Illinois Federation of Teachers and Union of Professional Employees File, 1969-74
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Brief Description: Files of the Union of Professional Employees (UPE) accumulated by president and vice-president Thomas Krueger including material related to the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), Illinois Federation of Teachers (IFT), National Coalition for Teacher Unity and The Assistants Union.  The series includes articles on the university budget, collective bargaining, faculty salaries, John Hirschfeld, Levis Faculty Center and the 1972 Illinois gubernatorial campaign; correspondence with Richard Ogilvie, Dan Walker, state legislators, university administrators and the Board of Trustees and material on the movement for a collective bargaining unit, recruitment and membership, newsletters, the Robert Byars and Louis Gold cases and impeachment.  This series also includes files realating to activities of the UPE in 1980-81.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at]
Record Series Number: 48/1/11
Created by: Union of Professional Employees
Volume: 1.0 cubic feet
Acquired: 7/9/74, 6/2005
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Arrangement: Chronological, then alaphabetical by topic
Subject Index
American Federation of Teachers
Collective Bargaining
Faculty Benefits
Faculty Salaries
Levis Faculty Center
Union of Professional Employees
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]