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Wayne State University Oral History Course: Detroit Newspaper Strike Oral Histories

Identifier: WSOH002403
Abstract The Detroit Newspaper Strike started July 13, 1995 by the Metropolitan Council of Newspaper Unions and roughly 2,500 workers against the Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press. The Strike ended in February of 1997 with the legal resolution of the Strike occurring in 2000. This collection consists of interview transcripts for nine interviews and audio recordings for four interviews. Each interviewee is asked to speak on their experiences in and around the time of the Detroit Newspaper Strikes....

Wayne State University Oral History Course Oral Histories

Identifier: WSOH002288
Abstract Students in the Wayne State University course on oral history methodology conduct oral history interviews as part of their coursework, typically interviewing WSU campus and Detroit community members. This group of oral histories primarily of campus faculty and staff was created between 1979 and 1981. Collection consists of audio recordings and transcripts for 7 interviews. Wayne State University faculty and staff discuss their lives and careers and reflect on campus history. A Detroit area...

Wayne State University Presidents Oral Histories

Identifier: WSOH002208
Abstract In an attempt to provide a comprehensive picture of the views and accomplishments of past Wayne State University presidents and their administrations, and to supplement the written records already held in the University Archives, Philip P. Mason, Distinguished Professor of History at Wayne State University, conducted a series of interviews between 1997 and 2000 with past Wayne State University presidents and notable faculty members who served with them. Dr. Mason interviewed the following...

William Burrus Oral History

Identifier: LOH002207
Abstract In 2003, Reuther archivist Carrolyn Davis interviewed labor leader William "Bill" Burrus. Burrus served as vice president (1980-2001) and president (2001-2010) of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), and he was the first African American to be directly elected by member vote to the presidency of a national labor union. Collection consists of the interview recording. Over the nearly four-hour-long interview, Burrus ranges on a variety of topics covering his background, postal career, union...

William Lucy Oral Histories

Identifier: LOH002239
Abstract William "Bill" Lucy was a long-serving leader in AFSCME. A civil engineer in Contra Costa, California, he joined AFSCME in 1956 and was involved in the Memphis sanitation workers strike of 1968. He served as Secretary-Treasurer of AFSCME from 1972 to 2010. He co-founded the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) in 1972 and was involved in the civil rights and anti-Apartheid movements. Philip Mason conducted an audio interview with William Lucy in 2001 and a video interview with him in 2002....

William Schumer Oral History

 Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 3: O-Si, Folder: 9
Identifier: UOH002306
Abstract In 2008, Mike Smith interviewed Detroit businessman William "Bill" Schumer, co-owner with his wife, Irene, of longrunning family business General Linen and Uniform Service and an active member in Detroit's Jewish community. Collection consists of the interview recording and transcript. Covers Schumer's business life and his personal and professional involvement with the Jewish community.

William Taylor Oral Histories

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...

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East, Dennis 10
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Wayne State University. Folklore Archives 3
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Brookwood Labor College (Katonah, N.Y.) 2
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International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 22 (Detroit, Mich.) 2
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Lucy, William, 1933- 2
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
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