UAW Local 174 Records
Scope and Content
United Auto Workers Local 174 records include the files of Edwin Reno and reflect the relationship of the local with the companies whose employees they represented. Series 1: General subject files, Series 2: Ed Reno Files, Series 3: Companies represented by Local 174
- 1939 - 1955
- International Union, United Automobile Workers of America (CIO). Local 174 (Detroit, Mich.) (Organization)
Language of Materials
Material entirely in English.
Researcher must indicate series # on call slip.
Collection open for research.
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UAW Local 174 was formed in 1936 by a group of UAW organizers. Walter Reuther served as its first president. It is noted for its successful sit-down strike in 1936 that resulted in a contract with the Kelesy-Hayes Wheel Company.
21 Linear Feet (42 MB, 1 Scrapbook)
United Auto Workers Local 174 records include the files of Edwin Reno and reflect the relationship of the local with the companies whose employees they represented.
Arranged in 3 series – Series 1 (Boxes 1-3), Series 2 (Boxes 1-23), and Series 3 (Boxes 1-16). Folders are arranged generally in chronological order and by company name.
Deposited to the Walter P. Reuther Library in 1962, 1965 and 1992.
Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library.
- Guide to the UAW Local 174 Records
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