International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
Found in 400 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Correspondence, reports, minutes, and clippings collected by Mr. Jeffrey, who served as a labor representative to various government agencies during World War II; chief of Labor Relations Section, U.S. Military Government in Berlin (1945); UAW International representative (1946-59); and director, U.S. AID Mission to Uganda (1960s). Labor's role in the occupation of Germany (1944-45); Michigan Governor's Advisory Committee on executive reorganization (1958-59); and U.S. AID Mission to Uganda...
Dates: 1820 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1979
Abstract Correspondence, reports, minutes, speeches, notes, press releases, outlines of conferences, union cards, awards, memorabilia, and photographs collected by Mr. Hyshka, who served as director of education for UAW locals 80 and 544 in Detroit. Labor education is the major subject of the collection. Correspondents include Mildred Jeffrey, Olga Madar, Norman Matthews, and Brendan Sexton.
Dates: 1944 - 1966
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Li-Ma, Box 10, Folder: 9
Abstract As a charter member of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 306 (Budd Wheel Company), Nora Maczko served as Chief Steward and was active in various committees, including the Women’s Committee and the Political Action Committee. Ms. Maczko’s papers document her receipt of the Walter P. Reuther Distinguished Award for her service to the UAW.
Dates: 1985 - 1986
Abstract President of Auxiliary 233-Local 600, Olga Hrabar was an active participant in early strike activities and the organizational growth of United Auto Workers (UAW) Women's Auxiliaries. Ms. Hrabar's papers reflect the activities of the women's auxiliaries at a local level and document the organizational structure of an individual auxiliary. Correspondents include Coretta Scott King, Emil Mazey, and Leonard Woodcock.
Dates: 1941 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1971
Abstract A member of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 50, Olga Madar served as director of recreation programs, social services and women's activities, and as director of the International Union's Recreational Department. Ms. Madar was the first woman to hold a position on the UAW International Executive Board, and the first woman to serve as UAW International Vice-President. Ms. Madar's papers reflect her career with the UAW and her commitment to advocacy for women, minorities and senior citizens.
Dates: 1929 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1996
Abstract Paul Parker worked for the Flint, MI Chevrolet Division of General Motors for forty-one years. During that time he served the United Auto Workers in several capacities and was active in local and state Democratic politics. His papers primarily reflect his activities in the Michigan House of Representatives.
Dates: 1939 - 1970; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1960
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: S-T, Box 13, Folder: 3
Abstract Paul Schrade served in various posts, including president, of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 887 (North American Aviation-Rockwell International), and served as an assistant to Walter Reuther, on the UAW International Executive Board, and as UAW Western Director. Mr. Schrade’s papers include a journal article regarding the bureaucratization of the UAW, and correspondence with Emil Mazey.
Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 3: O-Si, Folder: 10
Abstract Around or before 1977, Sidney Kelman interviewed labor organizer Paul Silver. Silver was active in the UAW, including serving as president of UAW Local 351 from 1946 to 1964 and an assignment to the International UAW staff. Collection consists of interview recording and transcript. Silver talks about his family background including his socialist upbringing and its importance to his later beliefs and actions, his organizing at Detroit Steel Products and elsewhere, founding and leadership of UAW...
Dates: circa 1977
Abstract Resolutions of UAW conventions of 1946, 1953, 1957, 1959, and 1961 ; Detroit Community Services Budget Committee recommendations (1958-63). Mr. Silver was a member of the UAW Resolutions Committee, a member of the Budget Committee of the United Community Services (1958-63), and was president of UAW Local 351 in Detroit (1946-64). He is currently serving on the Wayne County Board of Supervisors.
Dates: 1946 - 1963
Abstract Paul Ste-Marie was active in organizing the Mechanics Educational Society of America and was a charter member of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 600. Mr. Ste-Marie’s papers document the early activities of the UAW, particularly concerning labor relations at the Ford Rouge plant, UAW factionalism, and politics of Local 600.
Dates: 1939 - 1943
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Li-Ma, Box 10, Folder: 3-6
Abstract Percy Llewellyn served as the first president of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 600, for the Ford Rouge River Plant. Mr. Percy’s papers relate primarily to factionalism within Local 600 and in the UAW.
Dates: 1838 - 1967; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1954
Abstract An early member of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 15, (Fleetwood Fisher Body Plant), Philip Porter served as a legislative representative for the UAW in Washington DC and Lansing, and as Assistant Director of the UAW Unemployment Compensation Department. Mr. Porter’s papers reflect his work with the UAW, particularly regarding issues of unemployment compensation.
Dates: 1939 - 1947
Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 3: O-Si, Folder: 5
Abstract In 1977, labor organizer and civil rights activist Shelton Tappes interviewed radical labor leader Philip "Phil" Raymond. Collection consists of the interview transcript on his work organizing for the United Automobile, Aircraft and Vehicle Workers of America (later renamed the Auto Workers Union or AWU) and the UAW.
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: Mc-Mo, Box 11, Folder: 6-8
Abstract As a member of United Auto Workers Local 22, Prince Moon served as an Executive Board member of the Wayne County American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Nations (AFL-CIO). Mr. Moon served on the staff of the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations of the University of Michigan and Wayne State University, as Educational Representative of UAW Region 1E, and as Assistant Director of the Black Lake UAW Family Education Center. As an active member of the Michigan Democratic Party,...
Dates: 1974 - 1988
Abstract In 1971, Roger Keeran interviewed seven radical auto workers and labor organizers for his book The Communist Party and the Auto Workers Unions. Collection consists of interview recordings with these auto workers and labor organizers on their perspectives on or involvement with communism and the radical left, and its influence on the development of the UAW. Audio quality on some recordings is poor.
Dates: 1971-07-26 - 1971-08-21
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: G, Box 6, Folder: 6
Abstract A charter member of United Auto Workers Local 484, Ralph Goodman served as president of Local 484 for twenty-five years. Mr. Goodman’s papers reflect his concerns regarding the political activities of Local 484.
Dates: 1960 - 1981
Abstract A member of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 227, Raymond Kay served as president of the Greater Detroit Construction, Maintenance and Powerhouse Workers’ Council, as president of the Skilled Trades Council and ran for Michigan State Representative and State Senator. Mr. Kay’s papers relate his work with trade unions and his involvement in state politics.
Dates: 1944 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1958
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: H, Box 7, Folder: 3
Abstract Richard Harris worked for the UAW, Michigan Department of Labor and Industry, and the American Arbitration Association. His papers consist of a tribute he wrote to Walter Reuther recalling the conditions of auto workers in the pre-union days of the 1930s.
Abstract In March 1974, Richard T. Frankensteen was interviewed on two occassions by interviewer, Jones. Frankensteen served as president of the Automotive Industrial Workers, UAW vice-president, and as a labor relations consultant. Collection consists of sound recordings. The March 20 interview primarily concerns Frankensteen's 1937 run, with other UAW-sponsored candidates, for positions on Detroit's Common Council (city council). The March 27 interview is mainly about Frankensteen's 1945 bid for mayor...
Dates: 1974-03-20; 1974-03-27
Abstract Mr. Frankensteen served as president of the Automotive Industrial Workers Association, one of the independent attempts to organize the auto industry in the early 1930's. He later served as president of UAW Dodge Local 3. In 1937 he was elected a vice-president of the UAW-CIO. Correspondence, speeches, clippings, and other materials on the Ryan Aeronautical Company Strike (1944); the National War Labor Board; North American Strike (1941); factionalism within the UAW-CIO; activities of the UAW...
Dates: 1930 - 1964
Abstract Richard Leonard held various influential positions in the early labor movement, as president of United Auto Workers Local 227, the UAW-CIO International Welfare Director, National Director of the UAW Ford Department, assistant to CIO President Walter Reuther and Director of Collective Bargaining Services to the Industrial Union Department of the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO). Largely comprised of clippings, Mr. Leonard’s papers reflect his work in...
Dates: 1940 - 1971
Abstract Buddy Battle was elected to a number of positions in UAW Local 600, culminating in his election as director of Region 1A. He helped set up the union's Foundry Wage and Hour Council in 1946. He served on the UAW Ford national negotiating committee in 1967, 1970 and 1973. Battle, with Horace Sheffield and others, formed the Trade Union Leadership Council, which became the nucleus of the national Negro American Labor Council. He was also active in politics and helped to elect Detroit's first black...
Dates: 1948 - 1993
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, minutes, reports, and statements relating to the Kohler Strike. Mr. Burkart was one of the UAW International representatives assigned to this strike. Topics covered include the history of unionism at Kohler; contract negotiations; the NLRB and the Kohler Strike; and the Senate Labor Subcommittee's hearings. Among the correspondents are Lyman Conger, Richard Gosser, Emil Mazey, and Donald Rand.
Dates: 1949 - 1965
Abstract Robert Mills was a member of various United Auto Workers (UAW) locals, including Local 155, where he served as chairman of various committees and on the Executive Board. Mr. Mills served as the first Chairman of the International Skilled Trades Advisory Committee, as Assistant Director of the UAW Skilled Trades Department, and as a representative to the International Staff. Mr. Mills' papers relate to his career in the UAW and include materials concerning the use of numerical control equipment.
Dates: 1954 - 1980