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Abstract Minutes, correspondence, reports, publications covering the president's office of Carl Megel and predominantly Charlie Cogen and David Selden. Important subjects are teacher strikes, contract negotiations, school desegregation, Oceanhill-Brownsville, education legislation, job stress, teacher centers.
The records are divided into two parts.
The records are divided into two parts.
Dates: 1960 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1974
Abstract Helen Marie Newman Bowers was born in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin on May 16, 1908. After graduating from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, she began teaching art in Detroit, Michigan in 1933 and quickly got involved with the Detroit Federation of Teachers (DFT), Local 231. She left the teaching profession in 1958 to become the executive secretary of the DFT. Together with DFT President Mary Ellen Riordan, Detroit teachers won collective bargaining in 1964. Helen Bowers won duty-free...
Dates: 1934 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1970
Abstract Howard Hursey was a national representative for the American Federation of Teachers. This collection documents his time as an organizer from the 1960s through the early 1970s. The American Federation of Teachers experienced huge growth in membership during this time and the collection represents this and the strain on AFT workers. Mostly Hursey organized in the Southern United States, but there are materials from Los Angeles and Illinois and points in-between. The correspondences contain...
Dates: 1961 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1974
Abstract The Kansas City Federation of Teachers, Local 691 of the American Federation of Teachers, represents classroom teachers, paraprofessionals, secretaries, bus drivers, security officers, and school nurses in Kansas City, Missouri. Part I consists of correspondence, reports, minutes, clippings, and publications documenting negotiations, strikes and grievances. There is also information on integration, education reform issues and the rivalry between the AFT and the National Education...
Dates: 1942 - 2005
Abstract Part I and II consists of correspondence, minutes, and reports. Subjects include Administrative Board meetings; American Federation of Teachers; conventions; Detroit Federation of Teachers; Executive Council meetings; Haven Hill conferences; legislative lobbying activities; membership campaigns; metropolitan teachers' institutes; Michigan AFL-CIO Council; Michigan Constitutional Convention (1961); teachers' salary and fringe benefits surveys; treasurer reports; White House Conference on...
Dates: 1934 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1975
Abstract The law firm Sachs Waldman, Professional Corporation started in October 13, 1922 by Nicholas J. Rothe, considered by many as the first union labor lawyer in Michigan grew to represent the best interest of unions and workers. In 1951 Theodore Sachs joined the firm and was considered one of the best appellate attorneys in the country, under his leadership the firm grew in clientele and personnel. In 1965, the law firm began to specialize in public sector labor and began to represent those unions...
- Education 5
- Collective bargaining -- Teachers 4
- Strikes and lockouts --Teachers 4
- Busing for School Integration 2
- Collective bargaining 2
- Labor unions 2
- Strikes and lockouts 2
- Student movements 2
- Teachers 2
- Teachers -- Rating of 2
- Academic freedom 1
- Class size 1
- Classroom management 1
- Collective bargaining -- Government employees 1
- Communism 1
- Detroit (Mich.) 1
- Education, Secondary 1
- Educational evaluation 1
- Government policy 1
- Jewish day schools 1
- Labor unions -- Mergers 1
- Maternity leave 1
- Michigan 1
- Michigan -- Politics and government 1
- Parochial school unions 1
- Pensions 1
- Public School Closing 1
- Public employees 1
- Public schools 1
- Residency requirements 1
- Salaries -- Teachers 1
- School Violence 1
- Segregation in education 1
- Teacher educators 1
- Teachers Training of 1
- Vocational education 1
- Women's rights 1
- Work environment 1 ∧ view less
- American Federation of Teachers 4
- Shanker, Albert 2
- Bowers, Helen (Helen Marie Newman) 1
- Detroit Federation of Teachers 1
- Detroit Public Schools 1
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