Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Bernard Schuck worked for many years for the Guide Lamp Division of General Motors at its Anderson, Indiana, plant. He edited The Lampmaker, the plant’s union paper, published by UAW Local 663. After he retired from Guide Lamp, Schuck went on to edit the newsletter for the Midwest Labor Press Association. He was an active member of the labor press throughout his life.Schuck's papers reflect his years as a news edictor and his participation in various labor press association...
Dates: 1952 - 1979
Abstract Camille Colatosti worked during the 1990s as a writer and as an advocate for working women. Originally writing as a staff member at Labor Notes, a Detroit-based labor journal, Colatosti left in 1992 but continued her writings for journals and publications focusing on labor and women, among other topics. During her time at Labor Notes, Colatosti wrote Stopping Sexual Harassment: A Handbook for Union and Workplace Advocates, and began to run workshops on this topic,...
Dates: 1986 - 2002
Abstract David Elsila is an activist, educator, writer, editor, and historian best known for his work involving the labor movement. He notably served as the longtime editor for the UAW's magazine Solidarity, managing the publication from 1977 to 1998. Before then, he was editor for the American Federation of Teacher's publications American Teacher and Changing Education. Elsila's work with the AFT is the subject of the...
Dates: 1964 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1999; 1970 - 2012
Abstract Elaine Moon is an author and poet from the Detroit area, known for her work "Untold Tales, Unsung Heroes: An Oral History of Detroit's African American Community, 1918-1967."
Dates: 1956 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1984
Abstract The Folklore Archive, established in 1939 by WSU English professors Emlyn Gardner and Thelma James, contains the oldest and largest record of urban folk traditions in the United States. To document these traditions, Wayne State University students conducted field research projects that included oral history interviews. Collection consists of audio recordings of 55 interviews (or aggregations of multiple interviews on a single topic) conducted by student interviewer-collectors, some of which,...
Dates: 1961 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1971
Abstract Philip Slomovitz (1896-1993), often referred to as the dean of Jewish-American journalists, had a prolific career. He founded The Jewish News in Detroit in 1942 and for almost fifty years used the paper as a vehicle to champion Jewish causes as well as promote amity among diverse peoples. He reported on many history-making events, both locally and internationally, keeping background files to aid him in his writings. It is these files and correspondence that make up the bulk of his papers.
Dates: 1919 - 1991