John Zaremba Papers

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Mr. Zaremba was an early leader of the Automotive Industrial Workers' Association and took an active part in the formation of Dodge Local 3 of the UAW. Minutes, correspondence, clippings, and other files document early union activities at the Chrysler Corporation, especially the Dodge Main Plant. Topics covered include the Chrysler 1937 Sit-Down and the 1939 Strike; the Wayne County Industrial Union Council; the Civil Rights Federation; and union education programs. Among the correspondents are George Addes, George Edwards, Richard Frankensteen, John L. Lewis, Homer Martin, Philip Murray, and R.J. Thomas. An oral history interview with Mr. Zaremba is available.

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