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UAW Community Action Program (CAP) Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000498
Abstract The UAW Community Action Program (CAP) Department was formed in 1969 when, after disaffiliation from the AFL-CIO, the union set up CAP Councils throughout the United States to replace the Citizenship-Legislative Department. The CAP Councils’ stated purpose was to work in community, civic, welfare, educational, environmental, cultural, citizenship-legislative, and consumer protection activities to improve the economic and social conditions of UAW members and families. From the 1940s through the...
Dates: 1948 - 1978

UAW President's Office: Walter P. Reuther Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000261
Abstract The papers of Walter Reuther reflect his career with the UAW from its beginning, although the documentation for the pre‑presidential period is less complete. In addition to UAW material, there are extensive files relating to his work as an officer of the CIO, the AFL‑CIO and the ALA. In addition, there is considerable material relating to international labor organizations, international affairs, other labor unions, organizations of various kinds and his work in the area of public affairs.
Dates: 1933 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1970

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Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 1