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ALPA Headquarters Communications Library Records

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Identifier: LR000247_HQC
Abstract This collection represents a bound library in chronological order mainly consisting of ALPA conventions, air safety, collective bargaining agreements, early ALPA history, strikes, wage disputes, and working conditions.

ALPA Herndon EAL Strike Center Records

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Identifier: LR002456
Abstract The Herndon EAL Strike Center Records document the 265 day strike on Eastern Airlines (EAL) from March 4, 1989 - November 23, 1989. During this period 3400 of 4200 EAL pilots went out on sympathy strike along with the flight attendants represented by the Transportation Workers Union (TWU), both of whom voted to honor the International Association of Machinists (IAM) strike of Eastern Airlines. The Herndon EAL Strike Center Records focus on the records of EAL Council 142 located in Herndon, VA,...

ALPA Kansas City Missouri Field Office Records

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Identifier: LR000247_KC
Abstract Records of the office representing the interests of ALPA in the Kansas City, Missouri area. The collection contains information concerning mergers, strikes and safety. Records involving Trans World Airlines is one major subject of interest. Another highlight is a background investigation of ALPA Employment Agreements Department head Lucien Koch.

ALPA Los Angeles Field Office Records

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Identifier: LR000247_LAFO
Abstract The following airlines are covered in this collection: Continental Airlines (CAL), Flying Tiger Line (FTL), Pan American World Airways (PAA), Trans World Airlines (TWA), United Airlines (UAL) and Western Airlines (WAL). Subjects include, engineering and air safety, and Master Executive Council (MEC).

ALPA Los Angeles Joint Council Office Records

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Identifier: LR000431
Abstract These records deal with activities of ALPA in the Los Angeles area and are divided into two parts. Part one consists mostly of files concerning various airlines such as Continental, Flying Tiger, Los Angeles, Pan American, Trans World, United, and Western airlines. These take the form of correspondence, minutes, reports. Topics include negotiations, professional standards, mergers, air safety, and the needs of the military for civilian aircraft and crews. Part two...

ALPA Los Angeles Records

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Identifier: LR000247_LA
Abstract The majority of correspondence files and records in this collection relate to the following airlines: American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Trans World Airlines, United Airlines, Western Airlines and Los Angeles Airways. Also included are files on mergers and agreements.

ALPA Miami ALI MEC Records

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Identifier: LR002509
Abstract The records of the Airlift International (ALI) Master Executive Council (MEC) cover the last decade of ALI’s existence. The airline originated as Riddle Airlines and became Airlift in 1965, expanding in 1968 and buying out Slick Airways. The airline went into Chapter 11 in 1981 and reorganized but was plagued by problems for the rest of the decade. The pilots and management were at odds over collective bargaining and working agreements and the MEC spent much time negotiating contracts and...

ALPA Miami EAL MEC Records

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Identifier: LR000247_Miami
Abstract Parts 1 and 2 of the EAL MEC Records spans 30 years but focuses mainly on the last decade of Eastern’s operations. Major subjects include mergers, air safety and bankruptcy litigation.

ALPA Miami Joint Council Office Records

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Identifier: LR002510
Abstract The ALPA Miami Joint Council Office (JCO) was a regional office for ALPA Region II and councils in the Southeast United States. It was home to several Master Executive Councils (MEC) and Local Executive Councils (LEC) including: Braniff Airways MEC and Council 29, Delta Airlines Council 71, Eastern Airlines MEC and Council 18, National Airlines MEC and Councils 8 and 73, Pan American Airways (PAA) Council 10, Pan American-Grace Airways (Panagra, PNG) MEC and Councils 38 and 83 and Riddle...

ALPA Miami PAA MEC Records

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Identifier: LR002506
Abstract (MEC) span from the 1970s to 1991 when Pan Am ceased operations. The PAA MEC worked to ensure its pilots had fair working agreements, and focused on retirement and insurance for all levels of cockpit crew. In 1980, Pan Am bought National Airlines (NAL) in an attempt to expand their domestic routes and increase revenue. The MEC pursued an evenhanded merging of the two seniority lists, however the end product caused some frustration among the pilot group, particularly those lower on the seniority...

ALPA Minneapolis Joint Council Records

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Identifier: LR000429
Abstract Correspondence, reports, and financial records pertaining to the activities of ALPA in the Minneapolis, Minnesota, area. These records are divided into two series. The main topics covered are air safety (including accident reports) and finances. Series two contains information concerning the Rall-Lee Refund Account.

ALPA Photographs

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Identifier: LAV002768
Abstract ALPA Photographs is a collection of photographic prints and negatives produced and compiled over decades. The materials came to the Reuther from what is currently known as the Communications Department; previous names of the department include Publicity and Public Relations, and ALPA Publications. The images collected appeared in the union’s publications, including the Air Line Pilot, and in conjunction with various public relations tools, such as news releases. The prints and negatives...

ALPA President's Department Records

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Identifier: LR000247
Abstract The President's Department records are arranged in three parts. Part I: The Air Line Pilots Association was formed in secret in 1930 by a group of “Key Men” from each airline, they formed openly and affiliated with the American Federation of Labor in 1931. In that same year David Behncke was elected president of ALPA, an office he held twenty years, until being recalled in 1951 (and off and on through 1952 during his legal battle with ALPA). His successor, Clarence Sayen, held...

ALPA Publications

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Identifier: LR002495
Abstract The ALPA Publications is a collection of pamphlets, newsletters, magazines, bulletins, manuals, constitutions and by-laws, arbitration transcripts, and research reports produced by, or involving ALPA from 1933-2006. ALPA’s main publication, Air Line Pilot, is still in print and so not included here, but both ALPA national, and individual Master Executive Councils (MEC) also produced a wide variety of publications during the past 80 years which are included in this collection.

ALPA Publications: Air Line Pilot

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Identifier: LR002500
Abstract Air Line Pilot is ALPA’s main publication and has been in continuous print since April 1932. The first volumes were published twice a month, and came in newspaper form, running about 4 pages each. ALPA soon began to produce Air Line Pilot monthly and steadily increased the page count, eventually publishing in the present magazine form in 1949. Air Line Pilot covers a variety of topics relevant to pilots such as news in the airline industry, ALPA structure and Association news, technical...

ALPA Region 5 Vice-President's Files: Capt. William C. Davis Records

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Identifier: LR000247_Davis
Abstract The collection reflects Capt. Davis's activities with ALPA's Region 5, with an emphasis on California, Alaska and Hawaii. Included are, correspondence, reports and studies. Air safety is another subject of importance.

ALPA Seattle Joint Council Records

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Identifier: LR000430
Abstract Records documenting the activities of ALPA in the Pacific northwest, particularly with Northwest, and United Airlines. These records are divided into two series and contain correspondence, minutes, reports, grievances, negotiations, strikes, and mergers. Also included are jurisdictional disputes between ALPA and the Flight Engineers Union and between the Airline Stewards & Stewardesses Association and the Transport Workers Union.

ALPA Secretary's Office Records

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Identifier: LR002908
Abstract This collection contains the files of First Vice President Alex C. Bonner and Secretary John P. Giberson, as maintained by the Secretary's Office. Bonner and Giberson took office in January 1971. The majority of the records are related to air safety. Many of the files concern ALPA’s anti-hijacking program, T-Plus.

ALPA St. Louis Records

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Identifier: LR000247_STL
Abstract Major subjects covered in this collection are: National Transportation Safety Board, Central Air Safety Committee, Trans World Airlines and International Association of Flight Attendants (IFFA).

ALPA Steward and Stewardess Division Records

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Identifier: LR002252
Abstract The Steward and Stewardess Division was created by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) Board of Directors in 1960 after ALPA and the Air Line Stewards and Stewardess Association (ALSSA) separated in 1959. Following the same basic structure as ALPA, the division had its own Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Executive Board, and national officers of Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Initially consisting of 20 airlines and around 3,580 stewardesses, by 1969 the S&S Division...

ALPA Union of Professional Airmen

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Identifier: LR000247_UPA
Abstract Union of Professional Airmen was created in 1969 and was a small affiliate of ALPA. Subjects include agreements and correspondence from the following airlines: Air Florida, Altair Airlines, Aspen Airways, Florida Airlines, Royale Airlines and Shawnee Airlines.

Alpheus F. Jennings Papers

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Identifier: WSP000397
Abstract Dr. Jennings served as Clinical Assistant to the Chair of Medicine at the Detroit College of Medicine in the early 1900s. The Jennings collection consists of a scrapbook that details the Detroit Water Pollution Controversy of 1914. Subjects such as Detroit’s water supply, and its effect on public health, water purification and filtration crusade to reduce the city’s typhoid rate are included in the collection.

Alton Cobb Papers

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Identifier: LP000329
Abstract Alton Cobb served as president of AFSCME Local 26. He also served as secretary-treasurer of AFSCME's Detroit Council 77 during this time period. The trusteeship of Local 26 began during Cobb's tenure, and his papers largely reflect this conflict. His papers include executive board minutes; correspondence; and legal and financial papers centering on disputes over the trusteeship of Local 26 and Council 77.

Alvin Fellow Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: E-F, Box 5, Folder: 10
Identifier: LP001263
Abstract As a press-operator at Delco-Remy, Kokomo, Indiana, Alvin Fellow was an early member of the United Auto Workers-Congress of Industrial Organizations (UAW-CIO) Local 292. His papers concern the organization of Local 292.

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Walter P. Reuther Library 1892
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Labor unions 580
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International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America 399
Wayne State University 279
American Federation of Teachers 83
United Farm Workers 77
AFL-CIO 60
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Industrial Workers of the World 57
Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970 53
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 51
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Service Employees International Union 47
Air Line Pilots Association 43
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 26
General Motors Corporation 24
Wurf, Jerry, 1919- 24
Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.) 23
Democratic Party (Mich.) 23
Merrill-Palmer Institute 20
Shanker, Albert 20
Wayne State University. College of Education 20
International Brotherhood of Teamsters 19
Young, Coleman A. 19
National Association of Letter Carriers (U.S.) 18
United Foundation (Detroit, Mich.) 18
Wayne State University. School of Medicine 18
United Community Services of Metropolitan Detroit 17
American Federation of Labor 16
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit 16
Bluestone, Irving 15
Detroit Public Schools 15
Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives 15
Chrysler Corporation 14
Lucy, William, 1933- 14
Smith, Mike (Michael O.) 14
Sweeney, John J. 14
United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945) 14
American Civil Liberties Union 13
Ford Motor Company 13
Zander, Arnold S. (Arnold Scheuer), 1901-1975 13
Cavanagh, Jerome P. 12
Democratic Party (U.S.) 12
Meany, George, 1894-1980 12
Society of Women Engineers 12
National Organization for Women 11
United Mine Workers of America 11
United States. Works Progress Administration 11
East, Dennis 10
National Education Association of the United States 10
United Steelworkers 10
Chapman, Gordon Warner, 1907- 9
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 9
Mason, Philip P. (Philip Parker Mason) 9
McEntee, Gerald W. 9
National Farm Worker Ministry (U.S.) 9
Newspaper Guild 9
Socialist Workers Party 9
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 8
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 8
Detroit Free Press Co. 8
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions 8
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Detroit Branch 8
Textile Workers Union of America 8
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities 8
Wayne State University. Folklore Archives 8
Cordtz, Richard 7
National Farm Workers Association 7
New Detroit, Inc. (Detroit, Mich.) 7
United States Postal Service 7
United States. Federal Aviation Administration 7
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation 7
American Newspaper Guild 6
Ames, Joseph Lynn, 1925- 6
Association of Urban Universities 6
Bieber, Owen 6
Boggs, Grace Lee 6
Brookwood Labor College (Katonah, N.Y.) 6
Detroit Federation of Teachers 6
Gotbaum, Victor 6
Gullen, George E., Jr. 6
Hilberry, Clarence B. 6
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 6
Kramer, Leo 6
National Labor Relations Bureau (U.S.) 6
Newspaper Guild of Detroit 6
North American Free Trade Agreement (1992 December 17) 6
United States. National Mediation Board 6
Wayne State University. Law School 6
AFSCME. International Convention 5
Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee 5
Association of Catholic Trade Unionists 5
Beffel, John Nicholas 5
Ciampa, P.J. 5
Communication Workers of America 5
Detroit (Mich.). Board of Education 5
Ellickson, Katherine Pollak 5
Feldman, Sandra 5
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 5
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Ford Local 600 5
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 5
Mahaffey, Maryann 5
Michigan State AFL-CIO 5
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