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Labor leaders

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 77 Collections and/or Records:

Peter J. Conlon family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L2006-20
Abstract: Peter J. Conlon was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1869 and raised in Springfield, Illinois. He joined the International Association of Machinists in 1890 and served as an early organizer for the union. In 1895 he was elected to its General Executive Board. He later served the IAM as First Vice President, General Organizer, and Vice President for the United States before his death in March 1931. The collection consists of books, bound journals, photographs, posters, and artifacts, primarily...
Dates: 1889-1964

Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization records, Central Office Files [Series VI]

 Series
Identifier: L1986-45_06
Abstract The Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) was formed in 1968 to represent the interests of federally employed air traffic controllers and was dissolved in 1981, after a strike against the United States government resulted in all PATCO members being fired from their Federal Aviation Administration jobs. This finding aid (number 6 of 18) describes Series VI, Central Office Files, 1967-1984 (30 linear feet of records in 71 boxes), records of the administrative office in...
Dates: 1957-1985

Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization records, Director's files [Series IV]

 Series
Identifier: L1986-45_04
Abstract: The Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) was formed in 1968 to represent the interests of federally employed air traffic controllers and was dissolved in 1981, after a strike against the United States government resulted in all PATCO members being fired from their Federal Aviation Administration jobs. This finding aid (number 4 of 18) describes Series IV, Director's Files, 1960-1982 (12 linear feet of records in 29 boxes), which contains the records of PATCO's Director of...
Dates: 1957-1985

Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization records, Executive Vice President's files [Series II]

 Series
Identifier: L1986-45_02
Abstract: The Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) was formed in 1968 to represent the interests of federally employed air traffic controllers and was dissolved in 1981, after a strike against the United States government resulted in all PATCO members being fired from their Federal Aviation Administration jobs. This finding aid (number 2 of 18) describes Series II, Executive Vice President's Files, 1972-1981 (4.25 linear feet of records in 10 boxes). The Executive Vice President was...
Dates: 1957-1985

Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization records, President's files [Series I]

 Series
Identifier: L1986-45_01
Abstract: The Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) was formed in 1968 to represent the interests of federally employed air traffic controllers and was dissolved in 1981, after a strike against the United States government resulted in all PATCO members being fired from their Federal Aviation Administration jobs. This finding aid (number 1 of 18) describes Series I, President's Files, 1968-1982 (14.5 linear feet of records in 35 boxes), documenting the officers and committees of PATCO...
Dates: 1957-1985

Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization records, Regional Vice President's files [Series III]

 Series
Identifier: L1986-45_03
Abstract: The Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) was formed in 1968 to represent the interests of federally employed air traffic controllers and was dissolved in 1981, after a strike against the United States government resulted in all PATCO members being fired from their Federal Aviation Administration jobs. This finding aid (number 3 of 18) describes Series III, Regional Vice President's Files, 1968-1978 (1 linear foot of records in 3 boxes), which pertains to the southeastern...
Dates: 1957-1985

Robert Haynes International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers collection

 Collection
Identifier: L2015-22
Abstract The Robert Haynes International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Collection, 1970-1996, consists of legal documents, pamphlets, periodicals, training materials, and benefits plans. Robert Haynes was a labor leader within both the IAMAW, Local Lodge 1650 and IAMAW and Air Transport District Lodge 142 with managed the workers for TWA airlines.
Dates: 1970-1996

Roy Groenert papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1973-50
Abstract: Roy Groenert, former president of United Textile Workers Local 2563, was Director of Organization for the UTWA. Groenert's papers illuminate his interests in local union affairs, in organizing, and in the UTWA's suit which brought enforcement of the no-raid pacts signed after the merger of the AFL-CIO.
Dates: 1941-1973

Southern Labor Archives biography files

 Collection
Identifier: L-Biography Files
Abstract: The Southern Labor Archives Biography Files are an artificial collection of printed material, such as clippings, programs, and flyers amalgamated by the Southern Labor Archives staff to provide information on local, state, and national labor leaders important to the various holdings in the Southern Labor Archives.
Dates: circa 1970s-1990s

Stanton E. Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1976-30
Abstract: Stanton E. Smith (born 1905) was a labor leader in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He served as President of the Tennessee Federation of Labor and of the Tennessee State Labor Council. Smith's papers, 1938-1973, are comprised primarily of correspondence and other documents relating to his duties in those organizations, the Chattanooga Central Labor Union, and the Southern Labor School. The papers also include photographs and printed material.
Dates: 1938-1973

Tom Backus papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1982-16
Abstract: The papers of Tom Backus, 1966-1981, contain both personal and professional information regarding his affiliation with the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union, Local 72, and the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry.
Dates: 1966-1981

United Steelworkers of America, District 35 records

 Collection
Identifier: L1974-34
Abstract: The United Steelworkers of America, District 35 records date 1940-1973, when the district included Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia. The records consist of correspondence, minutes, financial documents, legal documents, and printed material.
Dates: 1940-1973

Virginia State AFL-CIO records

 Collection
Identifier: L1976-15
Abstract: The records of the Virginia State AFL-CIO, 1947-1976, consist primarily of minutes, directories, memoranda, contracts, correspondence and lists of both affiliated and non-affiliated local unions in Virginia.
Dates: 1947-1976

Voices of Labor Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: L1995-12
Content Description The Voices of Labor Oral History Project consists of 49 oral history interviews. The interviews are with labor union members and cover their lives, upbringings, and work in the labor movement.
Dates: 1995, 2002-2016

W. J. Usery, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: L1985-12
Abstract: 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...
Dates: 1940, 1952-2004

William "Bill" Roberts collection

 Collection
Identifier: L1975-12
Abstract: The collection of William "Bill" Roberts contains telegrams, bulletins and letters relating to a strike of the Fisher Body Employees in 1936.
Dates: 1936, 1948

William N. Jenkins collection

 Collection
Identifier: L2002-07
Abstract: The collection consists primarily of artifacts and non-printed materials, collected through Jenkins' association with the UFCW (United Food and Commercial Workers) and the RCIA (Retail Clerks International Association) Local 1063. The bulk of these artifacts are plaques presented to Jenkins in recognition of his continual achievements in his field. Other artifacts include memorabilia from conventions, including convention brochures, as well as photographs.
Dates: 1949-1983