Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 337 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Mr. Slinkard was a charter member of UAW Local 25 at the General Motors plant in St. Louis, Missouri. He later joined the staff of UAW Region 5, and, at retirement had worked for ten years for the Wage-Contract section of the UAW's Research Department. Correspondence, reports, clippings, and other documents cover nearly every phase of Mr. Slinkard's career, with emphasis on the latter years.
Collection — Small Processed Collections: I-K, Box 8, Folder: 9
Collection — Small Processed Collections: S-T, Box 13, Folder: 12
Abstract Marc Grossman became involved with the United Farm Workers in 1969 while an undergraduate student at the University of California, Irvine; where he graduated with a B.A. degree in American History in 1972. During that time he helped organize the Grape Boycott. From there he went on to obtain a Master’s degree in journalism at UCLA in 1973. With his degree in journalism, Mr. Grossman went to work for the UFW and its President, Cesar Chavez. Marc Grossman knew Chavez the last 24...
Abstract Mark Kahn was professor of economics at Wayne State University in the 1960s and the first Director of the Master of Arts in Industrial Relations. Throughout his academic career and into retirement, Mr. Kahn served as a labor arbitrator. His papers reflect his enduring interest in the arbitration of labor disputes in a wide range of industries, particularly air transportation.
Abstract Martin Glaberman was active in the labor movement from 1942-1965, primarily in the UAW. He has written extensively on labor both as managing editor of national labor newspaper in the 1950s and as a freelance writer. He also lectured in sociology and political science at several Detroit colleges. Jessie Glaberman was actively involved in labor and civil rights movements, playing an important role in the women's rights movement in Detroit, particularly at Wayne State University....
Abstract Martin Rogoff served as a bargaining agent for the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) and was active in the formation of the Federation of Union Representatives (FOUR). Mr. Rogoff’s papers document the attempted formation of FOUR. Additional information regarding FOUR may be found in the personal papers of Charles Lang.
Abstract Correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, clippings, and published material of Mary Van Kleeck, director of the Commission on Women's Work and Industrial Studies, and associate director of International Industrial Relations Institute of the Russell Sage Foundation. In addition to Miss Van Kleeck's files concerning her work with the Sage Foundation and the Inter-Professional Association are the papers of Knickerbocker Boyd, an architect interested in the relationship of architects with the...
Abstract An active member of the labor movement, Max Weinrib served on the Ad Hoc Committee for Marion Ciepley and Irwin Rappaport, two members who were expelled from the International Association for Machinists (IAM) Tool and Die Makers Lodge 113. Mr. Weinrib’s papers relate to the factionalism within Local 113 and the resulting expulsion of Mr. Ciepley and Mr. Rappaport.
Abstract As a delegate of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), Herbert Calvert served on the Organization Committee chartered by the Soviet Council of Labor and Defense to form the Siberian industrial labor colony known as the Autonomous Industrial Colony of Kuzbas. As president of the American Committee of Kuzbas Mr. Calvert recruited American skilled workers and artisans for the colony. The papers of Herbert and Mellie Calvert consist primarily of an unpublished manuscript written by Mr. and Ms....
Abstract Merle Henrickson served as president of United Public Workers Local 275 of Detroit in the late 1940's. From the 1940s through the 1980s, he was involved with the neighborhood and community councils of Detroit, particularly the Brightmoor District Council. He was a major figure in the citizen movement to improve public schools in Detroit and as such, he was deeply involved in school desegregation in the 1970s. His wife, Wilma worked for 15 years in Detroit Public Schools and was active in the...
Abstract Meyer Bernstein was a union official in District 8 and 16 of the United Steel Workers (USW) and his papers consist primarily of memoranda, campaign literature, sample ballots, voting instructions, and clippings related to the USW International elections from 1953 through 1969.
Abstract Reference files consisting primarily of clippings and some press releases, biographical material, voting records, correspondence, legislative records, and notes on individuals, unions, organizations, Michigan state departments and agencies, topics of current interest, and elected and appointed local, state, and national officials. The materials were collected by the Lansing office of the Michigan CIO Council and Michigan AFL-CIO. Topics include Bricker Amendment, Michigan state budgets, Albert...
Abstract Material consists of the files of the Michigan CIO Council prior to its merger with the Michigan Federation of Labor in 1958, as well as the work of the secretary-treasurer's office during the later administrations of William Marshall, Walter Campbell, and George Watts. Includes general office files of Michigan CIO Council presidents John Gibson and August Scholle (1943-54); Michigan CIO secretary-treasurers John Gibson, Ben Probe, and Barney Hopkins (1939-54); the files of Tom Downs relating...
Abstract Subjects include: AFSCME; Allied Industrial Workers; civil rights; CETA; Communications Workers of America; political education; Histadrut; Michigan Democratic Party; Michigan elections; Michigan AFL-CIO; transportation; UAW; United Way
Abstract Correspondence, minutes, reports, clippings, memoranda, speeches, resolutions, press releases, immigrant and refugee arrival lists, and miscellaneous materials relating to the Michigan Committee on Displaced Persons (1946-51), the Michigan Commission on Displaced Persons (1949-60), the Michigan Committee on Immigration (1951-64), wartime aliens and naturalized citizens (1940-47), refugee records (1953-65), and "Interpreter Releases" (1937-64). The materials were collected by the Michigan...
Abstract The MDC was a reform group within the United Mine Workers whose activities led to the ouster of former president Tony Boyle. Their records reflect the organization's concerns over issues central to the coal-mining industry and their attempts to make changes through court actions and elections.
Abstract A member of the Industrial Workers of the World, Minnie Corder's papers include an unpublished autobiographical novel which addresses themes of the garment industry, immigration, migrant labor, socialism, unions, and the Great Depression.
Abstract The papers in the Moses Alexander Collection consist of photocopies of the Idaho governor's correspondence relating to the suppression of the Industrial Workers of the World and to labor unrest in the mining, timber, and farming industries of northern Idaho.
Collection — Small Processed Collections: G, Box 6, Folder: 1
Collection — Small Processed Collections: Li-Ma, Box 10, Folder: 7
Abstract As an active member of the labor movement, Myra Wolfgang served as vice-president of the International Union's third district, in various capacities for the Hotel, Motel and Restaurant Employees Union Local 24, and it's predecessor, the Detroit Waiters' Local 705, and served as the manager of the Michigan Employment Security Commission, Domestic and Personal Service Division. Ms. Wolfgang's papers primarily relate to her work for the Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Employees Union and her...
Abstract During the 5th National Convention of the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) in 1905, the wives, daughters, sisters and mothers of letter carriers also met, forming the National Ladies' Auxiliary. On September 5, 1905, seventy-two women attended the founding meeting, unanimously electing Nellie Heffelfinger of Los Angeles as the first president. The organization existed to provide a social network for Auxiliary members and their families, pursue charitable work, and affect...