Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 338 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract These records deal with activities of ALPA in the Los Angeles area and are divided into two parts. Part one consists mostly of files concerning various airlines such as Continental, Flying Tiger, Los Angeles, Pan American, Trans World, United, and Western airlines. These take the form of correspondence, minutes, reports. Topics include negotiations, professional standards, mergers, air safety, and the needs of the military for civilian aircraft and crews. Part two...
Dates: 1939 - 1972
Abstract The majority of correspondence files and records in this collection relate to the following airlines: American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Trans World Airlines, United Airlines, Western Airlines and Los Angeles Airways. Also included are files on mergers and agreements.
Dates: 1943 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1978
Abstract Correspondence, reports, and financial records pertaining to the activities of ALPA in the Minneapolis, Minnesota, area. These records are divided into two series. The main topics covered are air safety (including accident reports) and finances. Series two contains information concerning the Rall-Lee Refund Account.
Dates: 1949 - 1969
Abstract Records documenting the activities of ALPA in the Pacific northwest, particularly with Northwest, and United Airlines. These records are divided into two series and contain correspondence, minutes, reports, grievances, negotiations, strikes, and mergers. Also included are jurisdictional disputes between ALPA and the Flight Engineers Union and between the Airline Stewards & Stewardesses Association and the Transport Workers Union.
Dates: 1953 - 1969
Abstract Alton Cobb served as president of AFSCME Local 26. He also served as secretary-treasurer of AFSCME's Detroit Council 77 during this time period. The trusteeship of Local 26 began during Cobb's tenure, and his papers largely reflect this conflict. His papers include executive board minutes; correspondence; and legal and financial papers centering on disputes over the trusteeship of Local 26 and Council 77.
Dates: 1967 - 1968
Abstract The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America Detroit and Midwestern States Joint Board date back to 1896 as the Journeymen Tailors, now Local 229, which became part of the Amalgamated in 1936. The Amalgamated began organizing among laundry workers and retail and department store employees during the 1940's, forming the Central States Joint Board. The collection consists of records of the Joint Board and member locals, predominately covering the 1940's-1950's.
Dates: 1909 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1959
Abstract The records of the American Association of Flint and Lime Glass Manufacturers are copies of originals owned by James S. Measell, Associate Professor of Communication in the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts at Wayne State University. They primarily document meetings of the AAFLGM.
Dates: 1862 - 1943
Abstract Andrew Court served as an economist for the Automobile Manufacturers Association (AMA) and General Motors. Mr. Court’s papers reflect his work with these two organizations.
Dates: 1940 - 1966; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1966
Abstract Ann Blankenhorn investigated and publicized the social and economic conditions in the textile, clothing, and coal mining industries in the 1920s and 30s with special emphasis on women and children. Also included are papers relating to the WPA (1934) and the imprisonment of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn in the 1950s. Important correspondents are Peter Blume and Elizabeth Gurley Flynn. The materials consist of correspondence (1931-68), personal notebooks, diaries, and address books.
Dates: 1922 - 1968
Abstract An associate of Peruvian political leader, Victor Raul Haya de la Torre, Anna Melissa Graves led efforts to liberate de la Torre during his imprisonment by the Peruvian government. Ms. Graves’ papers document de La Torre’s imprisonment and describe the political and social conditions of South America from the 1920’s to the 1940’s.
Dates: 1921 - 1948; Majority of material found within 1924 - 1934
Abstract An associate of Peruvian political leader, Victor Raul Haya de la Torre, Anna Melissa Graves led efforts to liberate de la Torre during his imprisonment by the Peruvian government. Collection consists of photographic prints of de la Torre and other unidentified persons.
Dates: 1910 - 1939
Abstract The records of the AEE: Detroit Chapter consist of a paper and appendices prepared by James Skalski relating to efforts to unionize the professional and technical staffs of the architectural firms in the Detroit Metropolitan area.They reflect the problems of organizing professional groups such as engineers and architects.
Dates: 1967 - 1973
Collection — Box Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 1
Abstract Arthur A. Almeida was born in about 1929 and lived in San Pedro, California. He helped found the San Pedro Bay Historical Society. With his interest in local history, Almeida documented history of the early labor efforts including International Workers of the World (IWW) local - Maritime Transport Workers 510 and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU). Includes a speech given by Paul Ware and historical articles by Almeida about early organizing efforts in San Pedro and Los...
Dates: 1922 - 1994
Abstract Arthur Calhoun was an author of many published books, a scholar, and a teacher at a large number of American universities, focusing largely on economics and sociology. His papers reflect both his personal and professional interests and are mainly comprised of manuscripts of his writings on subjects as diverse as religion, history, workers education, gerontology, and the humanities.
Dates: 1899 - 1975
Abstract The Association for Union Democracy grew out of the publication of Union Democracy in Action, a newsletter created by Herman Benson in 1959 to promote democracy within unions. The records of the Association for Union Democracy reflect Herman Benson's interest in the struggles for democracy within unions, particularly the painters', seamen's and steelworkers' unions. To a lesser degree, the papers reflect his interest in general labor concerns.
Dates: 1937 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, newspapers and clippings, pamphlets, and handbills. The Association of Catholic Trade Unionists of Detroit was a liberal Roman Catholic group organized in 1938 to strengthen the trade union movement along Christian lines. The main project of the Detroit chapter was the publication of the Michigan Labor Leader, which eventually became the Wage Earner. The paper took a leading role in the campaign against communism. In addition to publishing the newspaper, the ACTU...
Dates: 1938 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1956
Abstract The Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) formed in 1973 after the Stewards and Stewardesses Division of the Air Line Pilots Association broke to form an independent association. The records of the AFA-Dallas Collection relate primarily to organizational proceedings of the international union.
Dates: 1952 - 1980
Collection — Box Small Processed Collections: A - Bo, Box 1, Folder: 7
Collection — Box Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 14
Abstract The papers of historian and collector Barry Roderick relate to left-wing political activities in Alaska. The folder of materials is predominantly flyers announcing events, including those sponsored by the Juneau-Douglas Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and the Juneau Third World Perspective.
Dates: 1981 - 1983
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 Bob Barber worked as a journalist, writing for the United Farm Workers publication, El Malcriado, reporting for KSAN and KPFA radio stations in California’s Bay Area, and as a freelance writer. His papers center on his activities as a reporter covering California farm labor election issues during the years 1973 to 1977. The collection includes over sixty hours of taped interviews with UFW organizers, union members, Teamsters, growers and others. In addition, the collection contains a unique...
Dates: 1973 - 1979
Abstract The collection ontains Executive Board materials of the Bricklayers and Masons International Union (B.M.I.U.), primarily of circulars and announcements, dated 1889 to 1892. There are also some documents distributed by the locals of the B.M.I.U. throughout the country for the years 1889 to 1892, including the Minnesota Eight Hour League.
Dates: 1889 - 1892
Collection — Box Small Processed Collections: Br - Col, Box 2, Folder: 2
Abstract Newsletters and reprints of articles from 1976-1977 relating to the efforts of the British Columbia Teachers' Federation to provide curricular material on labor history in Canadian schools.
Dates: 1976 - 1977
Abstract The Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes (BMWE) was founded at Demopolis, Alabama, in July 1887 under the name The Order of Railroad Trackmen, and eventually it came to include all workers who build and maintain the tracks, bridges, buildings and other structures of the railroads. Its Grand Lodge headquarters was permanently established in Detroit, Michigan, in 1913, and the organization is comprised of System Divisions or Federations, each of which has under its jurisdiction one or more...
Dates: 1899 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1990
Abstract As Grand Lodge Representative of the International Association of Machinists (IAM), C. Z. Lindsey participated in IAM labor negotiations with Aerojet General Corporation. Lindsey’s papers reflect his involvement with the IAM and document the proceedings of the IAM/Aerojet negotiations in the 1950s and 1960s. The collection also includes Grand Lodge financial reports from the 1940s-1960s.
Dates: 1942 - 1961; Majority of material found within 1953 - 1961