Frank Borman is well known as the commander of the first lunar orbit mission, Apollo 8, and as the Chief Executive Officer of Eastern Airlines from 1975-1986. The Frank Borman Papers, circa 1968-1989, contain office files and correspondence once held in the Office of the President at Eastern Airline's headquarters in Miami, Florida.
1961-1989; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1986
National contract negotiations between AFL-CIO Railway Employees’ Department and the carriers’ National Railway Conference stalled in 1966. In early 1967, the Presidential Emergency Board (No. 169) failed settle the dispute, leading to a brief strike by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers on July 15-17, 1967, ended by the Congressional creation of a special board that would impose a settlement in September. The International Association of Machinists and...
1952, 1966-1969; Majority of material found within 1967
IAMAW Local Lodge 37 was chartered on July 11, 1899, and dissolved in the late 1980s. Its records relate to the day-to-day activities of a major New Orleans union and its relationship to the International headquarters, and include constitutions, bylaws, minutes, correspondence, agreement reports, financial records, membership cards and artifacts.
1906-1987; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1980
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local Lodge 480 of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, also known as the Atomic Local 480, was chartered in 1946. The community of Oak Ridge was developed in 1942 and managed by the Army of the United States to facilitate production of the Atomic bomb for the Manhattan Project during World War II. The Oak Ridge community was kept secret until WWII was over; the union was then formed under the AFL-CIO. The Atomic Local 480 dealt with issues...
1938-2010; Majority of material found within 1952 - 1987
The collection consists of papers of W. J. "Bill" Usery from 1940, 1942, 1952-2004. The International Association of Machinists series (1940, 1952-1969) documents Usery's involvement and participation with labor unions and the arbitration process. The United States Government series (1969-1977) pertains to Usery's government career, while the Bill Usery Associates series contains material relating to Usery's labor-management negotiation firm in Washington, DC. The Client and Mediation Files...