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Percy Llewellyn Oral History

 Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 2: G-M, Folder: 6
Identifier: LOH002292
Abstract Percy Llewellyn, first president of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 600, for the Ford Rouge River Plant, was interviewed by Reuther archivist Dennis East in 1971. Collection consists of the interview transcript. Llewellyn covers unionizing Ford Motor Company and the history of UAW Local 600 during the 1940s and 1950s. Appended is also an earlier interview by George Heliker on unionizing and union development at Ford.
Dates: 1971-01-19

Victor Reuther Oral History

 Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 3: O-Si, Folder: 8
Identifier: LOH002304
Abstract In 1980, R. T. King interviewed labor leader Victor Reuther as part of the Indiana University Oral History Project on the Indiana economy in the twentieth century. Collection consists of a transcript. Reuther discusses UAW organizing activity in Indiana in 1937, which involved a sit-down strike at the General Motors Guide Lamp Division in Anderson.
Dates: 1980-09-26

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