Maurice Sugar Papers

Accession Number: 
LP000232
Extent: 
60.5 linear feet (117 MB, 2 SB)
Date: 
1907-1989

Chief counsel for the UAW from 1937 to 1946, Mr. Sugar's career as a labor lawyer began in 1916. The items in this collection pertain to his song, Sit Down, a favorite of the sit-downers of the mid-1930's. Subjects include: UAW legal matters; UAW factionalism; Ford Hunger March; HUAC; radical politics.

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