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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UAW CAP Department Records Part II Now OpenBlog 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
(45977) Chrysler Sit-Down Strike, Women's Auxiliary, 1937Image
(45978) Chrysler Sit-Down Strike, Dodge Main, Women's Auxiliary, 1937Image
(45979) Chrysler Sit-Down Strike, Dodge Main, Women's Auxiliary, 1937Image
(46506) Nelson Mandela, Tiger Stadium, Detroit, 1990Image
(46507) Nelson Mandela, Tiger Stadium, Detroit, 1990Image
(46509) Nelson Mandela, Tiger Stadium, Detroit, 1990Image
(46510) Nelson Mandela, Crowds, 1990Image
(46511) Nelson Mandela, Ford Rouge Plant, Local 600, 1990Image
(46512) Nelson Mandela, Ford Rouge Plant, Local 600, 1990Image
(48493) Portraits, Catherine "Babe" Gelles, 1940sImage
(49505) Nelson Mandela, Detroit, Tiger Stadium 1990Image
(49508) Nelson Mandela, Tiger Stadium, Detroit, 1990Image
(vmc48900) Shelton Tappes, Portraits, UAW Local 600, 1948Image
Bumper stickerImage
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
Register to vote flyerImage
Walter and May ReutherImage
Walter Reuther, Martin Luther King, Jr., and May ReutherImage
(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
(357) Doug Fraser, Coretta Scott King, SEMCAP, Detroit, MichiganImage
(358) Doug Fraser, CAP, Eleanor Norton Holmes, Washington, DCImage
(362) Walter Reuther marches with striking farm workersImage
(362) Walter Reuther, Larry Itliong, Cesar Chavez, CaliforniaImage
(363) Walter Reuther, Cesar Chavez, California, 1960sImage
(364) Recreation, Bowling Tournament, Detroit, MichiganImage
(366) UAW FEPC, staff, Detroit, MichgianImage
(367) William Oliver, FEPC, Grand Rapids, MichiganImage
(368) Walter Reuther, William Oliver, FEPC, Grand Rapids, MichiganImage
(370) Organizing, Ford, Detroit, MichgianImage
(764) Conventions, Elections, Reuther, Atlantic CIty, New Jersey, 1946Image
(792) Walter and May ReutherImage
(822) May and Walter ReutherImage
(826) Reuther, Woodcock, Conventions, Cleveland, Ohio, 1955Image
(979) UAW Region 1, Women's Department, conferenceImage
(980) Doug Fraser, Irving Bluestone, Ken MorrisImage
(3060) Harry Bennett, Kefauver Crime Commission, Hearings, Detroit, 1948Image
(3209) D’Arrigo Boycott, 1973.Image
(3711) Assembly line, Nash-Kelvinator, Milwaukee, WisconsinImage