Arthur Hughes papers, 1936-1978, (bulk 1949-1973).


Arthur Hughes papers, 1936-1978, (bulk 1949-1973).

Correspondence, reports, memoranda, notes, minutes, clippings, and other materials, relating to Arthur Hughes, Chrysler strikes, UAW Local 140, UAW-Chrysler negotiations, dissident labor groups, pensions, insurance, pre-retirement counselling, leadership education, supplemental unemployment benefits.

25.5 linear ft. (51 boxes)

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