UAW Local 833 records, 1897-1965, (bulk 1933-1960).

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International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America. Local 833 (Kohler, Wis.). UAW Local 833 records, 1897-1965, (bulk 1933-1960).

UAW Local 833 records, 1897-1965, (bulk 1933-1960).

Correspondence, statements, legal documents, resolutions, and other materials related to UAW Local 833.

51 linear ft. (103 boxes) + 19 scrapbooks.

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