Victor Reuther Papers

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Correspondence, speeches, and clippings related to organizing auto workers in Indiana and to personnel changes in the UAW, preserved by Mr. Reuther, who was active in organizing auto workers in Detroit and Flint (1936-37). He was UAW director of organization for Indiana (1937); organizer and officer of Detroit West Side Local 174; assistant director of the UAW's War Policy Division; member of the War Manpower Commission and the War Production Board; UAW director of education (1946-51); and currently is director of the UAW Department for International Affairs. Mob violence and vigilantes during the Anderson Strike of 1937; the LaFollette Committee; and UAW factionalism are discussed. Correspondents include George Addes, Homer Martin, Roy Reuther, Walter Reuther, Maurice Sugar, and Mary Heaton Vorse. Additional files of Mr. Reuther may be found under the appropriate UAW department collections listed in this guide. An oral history interview with Mr. Reuther is also available.

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