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Abstract George Burt served as Director of the Canadian region of the United Auto Workers from 1939 until his retirement in 1968. Mr. Burt’s papers are largely composed of council meeting minutes and Mr. Burt’s reports to the council. Also present are papers related to World War II labor issues, and the history of the UAW in Canada.
Abstract Material collected by Mr. DeShetler as secretary-treasurer of the AFL Flat Glass Workers Union (1935-37), president of the CIO Federation of Glass, Ceramic and Sand Workers (1939-42), CIO regional director of southern California (1946-52), CIO assistant regional director of Region 13 (1952-55), AFL-CIO assistant regional director of Region 22 (1955-68) and National AFL-CIO coordinator for Farm Workers (1968-71). Various activities of the Glass Workers Union, such as Executive Board meetings...
Abstract An activist in the early labor movement, Sam Sweet aided in the organization of the Flint General Motors workers and the Briggs workers in Detroit, and served as Education Director for United Auto Workers (UAW) Locals 155, 51, and 742. Granted citizenship in 1946, Mr. Sweet faced repeated government attempts to revoke his citizenship due to alleged Communist affiliation.Part I of Mr. Sweet’s papers primarily relate to his activities as Education Director of various UAW locals and as...
Abstract The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) was founded in 1921 as a union of flat janitors. Over the years it has grown in size and scope, and now comprises three divisions: healthcare, property services, and public services. The records of SEIU’s Communications Department document the International’s mass mailings from 1974 through 1987. Included in the collection are (predominately) monthly summaries listing all the mass mailings sent by the International (with the exceptions of June...
Abstract The United Auto Workers Education Department is the largest of its kind in the American labor movement and offers a wide variety of programming for local union leaders to members and their families.The records in this collection cover the tenure of Victor Reuther, who directed the department from 1946-1951. Material reflects not only his leadership of the department, but his community involvement, and international ties with organizations such as the Anglo-American Productivity...
Abstract Originally Scovill Brass Workers Union, Local 569 of the International Union of Mine, Mill & Smelter Workers (CIO), United Auto Workers Local 1604 was chartered in 1950 and represented metal workers in Waterbury, Conn.
- Subject: Political action committees X
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 3
- AFL-CIO 2
- AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education. 1
- AFL. Flat Glass Workers Union 1
- AFL. Windows Glass Cutters League 1
- Agricultural Labor Relations Board 1
- American Arbitration Association 1
- American Federation of Labor 1
- Burt, George, 1903- 1
- Chrysler Corporation 1
- Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 1
- Cordtz, Richard 1
- Crusade for Freedom (Organization) 1
- DeShetler, Irwin L. 1
- Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
- General Motors Corporation 1
- Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers of America 1
- International Confederation of Free Trade Unions 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 1604 1
- League for Industrial Democracy 1
- Marshall Plan 1
- Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948) 1
- Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 1
- Service Employees International Union 1
- Sweeney, John J. 1
- Sweet, Sam, 1911- 1
- United Farm Workers 1
- United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities 1
- United States. National Labor Relations Board 1
- Weinlein, Anthony G. 1
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