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Name and Subject Files, 1943-2004

Identifier: Sub-subseries 2:

Scope and Contents note

Sub-subseries 2 is an alphabetical arrangement of folders related to entities and people from 1962 when Usery was Grand Lodge Representative to the late 1990s with his role in Bill Usery and Associates and as mediator. Noteworthy groups of folders are arranged alphabetically, then chronologically. Subject areas include: the American Productivity Center, 1984-1985, 1988-1989; the Department of Labor's 75th Anniversary and 20th Reunion; the Joint Venture involving the New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc. (NUMMI), which was the conglomeration between General Motors and Toyota Motor Corporation (The two jointly manufactured compact cars for the United States with the very specific task of building a limited quantity of one specific model of automobile in a period of twelve years); The Negotiated Investment Strategy (NIS) was conceived as a way to deal with the problems of local communities through formal process of negotiation between representatives of the federal, state and local levels of government. NIS experiments were conducted by Charles F. Kettering Foundation and Usery and Associates in the early 1980's with the Chicago Federal Regional Council in three cities: St. Paul, Minnesota; Columbus, Ohio; and Gary Indiana. Usery was a Co- Commissioner of both the Coal Commission and the Commission on the Future of Worker-Management Relations (1993-1995). Mining files are arranged alphabetically by the name of the coal company within the subject areas.


  • 1943-2004

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.


12.5 Linear Feet (in 30 boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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