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.

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UAW Women's Department: Dorothy Haener RecordsAbstracts
UAW Women's Department: Lillian Hatcher RecordsAbstracts
Fred Valle PapersAbstracts
Edith Van Horn PapersAbstracts
Albert Verri PapersAbstracts
Joe Walton PapersAbstracts
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
Brown Bag Talk: Kelly Goodman on "Taxing Limits: The Political Economy of American School Finance"Blog entry
Collection Spotlight: George C. Edwards, Jr. PapersBlog entry
Collection Spotlight: UAW Local 174 MuralBlog entry
Collection Spotlight: UAW Local 600 RecordsBlog entry
Constructing Apollo 11: UAW and the Space RaceBlog 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
In Memoriam: Owen Bieber (1929-2020)Blog entry
Jack Conway: A Career in ImagesBlog entry
New UAW Archivist, Gavin StrasselBlog entry
Panel Discussion - Organizing Auto Workers, Organizing their History: The UAW and the Walter P. Reuther Library at Wayne State University's SesquicentennialBlog entry
Remembering Walter and May ReutherBlog 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