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Abstract Bob Johnson served Michigan’s AFSCME organizations in various roles throughout his life. In his early career, he helped Local 1182 organize and negotiate to win their first contract. Metropolitan Council 23 in Detroit elected him president soon thereafter. Johnson succeeded in his campaign to become president of Michigan’s powerful AFSCME District Council 25 in 1978. In 1980, he was elected an international vice president of the union to represent workers in the state of Michigan. Johnson died...
Dates: circa 1960s-1982
Abstract This collection contains papers donated by Mark Heinen. The contracts and other related materials date from 1933 to 1983, but are primarily from the 1970s.
Dates: 1933 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1978
Abstract Olive R. Beasley led a career devoted to improving human and civil rights for minority groups. She served as secretary and later as executive director of the Michigan Committee on Civil Rights and was a member of the Fair Employment Practices Commission. She continued to serve its successor, the Michigan Civil Rights Commission as executive director of the Flint office. She also held numerous posts in labor and community organizations in Detroit and Flint including president of AFSCME Local 52,...
Dates: 1948 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1972
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 19
Abstract Papers of a former International representative for the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Union in the Michigan area. Correspondence, clippings, and handbills cover negotiations with local governments of suburban Detroit.
Dates: 1964 - 1966
- Michigan -- Politics and government 2
- Civil rights 1
- Collective bargaining -- Government employees 1
- Collective labor agreements 1
- Detroit (Mich.) 1
- Detroit (Mich.) -- Politics and government 1
- Flint (Mich.) 1
- Human rights 1
- Labor leaders--United States 1
- Labor unions 1
- Labor unions--Michigan--Detroit--History 1
- Michigan 1
- Politics, Practical 1
- Women in the labor movement 1 ∧ view less
- AFL-CIO 2
- Beasley, Olive, 1903- 1
- Fraternal Order of Police (U.S.) 1
- International Association of Fire Fighters 1
- Johnson, Erwin Robert 1
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