Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Other terms: trade unions, industrial unions, organized labor, labor organizations.
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents note This collection documents eight years, between 1971 and 1978, of Michigan AFSCME-AFL/CIO Councils #7, 11, and 25 records. The collection includes: correspondence to and from Joseph Healy, union president at the time; grievances; promotion demands; union member demands and management proposals; amendments and resolutions; Michigan university agreement books; local and council minutes and bylaws; council constitution; convention proceedings; authorization for union dues; seniority lists; booklets...
Dates: 1971 - 1978
Collection — Box 26-04-01
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of a taped oral interview with Geraldine Defant conducted by Jennifer Grondin on March 26, 1990, and includes an interview transcription. Of particular note is the interview's coverage of the 1949 H.W. Gossard Company Garment Workers Strike in Ishpeming, Michigan. The collection also includes copies of a scrapbook and photographs. The collection's materials cover the range between 1946-1990.
Dates: 1946 - 1990
Scope and Content Note This collection documents the activities of Iron Workers Local 783. The collection consists of by-laws, meeting minutes, contracts, correspondence, financial records, audits, Pension Fund, Benefit Fund, and Health and Welfare Trust records. The collection also includes election information. The significant components of the collection are the by-laws, contracts, and a complete set of membership meeting minutes since 1957.Bylaws and Meeting Minutes, 1957-1997 Records include a...
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, financial reports, correspondence, event programs and schedules, meeting minutes, math placement scores, problem sets, Seaborg Summer Academy participant personal information, and evaluations. The items included document the activities of the AAUP, the Summer Institute for the Arts and Sciences, Seaborg Summer Science Academy, Visiting Lecturer Series Program, and Math Department Records. The collection also includes published works of Dr. Kiltinen....
Dates: 1968-1993; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1990
Scope and Contents MSS-398 consists of the personal papers of Jon "Jack" LaSalle from the 1980s and 1990s. They include papers from his time on the Marquette County Labor Council, the Upper Peninsula Labor Management Council, the Marquette County Democratic Party and more.
Dates: 1986 - 2000
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the recent history of the Marquette County Labor Council, the Northern Michigan University Labor Advisory and Planning Committee, the Iron Workers Local 783, the Upper Peninsula Labor Management Council, the Economic Development Corporation, and the Marquette County Democratic Party. Records include correspondence, handwritten notes, convention records, mailing lists, memoranda, records relation to political activity and union organizing, project records,...
Dates: 1960 - 2002
Scope and Contents Note This collection documents the history of the Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters Local 1510 chapter. Records include correspondence, books, minutes, brochures roll call books, cash books, and various financial material. The membership meeting minutes and publications file are the most significant components of the collection. The collection's materials date from 1903 to 1995.
Dates: 1903 -1995; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1982
Collection — Box 04-05-04
Scope and Contents note The collection contains documents related to both O'Dell's personal life and his professional life, including correspondence, event and committee files, photographs, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and publications. There is also a file of correspondence and other material related to Lavinia Spindler, who worked at Western Michigan University. While there is nothing to indicate exactly why O'Dell had Spindler's materials, he does refer to an Aunt Lavinia in some of his personal...
Dates: 1896 - 1997
Scope and Content Note The McClellan papers offer excellent documentation of the faculty organization and agitation for union recognition in the early 1970s. The collection also offers insight into the establishment of the AAUP after becoming the collective bargaining unit for the faculty at Northern Michigan University. McClellan was the informal faculty advisor for the Black Student Union, and his papers include records documenting the black student sit-in of the dean of students office in 1969. Records include,...
Dates: 1963 - 1985
Scope and Contents note This collection documents Ernest "Ernie" Ronn's activity as a union organizer and labor leader for the United Steel Workers headquartered in Negaunee, Michigan. The collection includes photographs, personal memorabilia, books on labor history, manuscripts of his memoirs, and correspondence. The collection also includes an oral history interview conducted by Dr. Russell M. Magnaghi on December 15, 1998. A new accession to the original collection includes memorabilia, photographs, awards,...
Dates: 1946 - 1999
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the history of Sheet Metal Workers' International Association Local 94 chapter from its beginning in Menominee County, Wisconsin through its move to Marquette County, Michigan. The collection contains a complete set of membership meeting minutes, business agent correspondence, financial and budget material, roll call books, apprenticeship training records, and grievance records. The materials date between 1947 and 1982.
Dates: 1947-1982; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1982
United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Local 2178 (Technical, Office and Professional) Union records
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the history of the United Automobile Workers (UAW) Local 2178 (Technical, Office and Professional) Union on the Northern Michigan University campus in Marquette, Michigan. Records include correspondence, reports and studies, agendas, minutes, newsletters, grievance records, hearing records, and salary data. The collection's materials date from 1970 to 1997.
Dates: 1970 - 1997
Scope and Contents Note This collection provides extensive documentation on the management of an active labor union in the southern Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The collection consists of correspondence, contract records, meeting minutes, reports, financial records, and publications dated from 1916 to 2009. Of particular note are the verbatim minutes for contract negotiations in 1986 and 1989. The collection also contains a complete set of regular monthly meetings of the membership, 1977-1982. Also included in...
Dates: 1916 - 2009
Scope and Content Note This collection documents the recent history of the Upper Peninsula Building and Construction Trades, from 1973 until 1996. The collection includes correspondence, reference material, publicity materials, agendas, minutes, meeting notes, political records, organizing records. Major topics include the Shopko and Econofoods boycotts, Geriatic Care, Labor - Management Council, the prevailing wage, and struggles with non-union shops. The collection provides various information...
Dates: 1973-1996; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1996
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