Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains scrapbooks from the 1955 Delaware County Economic Conference sponsored by the United Auto Workers and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (UAW-CIO) and the 1958-1959 Surplus Food Program. Also includes photographs of union strikes and photographs of prominent politicians campaigning in Indiana, including Lyndon B. Johnson and John F. Kennedy.
The collection consists largely of photocopies of company president Rodney Tetrault’s scrapbook, which included news clippings and photographs documenting violence during the attempt to unionize Indiana Refrigeration Lines drivers. The scrapbook itself was not salvageable, but items, including some correspondence and strike benefit payment stubs, were removed and are included in the collection. Photographs from the scrapbook are in PSC 281.
The index lists labor organizations in Muncie from the late-19th through the early 20th century. Information includes name of organization, union leaders, and meeting information (when available). Information is drawn in part from Muncie City Directories.
This collection consists of three political posters from the 1980s promoting the Independent Self-governing Labour Union "Solidarity", a Polish trade union established in 1980 by Lech Walesa.
The collection includes the Robert D. Snider's papers including his daybooks, correspondence, memos, and records. Proceedings of the Indiana State Masonry conferences (1960-1978), yearbooks (1970-1982) and the constitution and by-laws of the Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen-Local 19 of Indiana of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen AFL-CIO Jurisdiction are also included.
This collection includes papers, books, newsletters and newspaper clippings relating to the AFL-CIO, GM-UAW, UAW-CIO, and Local 499 in Muncie, Indiana ranging from 1940-2005.