UAW Local 212 Records

Accession Number: 
LR000076
Extent: 
38.5 linear feet (61 MB, 8 SB)
Date: 
1937-1965

UAW Local 212 represented workers of the Briggs Corporation, an automobile supplier eventually purchased by Chrysler Corporation. There were numerous company and union conflicts as well as factional union conflicts which mirrored the struggles within the UAW at large. Their records document shopfloor conditions, organizing, elections, and contract negotiations in the various plants serviced by the local.

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