Michael A. Gorman papers 1920-1958

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Michael A. Gorman papers, 1920-1958

Michael A. Gorman papers 1920-1958

Editor of the Flint Journal. Correspondence and topical files concerning his newspaper career in Flint, the role of the Flint Journal in the development of the city, the General Motors sit-down strike of 1937, and the position of automobile industry to Flint; and photographs.

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