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WSU Family Life Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: WSR000469
Abstract An interdisciplinary, university-wide program of undergraduate and professional instruction in the broad field of family life was developed by President David Henry, Dean of Administration Clarence B. Hilberry, Dean of the College of Nursing, Katherine Favile, and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, Victor A. Rapport. The 5-year teaching and research program was funded via grants from the Children’s Bureau of the Michigan Department of Health. In 1951-52, the Child Growth and Development...

Wyndham Mortimer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001171
Abstract As United Auto Workers (UAW) Vice-President, Wyndham Mortimer worked to organize the employees of General Motors Fisher Body Plant, which led to the Flint Sit-Down Strike of 1936-1937, and later participated in the negotiations that achieved the first UAW-GM contract. Mr. Mortimer was active in factional struggles within the UAW as a leader of the Unity Caucus and was ultimately expelled from the UAW with charges of Communist allegiance. Mr. Mortimer’s papers document his work in the UAW,...

Yale Stuart Papers

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Identifier: LP000159
Abstract Mr. Stuart served as president of the Detroit Joint Board of the United Public Works. His papers document the activities of the United Public Workers-CIO, and the work of Mr. Stuart with City of Detroit employees. Wage increases, collective bargaining for municipal employees, union elections, and loyalty oaths are covered.

Young Woman's Home Association Records

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Identifier: UR001923
Abstract Organized by a group of socially prominent Detroit Women, and originally known as the Working Woman's Home Association, the YWHA provided a residence for women. Although the physical building closed in 1969, the YWHA continues to offer projects that benefit women and children in Michigan. Their records relate primarily to the operation of the residence club for working women.

Zionist Organization of America Records

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Identifier: UR002346
Abstract The Zionist Organization of America was established in 1897 and is the oldest pro-Israel organization in the United States. With offices around the country and in Israel, the ZOA is committed to educating government officials, the media and students about the Arab-Israel conflict. It also works to promote strong U.S.-Israel relations and to fight anti-Semitism. This two-box collection includes the records of the Detroit office and proceedings from the National ZOA. Included in the collection...

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Walter P. Reuther Library 1842
Wayne State University Libraries 13
 
Subject
Labor unions 575
Labor 335
Detroit (Mich.) 143
Oral histories 131
Strikes and lockouts 129
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Civil rights 119
Automobile industry and trade 103
Education 100
Transcripts 96
Labor movement 91
Sound recordings 90
Women in the labor movement 88
Labor unions -- Organizing 80
Collective bargaining 78
Michigan -- Politics and government 65
Politics, Practical 58
Boycotts 52
African Americans 48
Agricultural laborers 46
Communism 44
Socialism 40
Women 36
Women's rights 36
Migrant agricultural laborers 34
Social history 33
Agriculture 32
Migrant workers 32
Detroit (Mich.)--Race relations 31
Housing 27
Contract negotiations 26
World War, 1939-1945 26
Community organization 24
Jews. American 24
Automobile industry workers 22
Detroit (Mich.) -- Politics and government 22
Grievance procedures 21
Medical care 21
Michigan 21
Education, Higher 20
Labor education 20
Labor unions and communism 20
Labor unions--Factionalism 20
Airlines 19
Community-based social services 19
Labor disputes 19
Collective bargaining --Teachers 18
Airlines--Collective bargaining 17
Equal rights amendments 17
Pay equity 17
Detroit (Mich.)--Riot, 1967 16
Radicalism 16
Sex discrimination 16
Video recordings 16
Human rights 15
Mining engineering 15
Airlines--Employees 14
School integration 14
Social service 14
Strikes and lockouts --Teachers 14
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 14
Air pilots 13
Airlines--Mergers 13
Jewish culture: arts, media and heritage 13
Public employees 13
Public welfare 13
Race relations 13
Aeronautics Safety measures 12
Labor leaders--United States 12
Nurses 12
Reproductive rights 12
Affirmative action 11
African American labor leaders 11
Arbitration, Industrial 11
Child care 11
Poverty 11
Urban renewal 11
Women labor leaders 11
African American labor union members 10
Detroit -- Economic conditions 10
Flint Sit-Down Strike, 1936-1937 10
Health care employees 10
Photographs 10
Plant shutdowns 10
Retirees 10
Collective bargaining -- Government employees 9
Community service 9
Grievance arbitration 9
Labor unions--Jurisdictional disputes 9
Minorities 9
Pesticides 9
Service industries 9
Teachers 9
Women engineers 9
Academic freedom 8
Airlines--Management 8
Airlines--Technological innovations--United States. 8
Community education 8
Education, Preschool 8
Flint (Mich.) 8
Grape Strike, Calif., 1965-1970 8
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International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 398
Wayne State University 272
American Federation of Teachers 82
United Farm Workers 77
AFL-CIO 60
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Industrial Workers of the World 57
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 50
Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 50
AFSCME 48
Service Employees International Union 46
Air Line Pilots Association 42
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 26
General Motors Corporation 24
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 23
Democratic Party (Mich.) 23
Merrill-Palmer Institute 20
Shanker, Albert 20
Wayne State University. College of Education 20
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 19
United Foundation (Detroit, Mich.) 18
Wayne State University. School of Medicine 18
National Association of Letter Carriers (U.S.) 17
United Community Services of Metropolitan Detroit 17
Young, Coleman A. 17
American Federation of Labor 16
Bluestone, Irving 15
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit 15
Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives 15
Chrysler Corporation 14
Smith, Mike (Michael O.) 14
Sweeney, John J. 14
United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945) 14
American Civil Liberties Union 13
Detroit Public Schools 13
Ford Motor Company 13
Democratic Party (U.S.) 12
Meany, George, 1894-1980 12
Society of Women Engineers 12
Cavanagh, Jerome P. 11
National Organization for Women 11
United Mine Workers of America 11
East, Dennis 10
National Education Association of the United States 10
United States. Works Progress Administration 10
United Steelworkers 10
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 9
National Farm Worker Ministry (U.S.) 9
Newspaper Guild 9
Socialist Workers Party 9
Detroit Free Press Co. 8
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions 8
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Detroit Branch 8
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities 8
United States. Federal Aviation Administration 8
Cordtz, Richard 7
National Farm Workers Association 7
Textile Workers Union of America 7
United States Postal Service 7
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation 7
American Newspaper Guild 6
Ames, Joseph Lynn, 1925- 6
Association of Urban Universities 6
Bieber, Owen 6
Brookwood Labor College (Katonah, N.Y.) 6
Detroit Federation of Teachers 6
Gullen, George E., Jr. 6
Hilberry, Clarence B. 6
National Labor Relations Bureau (U.S.) 6
New Detroit, Inc. (Detroit, Mich.) 6
Newspaper Guild of Detroit 6
North American Free Trade Agreement (1992 December 17) 6
United States. National Mediation Board 6
Wayne State University. Folklore Archives 6
Wayne State University. Law School 6
AFSCME. International Convention 5
Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee 5
Association of Catholic Trade Unionists 5
Beffel, John Nicholas 5
Boggs, Grace Lee 5
Ciampa, P.J. 5
Communication Workers of America 5
Detroit (Mich.). Board of Education 5
Ellickson, Katherine Pollak 5
Feldman, Sandra 5
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 5
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 5
Stern, Andy 5
United States. Agency for International Development 5
United States. Civil Aeronautics Board 5
United States. National Labor Relations Board 5
United Way for Southeastern Michgian 5
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 4
Detroit News (Firm) 4
Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement 4
Georgakas, Dan 4
Grace Hospital (Detroit, Mich.) 4
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Ford Local 600 4
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Region 1-D 4
Mahaffey, Maryann 4
Michigan Organization for Human Rights 4
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