect events at the plant surrounding the jurisdictional rivalry between the AFL and the CIO and eventual designation as a UAW shop.
Dates: 1936 - 1967; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1958

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  • Subject: Labor unions -- Organizing X
  • Subject: Automobile industry and trade X
  • Subject: Labor unions -- Jurisdictional disputes X
  • Names: International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America X