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Albert Shanker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001932
Abstract Albert Shanker is considered one of the most important labor leaders of the late 20th century, as the longest sitting president of the American Federation of Teachers. He was considered a leader in the development of public education, civil rights, and trade unionism. His papers reflect mainly his college years and early career as a teacher in New York City.
Dates: 1928 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1949 - 1968

Albert Verri Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000538
Abstract Albert Verri served as a staff member of the United Auto Workers (UAW) Region 4 Agricultural Implement Department. Mr. Verri’s papers relate his work as a UAW Region 4 officer and provide insight into the agricultural implement industry in the Midwestern U.S.
Dates: 1945 - 1968

Alex Barbour Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000223
Abstract Alex Barbour was born in Montreal, Canada on December 12, 1912. He was a resident of Detroit, Michigan from 1923 until 1967. He first became a member of UAW Local 7 when he worked for the Chrysler Corporation Kercheval Avenue Plant in 1937. Throughout his career he served on numerous CIO Community Service Committees. He became Secretary-Treasurer of the Wayne County CIO Council during the years 1948 to 1958 and then served as President of the merged Wayne County AFL-CIO Council from 1958 until...
Dates: 1958 - 1967; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1967

Alex Baskin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UP000091
Abstract Dr. Alex Baskin was a professor at State University of New York at Stony Brook; among his mainresearch interests were social history of the late 20th century, especially with regard to the 1960s and 1980s. Dr. Baskin also attended Wayne State University during the 1960s where he studied various left-wing social movements. Among his published works include The Woman Rebel and The Masses.The materials in this collection reflect a wide variety of subjects that Dr. Baskin researched and...
Dates: 1965 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1984

Alex Dow Papers

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Identifier: UP001010
Abstract As an electrical engineer, Alex Dow worked for Brush Electric Company and Edison Illuminating Company. In 1912 he became the President of Edison where he served until his retirement in 1938. Though his formal education ended at the age of twelve, Mr. Dow was the recipient of two honorary degrees from the University of Michigan and honorary memberships in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Society of Civil Engineers, and the American Institute of Electrical Engineers...
Dates: 1920 - 1940

Alex Fuller Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections: E-F, Box 5, Folder: 18
Identifier: LP000134
Abstract Correspondence collected by Mr. Fuller during his tenure as vice-president of the Wayne County CIO Council. Among subjects treated are FEPC legislation and the Michigan Coordinating Council for Fair Employment Practices. Principal correspondent is William Oliver.
Dates: 1949 - 1955

Alex Kovacs Papers

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Identifier: LP001652
Abstract Alex Kovacs was employed at Dana Corporation, Detroit, Michigan and was an active member of the UAW Local during his employment at Dana Corporation. He attended many UAW Leadership Training Institutes and was actively involved in the local labor movement. After retirement, Kovacs remained involved with UAW Local 2 and served as President of the UAW Union Local 2 Retirees Chapter from 1987-1996. His papers reflect his work with Local 2, including the Retirees Chapter meeting minutes from 1972 to...
Dates: 1941 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1987 - 1996

Alex Pilch Papers

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Identifier: UP000579
Abstract Legislator Alex Pilch served in the Michigan House of Representatives. During his term in office, Representative Pilch worked as an advocate of Parochiaid and campaigned against cross-district busing and the liberalization of abortion laws. Representative Pilch’s papers relate to his legislative work, particularly concerning Parochiaid, open housing, busing and abortion.
Dates: 1967 - 1972

Alexander Cook Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections: Com-Cr, Box 3, Folder: 5
Identifier: LP001511
Abstract Contains: minute book of UAW Federal Labor Union No. 18331 (Flint, Mich.); Small Processed Collection (SPC)
Dates: 1933 - 1934

Alexander Crosby Papers

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Identifier: LP001125
Abstract Alexander Crosby was an active member of the American Newspaper Guild Local 3 (New York City) and worked on the staff of the Labor Press. Mr. Crosby’s papers reflect his activities in Local 3.
Dates: 1933 - 1944; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1942

Alexander J. Walt Papers

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Identifier: WSP000732
Abstract Dr. Walt served as chief of surgery at Detroit Receiving Hospital and Harper Hospital from 1965 until 1988, serving as chair of the surgery department for the same time period, serving as assistant and associate dean of the department from 1965 until 1970. The collection includes his office files as well as his writing and memberships.
Dates: 1962 - 1996

Alfred and Rose Anderson Graphic Materials and Ephemera

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Identifier: LAV000602-19760914
Abstract Though collectively titled, the collection is largely that of Alfred Anderson. Mr. Anderson was an active member of Industrial Workers of the World and various Industrial Union locals during the 1920's, including Industrial Union 440. This small collection of artifacts and ephemera reflect his work with the union during that time.
Dates: circa 1919-1930

Alfred and Rose Anderson Papers

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Identifier: LP000602
Abstract Though collectively titled, the collection is largely that of Alfred Anderson. Mr. Anderson was an active member of Industrial Workers of the World and various Industrial Union locals during the 1920's. The collection reflects the activities of Industrial Union 440, and the IWW, and particularly the controversies at both the national level and within the Industrial Union 440 during 1924-1925 which ultimately caused Mr. Anderson to withdraw from active union participation.
Dates: 1905 - 1936; Majority of material found within 1924 - 1925

Alfred H. Whittaker Papers

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Identifier: UP000757
Abstract A founding member of the Detroit Metropolitan Rehabilitation Institute, Dr. Alfred Whittaker practiced medicine at several Detroit hospitals and was active in various metropolitan Detroit organizations, serving as a president of Future Detroit Inc. Citizens’ Housing and Planning Council and on the Wayne State University Board of Governors. Dr. Whittaker’s papers relate to his work with Future Detroit Inc.
Dates: 1940 - 1954

All-Peoples Congress Records

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Identifier: UR000959
Abstract National organizations and grassroots neighborhood groups met at the All-Peoples Congress in Detroit in 1981 to protest Reagan administration programs and policies. The collection consists of flyers, pamphlets, newsletters, and newspapers distributed by various advocacy groups at the All Peoples Congress.
Dates: 1981

All Unions Committee to Shorten the Work Week Records

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections: A - Bo, Box 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: LR000880
Abstract Records of the proceedings of the First National All Unions Committee to Shorten the Work Week held in Dearborn, Michigan on April 11, 1978. Frank R. Runnels, president of United Auto Workers Local 22 served as president of the Committee.
Dates: 1978

Alma Harrington Young Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WSP002648
Abstract The professional papers of Dr. Alma Harrington Young, former Dean of the Wayne State University College of Urban, Labor, and Metropolitan Affairs. These papers illustrate the profession and contributions that Dr. Young made while she was in Detroit and at Wayne State University as well as her career previous to this at the University of New Orleans and her service to the Port of New Orleans. Alma Harrington Young was appointed Dean of the College of Urban, Labor and Metropolitan Affairs (CULMA)...
Dates: 1990-1999

ALPA Alexandria Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000247_Alex
Abstract This collection is composed mainly of correspondence, meetings and reports involving United Airlines and also of Capital Airlines before its merger with United.
Dates: 1940 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1969

ALPA Atlanta, Georgia Field Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000247_ATL
Abstract Records of the office representing the interests of ALPA in the Atlanta, Georgia area. These records contain information on airline mergers, air traffic controllers strike, and skyjacking. Some of the material found are technical reports of a variety of subjects. Of particular interest are records relating to significant changes in aircraft passenger compartment design. Material documenting ALPA's role in human rights protests can also be found here.
Dates: 1949 - 1985; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1971

ALPA Chicago/Rosemont UAL MEC Records

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Identifier: LR002200
Abstract The ALPA Chicago/Rosemont UAL MEC Records were deposited in sections over time. The earliest deposit date was March 1980 and the most recent being November 2004. The records in this collection mainly focus on the meeting minutes of the United Airlines Master Executive Council (UAL MEC) from the 1960s to the early 1990s. Also included is correspondence on other topics such as strikes. The subjects in this collection are arranged primarily by date and then alphabetically when necessary.
Dates: 1963 - 1992

ALPA Contracts

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Identifier: LR002541
Abstract Part 1: The ALPA Contracts are a collection of pilot contracts ALPA negotiated by airline. Ranging from 1939 with their first agreement with American Airlines, to the mid-1980s the contracts reflect the many changes the airline industry went through during ALPA’s first fifty years. Included are letters of agreements, memos of understanding, letters, mediation and arbitration agreements, and other negotiation materials. Part 2: The ALPA Contracts Part 2 are a collection of pilot...
Dates: 1939 - 1987; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

ALPA Contracts: Airline Employees

 Collection
Identifier: LR002540
Abstract The ALPA Contracts: Airline Employees collection is made up of contracts for agents, clerical employees, clerks, communications employees, airline employees, flight dispatchers, flight engineers, flight instructors, flight simulator operators, flight superintendents, food service employees, maintenance employees, mechanics, meteorologists, navigators, passenger service employees, port stewards, ramp servicemen, security employees, and station employees from various U.S. airlines from the 1940s...
Dates: 1939 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1959 - 1967

ALPA Contracts: Flight Attendants

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Identifier: LR002539
Abstract The ALPA Contracts: Flight Attendants collection is made up of flight attendant, steward and stewardess, and air hostess contracts from various U.S. airlines from the 1940s to the 1970s. Included are contracts, letters of agreement, side letters, memorandums of understanding, and other negotiations, negotiated by the Air Line Pilots Association, the Canadian Air Line Flight Attendant’s Association, the Air Line Stewards and Stewardesses Association, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters,...
Dates: 1947 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1970

ALPA Dallas Contract Administration Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000247-19830830
Abstract The ALPA Dallas Contract Administration Records chronicle the activities of Local Executive Council (LEC) #42, which represented the employees of Mid-Continent Airlines, and later Braniff International, when the companies merged in 1952. The records contain such materials as contract agreements, correspondence, as well as Council #42 and Master Executive Council (MEC) meeting minutes. Subjects covered include a proposed merger between Braniff and Pacific Southwest Airlines, and Braniff’s...
Dates: 1948-1983

ALPA Governing Bodies: Board of Directors Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR000247_BOD
Abstract The collection contains meeting transcripts and related materials of the Air Line Pilots Association Board of Directors.
Dates: 1932 - 2009

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Detroit Symphony Orchestra 24
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Wurf, Jerry, 1919-1981 24
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College of the City of Detroit 22
Merrill-Palmer Institute 21
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National Association of Letter Carriers (U.S.) 20
Shanker, Albert 20
Young, Coleman A. 20
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Detroit Public Schools 19
Wayne State University. College of Education 19
United Foundation (Detroit, Mich.) 18
United Community Services of Metropolitan Detroit 17
American Federation of Labor 16
Sweeney, John J. 16
Bluestone, Irving 15
Lucy, William, 1933- 15
Woodcock, Leonard 15
American Civil Liberties Union 14
Chrysler Corporation 14
Smith, Mike (Michael O.) 14
United States. National War Labor Board (1942-1945) 14
Wayne State University. School of Medicine 14
Zander, Arnold S. (Arnold Scheuer), 1901-1975 14
Ford Motor Company 13
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Meany, George, 1894-1980 12
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National Organization for Women 11
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United States. Works Progress Administration 11
Chapman, Gordon Warner, 1907- 10
East, Dennis 10
Mason, Philip P. (Philip Parker Mason) 10
McEntee, Gerald W. 10
National Education Association of the United States 10
United Steelworkers 10
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.) 9
Detroit Free Press Co. 9
Detroit Teachers College 9
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Detroit Branch 9
National Farm Worker Ministry (U.S.) 9
Newspaper Guild 9
Socialist Workers Party 9
Textile Workers Union of America 9
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 8
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 8
Detroit (Mich.). Board of Education 8
Detroit College of Medicine 8
International Confederation of Free Trade Unions 8
Michigan State AFL-CIO 8
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities 8
American Newspaper Guild 7
Ames, Joseph Lynn, 1925- 7
Brookwood Labor College (Katonah, N.Y.) 7
Cordtz, Richard 7
Gotbaum, Victor, 1921-2015 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
Bieber, Owen 6
Boggs, Grace Lee 6
Detroit Federation of Teachers 6
Detroit Junior College 6
Hilberry, Clarence B. 6
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Ford Local 600 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
Stern, Andy 6
United States. National Mediation Board 6
AFSCME. International Convention 5
Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee 5
Association of Catholic Trade Unionists 5
Association of Urban Universities 5
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Ciampa, P.J. 5
Communication Workers of America 5
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