Delmond Garst Papers

Accession Number: 
LP000436
Extent: 
6 linear feet
Date: 
1934-1971, bulk 1938-1960

An early officer of UAW Local 25, General Motors (St. Louis), Mr. Garst later served on the UAW International Executive Board (1936-42). In 1942 he was named regional director for the CIO for Eastern Missouri and Southern Illinois. Mr. Garst is now a regional director for AFL-CIO Region 1 5, with offices in St. Louis. Correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and minutes of the UAW General Executive Board (1936-42); War Labor Board; Missouri plan for vocational education (1940); and Metropolitan Committee on Preparedness for National Defense are included in the collection. Topics include community involvement of a labor leader, organizing campaigns, and wage stabilization. Among the correspondents is Wayne Morse.

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