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Labor

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 335 Collections and/or Records:

Elmer Cope Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000931
Abstract Part of the Elmer Cope Papers at the Ohio Historical Society. Subjects include: labor education; political action; U.S. role in international trade organizations

Ely Chinoy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001630
Abstract Materials related to the writing of Automobile Workers and the American Dream and Assembly Line.

Ernest C. and Jessie M. Dillard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000500
Abstract An active member of United Auto Workers Local 15, Ernest Dillard was the first African American elected to a succession of UAW leadership posts. Jessie Dillard was one of Detroit’s leading block club organizers and civil rights activists. Both Mr. and Ms. Dillard played prominent roles in the Detroit NAACP and held leadership positions in the Michigan Democratic Party.Part I of the papers of Ernest and Jessie Dillard reflect the broad range of their professional and political...

Estar Baur Papers

 Collection — Small Processed Collections: A - Bo, Box 1, Folder: 10
Identifier: UP000937
Abstract Anti-Communist legislation in Michigan.

Esther H. Read Papers

 Collection — Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 8
Identifier: LP001307
Abstract Esther Read served as a faculty member of the Wayne State University College of Nursing. Ms. Read’s papers consist of clippings related to the work of automotive enthusiast and historian, Hayden Shepley, regarding early automobile history in Essex County, Massachusetts.

Eula Booker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000983
Abstract African-American vice-president of UAW Local 630.

Everett Fidinger Papers

 Collection — Small Processed Collections: E-F, Box 5, Folder: 15
Identifier: LP000886
Abstract Subjects include: Chrysler Corporation

Floyd Bueno Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001320
Abstract As financial secretary of United Auto Workers Locals 333 and 1364, Floyd Bueno played and integral role in the construction of the “Labor Temple” Union Hall in Fremont, California. Mr. Bueno’s papers reflect the history of Locals 333 and 1364, and document the planning and dedication of the Labor Temple.

Frances D. and G. Lyman Paine Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001439
Abstract Frances D. and G. Lyman Paine enjoyed a forty-four year political and personal partnership. Their papers reflect their radical political interests and activities and include material related to the newspaper "Correspondence."

Francis Heisler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001036
Abstract Francis Heisler practiced law, representing numerous labor unions, conscientious objectors and draft resisters, and handled many civil rights and civil liberties cases in both Chicago, IL and California. His papers reflect his legal career with primary emphasis on labor-related cases.

Francis O'Rourke Diary

 Collection — Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 1
Identifier: LP000518
Abstract Mr. O'Rourke participated in the sit-down at the Fisher Body Plant 2 in Flint, Michigan. His diary notes cover the entire period of the strike from December 30, 1936 to February 11, 1937. The seventeen pages consist of short entries for each day of that strike.

Frank Cormier and William Eaton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001099
Abstract Contains: Walter Reuther biographical material

Frank Henson Papers

 Collection — Small Processed Collections: H, Box 7, Folder: 8
Identifier: LP000059
Abstract Correspondence regarding a joint labor-management library project, including items on Henson's work in establishing a labor library in Marion, Ohio.

Franz E. Daniel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000600
Overview Franz E. Daniel was involved in the organizing efforts and political actions of several unions, such as the Amalgamated Clothing Workers, the Congress of International Organizations (CIO), and the AFL-CIO. He served as assistant to then CIO President, Walter Reuther, from 1954-1955. Prior to his union involvement, he was an organizer for the Socialist Party and during the later years of his 36 years of union service and into retirement, he again became involved in local politics.The papers of...

Gabriel Alexander Papers

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Identifier: LP000921
Abstract Attorney Gabriel Alexander served with the Region XI National War Labor Board and the National Wage Stabilization Board during World War II. In the private sector he served in the American Arbitration Association, and acted as arbitrator for cases such as General Motors and the UAW from 1948 to 1956, and as a permanent arbitrator for Great Lakes Steel-United Steelworkers. The papers of Mr. Alexander reflect his work in both the government and private sector as it relates to the interaction...

George Amrhein Papers

 Collection — Small Processed Collections: A - Bo, Box 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: LP001401
Abstract The papers of George Amrhein consist primarily of a diary which includes brief entries covering the period of his hire at the Norwood, Ohio Chevrolet plant in 1939 until his retirement in 1954, with comments on the efforts of the AFL and the CIO to enlist the UAW in their unions.

George And Grace Brewer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000218
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, lectures, newspaper clippings, union member- ship booklets, newspapers, scrapbooks, and pamphlets collected by Mr. Brewer, chief spokesman for the Socialist Party in the southeastern Kansas region, especially Crawford County (1905-21), and member of the Kansas Legislature (1914-16). Mr. Brewer was also, for a time, traveling secretary to Eugene V. Debs. Subjects include mining strikes and accidents; World War I pacifism and profiteering; Navy League; Socialist Party...

George Burt Papers

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Identifier: LP000539
Abstract George Burt served as Director of the Canadian region of the United Auto Workers from 1939 until his retirement in 1968. Mr. Burt’s papers are largely composed of council meeting minutes and Mr. Burt’s reports to the council. Also present are papers related to World War II labor issues, and the history of the UAW in Canada.

George Crockett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UP000276
Abstract Judge Crockett was a former general counsel of the UAW and director of its Fair Employment Practices Committee (1944-46). He was elected to Recorder's Court of Detroit in 1966. Subjects include fair employment practices, discrimination, police misconduct; race relations in Detroit; racial discrimination in the criminal justice system; New Bethel Baptist Church incident; and the United Negro College Fund. Among the correspondents are Victor Reuther and Walter Reuther.

George James Saul Manuscript

 Item
Identifier: LP002401
Abstract George James Saul (1897-1967) was born in Nebraska, but eventually settled in the Detroit Area with his family, becoming an active member in radical politics. After serving during World War I, Saul pursued higher education at the University of Denver, graduating in 1925. After graduation, he was committed to “working for Civil Rights, Unionization, Radical Politics, and in general working toward the betterment of society and for the working man in particular.” Saul was also heavily involved in...

George Lavan Weissman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001347
Abstract A founding member of the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) and the Fourth International, George Lavan Weissman served as a branch organizer, as director and editor of Pioneer Publishing and Pathfinder Press, as manager of Mountain Spring Camp and as the editor and writer of various SWP publications. Following his expulsion from the SWP, Mr. Weissman helped to form the Fourth Internationalist Tendency and served on the editorial board of the Bulletin in Defense of Marxism. Mr. Weissman’s papers...

Glen R. Betts Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000648
Abstract A member of United Auto Workers Local 22, Glen Betts served as chairman of its Community Services Committee and attended the 1974 Michigan United Labor Community Services School (MULCSS) at Black Lake. Mr. Betts’ papers reflect the various concerns and interests of Local 22’s Community Service Committee and the social issues addressed at the Black Lake MULCSS, including substance abuse, unemployment, union services for the handicapped and the energy crisis.

Gordon W. Chapman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000923
Abstract Gordon W. Chapman was elected secretary-treasurer of AFSCME in 1937. He served until 1944 when he became executive assistant to AFSCME president Arnold Zander. In 1948, he was reelected to the office of secretary-treasurer. Chapman resigned from AFSCME in 1961 to accept a State Department appointment as special assistant for the coordination of international labor affairs. In 1962, he was once again elected as secretary-treasurer of AFSMCE where he served until his retirement in 1966 due to...

Grace Hospital Women's Auxiliary Records

 Collection
Identifier: UR002645
Abstract Subjects include: women volunteers in social service; Diabetic Children's Camp

Grand Rapids Education Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000314
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, financial papers, reports, and agreements of the Grand Rapids (Michigan) Education Association (1964-66); reports from the Michigan Education Association (1965-66); proceedings, correspondence, reports, handbooks, and surveys of the Grand Rapids Board of Education (1955-66); reports, budgets, resolutions, and surveys of the National Education Association (1965-67); and minutes (1907-34) and newsletters (1933-63) of the Grand Rapids Teachers Club. The materials were...