AFT Local 698: East Detroit Federation of Teachers Records

Accession Number: 
LR000256
Extent: 
4 linear feet (8 MB)
Date: 
1953-1964

Teachers of East Detroit, Michigan, were first organized into the American Federation of Teachers in 1942, as members of the Macomb County Federation of Teachers, Local 698. The papers of the EDFT, beginning in 1953, include correspondence, minutes, constitutions, school board policy papers, and material on collective bargaining, co-ops, financial statements, conferences, grievances, merit rating, millage campaigns, strikes, mediation, insurance, retirement, and other matters of interest to teachers. Correspondents include Henry Linne, Carl Megel, Mary Ellen Riordan, Harold Ryan, and August Scholle.

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