United Automobile Workers of America (UAW)

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The United Automobile Workers of America (UAW) is the primary union within the American automobile industry. Founded in 1935, the UAW became one of the most powerful unions in the United States, both on the shop floor and within the American polity.

The UAW quick link returns all content that has been tagged UAW, which currently contains collection abstracts, images and publications. Please note the pager at the bottom of this page. Please contact the Reuther Library to gain further information.

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Thomas Ward PapersAbstracts
Nat Weinberg PapersAbstracts
Morris Weisz PapersAbstracts
Nat Ganley and Saul Wellman PapersAbstracts
Marianna Wells PapersAbstracts
Mike Westfall PapersAbstracts
Charles White PapersAbstracts
Robert Wiederaenders PapersAbstracts
M.A. Williams PapersAbstracts
Jack Wilse PapersAbstracts
Robert Wright PapersAbstracts
Ronald W. Haughton PapersAbstracts
Cornelius J. Yaklin PapersAbstracts
Holgate Young PapersAbstracts
John Zaremba PapersAbstracts
2010: The Reuther Year in ReviewBlog entry
75 Years of Solidarity: A History of the UAWBlog entry
A Legacy Unspooled: Archival Research for Documentary FilmmakersBlog entry
African Americans and the UAWBlog entry
Alan Reuther: the UAW's Voice in WashingtonBlog entry
Battle of the OverpassBlog entry
Book Announcement: Punching OutBlog entry
Collection Spotlight: George C. Edwards, Jr. PapersBlog entry
Collection Spotlight: UAW Local 174 MuralBlog entry
Ernest Dillard PassingBlog entry
Event - GM Never Surrendered: The Paragraph 19E Controversy at UAW Local 653 during the 1960sBlog entry
Event Announcement: “Shifting Terrain: Work, Deindustrialization and Labor Relations in the Earthmoving Equipment Industry, 1967-2000” Blog entry
Event: “Assembly Line Housing: Walter P. Reuther, George Romney and Operation Breakthrough”Blog entry
General Gordon Baker, Jr.: A Detroit Revolutionary to the CoreBlog entry
In Memoriam — Winnie FraserBlog entry
New UAW Archivist, Gavin StrasselBlog entry
Reuther Library content used in new documentaryBlog entry
Subject Focus: Armistice Day and Veterans DayBlog entry
Subject Focus: Remembering the Flint Sit-DownBlog entry
Subject Focus: WDET in the UAW YearsBlog entry
Subject Focus: Women in Labor UnionsBlog entry
The 1972 Lordstown StrikeBlog entry
Walter P. Reuther on National HealthcareBlog entry
Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, from United Auto Workers Special Projects Department RecordsDocuments
Introduction to the UAW Archives and Instructions for Sending Records to the Walter P. Reuther LibraryDocuments
(11384) Meetings, National Council, United Automobile Workers Federal Labor Union, 1935Image
(25233) UAW Organizing, Violence, Battle of the Overpass, Dearborn, 1937Image
Edith Van Horn, UAW, Detroit, Michigan, 1963Image
Horace Sheffield, Shelton Tappes, Robert "Buddy" BattleImage
Letter from Walter P. Reuther to Senator Gaylord NelsonImage
Michael O. SmithImage
Portraits, Mildred Jeffrey, UndatedImage
(001) UAW Organizing, Reuther, Frankensteen, Battle of the Overpass, 1937Image
(281) Canadian UAW members, Coachella Valley, California Image
(304) African Americans; UAW organizing, Detroit, MichiganImage