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Guide to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 282, FORE (Fear of Reprisal Ends) Records WAG.107

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
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New York, NY, 10012
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Collection processed by Jane Latour

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on March 29, 2012
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Local 282. FORE (Fear of Reprisal Ends).
Title: International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 282, Fear of Reprisal Ends (FORE) Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1970-1997
Abstract: In the mid-1970s, a small group of Teamsters organized a reform group in Local 282 of the IBT. Though the small group of reformers never never won a majority of votes in the Local, they engaged in a protracted and well-publicized campaign to clean up the corrupt practices of its Local officers. The pressure and visibility created by their efforts resulted in a series of convictions, resignations and trusteeships. The collection includes news clippings, rank and file platforms, fliers, FORE publications, election ballots, correspondence, legal documents, NLRB proceedings, documents related to Local 282, including indictments, newsletters and news clippings.
Quantity: 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Call Phrase: WAG.107