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Automobile industry and trade

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 112 Collections and/or Records:

UAW Local 371 Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000101
Abstract UAW Local 371 was chartered in May of 1937 to represent workers at the Chrysler plant in New Castle, Indiana. By the mid-1970s it had become an amalgamated local.

UAW Local 397 Records

 Collection — Small Processed Collections: U-V Box 14, Folder: 5
Identifier: LR000127
Abstract Contains minutes of the first meeting of Local 397 Coach and Body.

UAW Local 400 Records

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Identifier: LR000064
Abstract Organized in 1941, Local 400 was located in Highland Park, Michigan for many years. In addition to servicing the Ford Highland Park Plant, Local 400 also represented Ford Facilities in Utica, Romeo, Mount Clemens, Chesterfield, and the Michigan Proving Ground of the Ford Motor Company. The papers of Local 400 reflect union activities from 1941-1966. The period covering the years 1942-1961 is particularly well documented in terms of executive board meeting minutes, plant-wide meeting minutes,...

UAW Local 417 Records

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Identifier: LR000715
Abstract UAW Local 417 was chartered in 1945. The original charter was issued to Great Lakes Greyhound Garage in Birmingham, Michigan. An amalgamated local, its membership comes primarily from auto parts companies in Detroit's northern suburbs: Clawson, Royal Oak, Birmingham, Troy, Ferndale and Sterling Heights. Dean Spooner became President of the Local in 1963, and remained in office for the remainder of the period covered by this collection. Subjects include: auto parts plants in Detroit's...

UAW Local 444 Records

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Identifier: LR000405
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 444 services the Windsor, Ontario plant of Chrysler Corporation. Its records reflect routine operations and programs.

UAW Local 45 Records

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Identifier: LR000876
Abstract Subjects include: GM Fisher Body (Cleveland); UAW factionalism

UAW Local 5 Records

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Identifier: LR000277
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 5 began in 1933 as an American Federation of Labor local at Studebaker in South Bend, Indiana, established in opposition to depression conditions. By the time it became affiliated with the UAW in 1935 it was the largest auto local in the early struggle to establish auto unions and one of the earliest to organize. They joined with other industrial unions to form the Congress of Industrial Organizations in 1937 and remained one of the leading locals in UAW history...

UAW Local 51 Records

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Identifier: LR000355
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 51 services the Plymouth auto plant in Hamtramck, MI. Their records document the locals activities and interests.

UAW Local 576 Records

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Identifier: LR001200
Abstract Subjects include: Divco Truck plant in Detroit; grievances; employee benefits

UAW Local 581 Records

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Identifier: LR001543
Abstract Late in 1936, a union office was opened at 4347 S. Saginaw St. in Flint, Michigan, across from General Motors Fisher Body Plant #1. The office, which handled the affairs of workers at Fisher Body, was part of AFL-affiliated UAW Local 156, representing several General Motors plants in Flint. The famous Sit-Down Strike of l936-37, which culminated in General Motors recognition of the UAW, started in the Fisher #1 plant. In April 1938, Local 581, representing Fisher Body workers, was chartered...

UAW Local 595 Records

 Collection — Small Processed Collections: U-V Box 14, Folder: 6
Identifier: LR000219
Abstract Local 595 is located in Linden, New Jersey and services General Motors, BOP Assembly Division. Their records cover local strike issues and time studies.

UAW Local 598 Records

 Collection — Small Processed Collections: U-V Box 14, Folder: 7
Identifier: LR000834
Abstract Subjects include: Fisher Body Plant No. 2 (Flint, Michigan)

UAW Local 599 Records

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Identifier: LR000210
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 599 represented workers in the Buick plant in Flint, MI and is noted for its involvement in the anti-Martin struggles during the early years of its existence. The records of the local reflect routine operations.

UAW Local 600 Records

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Identifier: LR000176
Abstract UAW Local 600 was chartered August 9, 1938, but did not gain much worker support until the Rouge plant-wide strike of April 1, 1941. The first UAW contract with Ford Motor Company was signed June 20, and ratified by the Local July 22, 1941. With 50,000 to 80,000 members in various periods, many from the massive River Rouge Complex, Local 600 has been both the largest and the most controversial local in the UAW. Local 600 is also known for its progressive streak, having hosted civil rights icons...

UAW Local 650 Records

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Identifier: LR000177
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 650 grew out of Local 182 in Lansing, MI representing Reo Motors employees. The local survived a company bankruptcy and reorganization in the late 1930s and early 1940s and numerous company-union conflicts in the post WWII period. The records of the local reflect its operations and activities upon behalf of its members.

UAW Local 662 Records

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Identifier: LR000095
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 662 was organized to service the General Motors plant, Delco-Remy Division in Anderson, IN, absorbing the former UAW Local 146. Records reflect activities, including a women's auxilliary, that occurred mainly following the local's 1939 charter.

UAW Local 664 Records

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Identifier: LR000235
Abstract Established in 1939 when the International Executive Board revoked the charter of pro-Martin Local 118, United Auto Workers Local 664 serviced members at Fisher Body, Chevrolet, and Prophet Company in North Tarrytown, NY. The records reflect the Martin controversy, strikes, conferences, and other activities of the local.

UAW Local 678 Records

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Identifier: LR000451
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 678 originally serviced the Chevrolet plant and parts warehouse in Baltimore, MD. before merging in 1969 with Local 239, Fisher Body. The records relate to activities and operations prior to the merger.

UAW Local 7 Records

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Identifier: LR000187
Abstract Subjects include: Chrysler Jefferson Avenue assembly plant (Detroit); absenteeism; civil rights; 1950 Chrysler strike; factionalism; fair employment practices; skilled trades; Taft-Hartley Act.

UAW Local 72 Records

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Identifier: LR001486
Abstract Subjects include: Kenosha labor; American Motors Corp.; General Motors; Hudson Motor Car Co.; Nash-Kelvinator Corp.; NLRB

UAW Local 75 Records

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Identifier: LR000536
Abstract Subjects include: automobile industry and collective bargaining in Milwaukee; American Motors Corp.; Nash-Kelvinator Corp.; Hudson Motor Car Co.; Seamon Body Plant.

UAW Local 870 Records

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Identifier: LR000472
Abstract Subjects include: Ford Motor Co. (Dallas)

UAW Local 879 Records

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Identifier: LR000684
Abstract UAW Local 879 represents workers at the Twin City Ford Motor Company plant in St. Paul, Minnesota. It was chartered in 1941 following the recognition of the UAW by the Ford Motor Company. During the late 1940's and the 1950's, Local 879 participated in the Minnesota State CIO Farm Labor Relations Program. To demonstrate the relationship between farmers and labor, Local 879 and other CIO-affiliated unions set up booths and other displays at various Minnesota county fairs. Subjects include:...

UAW Local 889 Records

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Identifier: LR000040
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 889 was chartered in 1940 to service white collar workers at Chrysler plants and suppliers in southeastern Michigan. The records of the local reflect the activities of its many units including Amplex, Auto Equipment Co., Hudson Sales, Kaiser-Frazer, King-Seeley, Tank Plant, Jefferson-Kerchival, Dodge Main, Marysville Parts, Mopar, Dodge Truck, and John R-Highland Park.

UAW Local 9 Records

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Identifier: LR000274
Abstract United Auto Workers Local 9 was chartered as an American Federation of Labor local in 1933, servicing workers at the Bendix Products Corporation in South Bend, Indiana. After a disagreement with the AFL, the local joined the UAW in 1935, participating in the auto industry's first sit-down strike the following year.