Records of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America organizers, 1937-2003.

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United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. Organizing Dept. Records of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America organizers, 1937-2003.

Records of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America organizers, 1937-2003.

This collection contains a variety of information regarding the UE's organizing efforts and provides background on the organizers who worked for the union. Included are applications completed by prospective organizers, as well as reports and correspondence which detail organizing activities at specific plants and companies.

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Sentner, William.

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DeMaio, Ernest.

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Markland, Lemuel.

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Barry, Walter E.

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United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America

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District 7 of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) consisted of locals throughout Ohio and are now part of the UE's Eastern Region. From the description of UE National Office records relating to District 7 and District 7 locals, 1936-1990s. (University of Pittsburgh). WorldCat record id: 767644242 District 5 of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) consisted of locals throughout Canada. From the description...

Davis, David

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Stasik, Margaret Darin.

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Margaret Darin was born in 1908. Darin grew up in Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania, a town east of Pittsburgh, and went to work for Westinghouse Electric in East Pittsburgh in c. 1929, as an assembler. Though she had not gone to high school, Darin was chosen to attend the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers and the Brookwood Labor College. These were experiences she valued highly in later years. Darin was heavily involved in the organizing campaign when the movement to create a union in the West...

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The United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (UE) formed in 1936 and was one of the first labor unions to affiliate with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO). Between 1937 and 1962, James J. Matles, the national Director of Organization, hired men and women with union organizing experience to form new locals across the United States and Canada with the charge to increase union membership. Organizers also made locals aware of UE policies so that they would become product...

Quinn, Thomas J.

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Thomas J. Quinn was born August 10, 1917 in Pittsburgh, Pa.From 1940 to 1954 he worked as an arc welder at the East Pittsburgh plant of Westinghouse. In 1940 Quinn joined the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (UE). From 1944-47 he served as a section steward in UE local 601 at the Westinghouse plant in East Pittsburgh. Quinn ran for the Pennsylvania Legislature on the Progressive Party ticket headed by Henry Wallace in 1948. By 1949, Quinn's active participation in the left...

Gruber, Samuel.

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Holocaust survivor. From the description of With the Jewish partisans in Poland, 1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155453708 ...

Riskin, Benjamin.

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Matles, James J.

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Rivers, Charles, solicitor

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Young, Ruth

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Emspak, Julius, 1904-1962

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Union official. From the description of Reminiscences of Julius Emspak : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309734515 ...