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Abstract Correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, press releases, and scrapbooks collected by Mr. Wales, who served in the Michigan House of Representatives as a delegate from the Upper Peninsula from 1949 until 1965. Agriculture, conservation, hunting and fishing legislation, education, tourism in the Upper Peninsula, taxes, unemployment, and the minimum wage are discussed. Correspondents include Jerome P. Cavanagh, Philip Hart, Patrick McNamara, Neil Staebler, and G. Mennen Williams.
Dates: 1949 - 1965
Abstract Printed materials from the 1961 Michigan Constitutional Convention, collected by Lillian Hatcher, a UAW International Representative and a Democratic delegate to the Convention.
Abstract Subjects include: Eastside Detroit plants; AFL-CIO; civil rights; Michigan politics; Community Action Program; Democratic Party politics; plant closings; benefits; Black Lake; retirees; organizing; strikes
Dates: 1939 - 1989
Abstract Since the formation of the United Auto Workers Union in 1935, union members have been actively involved in U.S. and international politics. Individual union members, from the highest ranking officer to the newest rank and file member have testified before Congress on issues ranging from trade and health care to housing and public welfare. Beginning in 1938 and ending in 2009 this collection documents the history of UAW members’ appearances before Congressional Committees. This collection...
Dates: 1938 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1991
Abstract Correspondence, reports, clippings, resolutions, financial reports, minutes, notes, and speeches collected by Mr. Seabron. He served as the Industrial Relations Secretary for the Minneapolis Urban League from 1944-50; from 1950-56, he was the assistant to the director of the Michigan Fair Employment Practices Commission; from 1962-65, assistant to the director of personnel in the Department of Agriculture. Since 1965 he has been a special assistant to the Secretary of Agriculture. Additional...
Dates: 1935 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1948 - 1970
- Michigan 3
- Automobile industry and trade 2
- Labor unions 2
- Agriculture 1
- Automobile industry workers 1
- Civil rights 1
- Detroit (Mich.) 1
- Detroit (Mich.) -- Politics and government 1
- Education 1
- Housing 1
- Medical care 1
- Plant shutdowns 1
- Strikes and lockouts 1
- Unfair labor practices 1
- Urban renewal 1 ∧ view less
- Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 1
- International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 1 1
- Seabron, William M. 1
- Wales, Gilbert 1
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