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American Postal Workers Union: Moe Biller Records

Call Number

WAG.099

Date

1930-2001, inclusive

Creator

American Postal Workers Union
American Postal Workers Union (Role: Donor)
Biller, Moe, 1915-2003 (Role: Donor)
Burrus, William (Role: Donor)

Extent

15.75 Linear Feet in 7 record boxes, 4 flat oversize boxes, and 1 exhibit case.

Language of Materials

Materials are in English

Abstract

Moe Biller served as president of the New York Metro Area Postal Union (originally the Postal Union of Manhattan-Bronx Clerks) from 1959 to 1980. As local president, Biller led the New York City union through the hard-fought national postal strike of 1970. From 1980 until his retirement in 2001, Biller was president of the American Postal Workers Union. This collection is composed of selected APWU presidential files, documentation of an oral history project carried out by retirees of the New York Metro Area Postal Union in the late 1970s, as well as a selection of printed items, including photographs and protest materials, as well as numerous physical artifacts in the form of plaques and awards.

Historical/Biographical Note

Morris "Moe" Biller was born in New York City on November 15, 1915. He attended Brooklyn College and City College and began working in the Postal Service in 1937 as a substitute clerk. Except for wartime service in the military, Biller spent the rest of his life in the Postal Service and as a postal union leader. He held almost every position within his local union (National Federation of Postal Clerks, Local 10) before the local broke away to become the Manhattan-Bronx Postal Workers, a local of the newly formed National Postal Clerks Union. Biller became president of the new local, 25,000 members strong, in 1959 and led the local through the so-called Great Postal Strike of 1970. This national strike lasted eight days and resulted in the Postal Reorganization Act of 1970, creating the U.S. Postal Service and granting its employees collective bargaining rights. In 1971 the National Postal Clerks Union joined with four other postal unions to become the American Postal Workers Union. Biller's local took on its present name, the New York Metro Area Postal Union, in 1973; the new name reflected the inclusion of the New York Bulk and Foreign Mail Center and the North Jersey Facility in the local's bargaining unit.

Biller was elected president of the American Postal Workers Union in 1980, and carried his activist style into this new arena. He was a long-time supporter of the civil rights movement and of women's efforts to advance in the labor movement. He served on the boards of numerous charitable organizations, including the March of Dimes and United Way, and sat on the boards of university labor studies programs at Cornell University and Empire State College. Biller's personal interest in labor history was exemplified in the cooperation he offered to the Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives at New York University, to the Tenement Museum on New York's Lower East Side, and to a number of labor history oral history and film projects. It was with his full and enthusiastic support that Dana Schechter embarked on her project to document the history of the New York Metro Area Postal Union through interviews with and by the local's retirees. On his retirement Biller returned to live in his beloved New York City; he died in New York on September 5, 2003.

Sources:

Walsh, John and Garth Mangum, Labor Struggle in the Post Office: From Selective Lobbying to Collective Bargaining (New York: M. E. Sharpe, 1992).

Arrangement

The American Postal Workers Union: Moe Biller Files are arranged into four series, the first two of which are processed.

The series are as follows:

Missing Title

  1. Subject Files, 1930-2001
  2. Oral History Project Files: New York Metro Area Postal Union, 1962-1983
  3. Photographs
  4. Artifacts

Files within each series are ordered alphabetically.

Scope and Content Note

This collection documents the American Postal Workers Union from the perspective of its former president, Moe Biller. Biller was a long-time labor activist and also an active civil rights supporter. The American Postal Workers Union: Moe Biller Records contain materials documenting the health and safety hazards posed to postal workers, as well as the union's energetic attempts to improve working conditions. Also included are a range of records and printed ephemera documenting the Depression-era history of U.S. postal workers and their organizations.

During his tenure as president of the American Postal Workers Union from 1980 until approximately 2001, Biller actively advanced labor history in New York City through his philanthropic support of numerous charitable organizations and educational institutions. The American Postal Workers Union: Moe Biller Records contain significant paper-based and photographic documentation, as well as artifactual evidence of Biller's career with the Postal Service, and his legacy.

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Any rights (including copyright and related rights to publicity and privacy) held by the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) were transferred to New York University in 2001 by William Burrus on behalf of APWU. Permission to publish or reproduce materials in this collection must be secured from Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Archives. Please contact tamiment.wagner@nyu.edu, (212) 998-2630.

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date; American Postal Workers Union: Moe Biller Records; WAG 099; box number; folder number;
Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) president Moe Biller at the time of his retirement in the fall of 2001. The donation was confirmed by incoming president William Burrus. The accession numbers associated with this gift are 2001.198 and 2001.199.

Custodial History

Moe Biller's life-long interest in the preservation of labor history inspired him to mark his retirement from the American Postal Workers Union by donating a selection of his presidential files, as well as his personal collection of memorabilia, signed photographs, posters, and books on postal union history to the Robert Wagner Labor Archives at New York University. Incoming APWU president William Burrus confirmed the donation and designated the Robert Wagner Labor Archives as the official repository for APWU records at the same time. In 2001, the union also transferred to NYU a body of records documenting the New York Metro Area Postal Union oral history project; these were apparently given to Biller during his tenure as New York Metro president.

Related Material at the Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

American Postal Workers Union Photograph and Memorabilia Collection (inquire at reference desk)
New York Metro Area Postal Union Photographs (PHOTOS 011)
New York Metro Area Postal Union Records (WAG 103)

Collection processed by

Ted Casselman, 2009.

About this Guide

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2023-08-20 16:28:01 -0400.
Using Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language: Description is in English.

Processing Information Note

During initial processing, photographs and artifactual materials were established a a separate collection: the American Postal Workers Union: Moe Biller Collection (NP 112). In April 2013, the photographs and artifacts were reincorporated into the American Postal Workers Union: Moe Biller Files (WAG 099), and the entire collection was rehoused. The final two series in this collection, Series III: Photographs and Series IV: Artifacts, are unprocessed but open to researchers.

Edition of this Guide

This version was derived from APWU Biller Files.wpd

Note Statement

Finding Aid

Repository

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Series I: Subject Files, 1930-2001, 1930-2001, inclusive

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, reports, flyers and clippings documenting Moe Biller's years as president of the New York Metro Area Postal Union (APWU, Local 10). Especially well represented are materials reflecting health and safety hazards in the industry, and the union's energetic attempts to improve working conditions. A smaller amount of material (mostly convention records, daily schedules, expense records, and committee materials) relate to Biller's tenure as international president of the American Postal Workers Union. Also included are a range of records and printed ephemera documenting the Depression-era history of U.S. postal workers and their organizations; these were given to Moe Biller by various members of the APWU over the years.

American Federation of Labor: Di Bartolomeo Materials, 1932, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 1 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

A. Philip Randolph Institute, 1932, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 2 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Advertising Tracking Study, 1983, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 3 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Americans for Democratic Action: Award to Moe Biller, 1982, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 4 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

APWU: Birmingham, AL Local, 1974, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 5 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

APWU: History, 1985, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 6 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

APWU News, 1974, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 7 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

APWU: Rossdale Interview, undated, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 8 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

APWU vs. U.S. Postal Service, San Francisco Bulk Mail Center, 1980, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 9 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Arbitration Procedure, 1980, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 10 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Arbitration Procedure and Cases, 1983-1985, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 11 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Bargaining, 1970-1973, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 12 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Bargaining, 1978-1981, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 13 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Bargaining, 1985, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 14 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Bargaining: Agreement, 1981, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 15 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Bargaining: Overtime Dispute (Article 8), 1984, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 16 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Barry, D. John, undated , 1966 , 1968, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 17 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Benefits: General, 1971, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 18 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Biller, Anne, 1979, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 19 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Biller, Moe: Biographical, undated , 1982-1984, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 20 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Biller, Moe: Compensation and Benefits, 1976-1984, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 21 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Biller, Moe: Joke Newspapers, undated, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 22 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Bolger, William F., undated , 1979, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 23 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

"Bowing to Billerism and Other Matters": Fortune Magazine, Jun 1992

Box: 1, Folder: 24 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

"Bulk Battle": News Flash, 1974, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 25 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Catholic Interracial Council of New York: Award to J. McMillan, 1982, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 26 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Capitol Building Access: APWU Officers, 1984, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 27 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Civil Service: Pamphlets, 1955 , 1957 , 1959, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 28 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Clerk Craft Conference, 1980, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 29 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Clinton, William J., President: MB Support For, 1994, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 30 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Clippings: Federal Times, 1973, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 31 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Clippings: New York Daily News, 1970, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 32 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Clippings: New York Post, 1970, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 33 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Clippings: New York Times, 1970, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 34 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Clippings: The Progressive, 1970, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 35 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Clippings: Washington DC Press, 1970, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 36 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Committee on Political Action, 1983, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 37 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Committees, 2000, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 38 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Concerned Postal Workers: Workers Action Movement, 1973, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 39 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Constitution and By-Laws, undated , 1978, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 40 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Contract Stations: Problems, 1992, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 41 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Convention, 1980, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 42 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Convention: Amnesty for Fired Postal Workers, 1980, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 43 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Convention: Las Vegas, Wedding Ceremony, 1990, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 44 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Convention: Location Complaint, 1980, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 45 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Convention: Resolutions, 1980, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 46 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Correspondence, undated , 1961-1986, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 47 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

DiBartolomeo, Mando: Collection of Material on Postal History, 1930-1935, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 48 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Diary of Events, Nov 1980-Dec 1980

Box: 1, Folder: 49 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Discrimination Complaint: N. Atkinson, 1980, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 50 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Drug Enforcement: In Post Office, 1983, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 51 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Elections: APWU, 1972, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 52 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Elections: APWU, 1980, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 53 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Elections: APWU, 1983, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 54 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Elections: APWU Vice-President, undated, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 55 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Elections: Federal, 1980, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 56 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Ellis Island: Awards Gala, 1999, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 57 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Expenses: Moe Biller, 1981, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 58 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Expenses: Moe Biller, 1982, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 59 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Expenses: Moe Biller, 1983, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 60 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Expenses: Moe Biller, 1985, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 61 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Expenses: Moe Biller, 1986, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 62 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Expenses: Moe Biller, 1987, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 63 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Expenses: Moe Biller, 1988, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 64 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Expenses: Moe Biller, 1989, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 65 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Expenses: Moe Biller, 1990, inclusive

Box: 1, Folder: 66 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Fair Labor Standards Act: Lawsuits, etc., 1980, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 1 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Federal Service: General, 1962-1969, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 2 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Filbey, Francis S., 1970-1974, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 3 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Fiscal Crisis: NYC, 1975, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 4 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

AFreeze March@: Clippings (from Max Eastman), 1934, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 5 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

General Scheme of Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri (Donated to APWU by Robert D. Kessler), 1946-1950, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 6 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Glossary of Postal Terms, 1988, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 7 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Goodman, Sidney: Death, 1971, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 8 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Goodman, Sidney: General, 1968-1969, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 9 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Goodman, Sidney: Retirement, 1969-1976, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 10 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Goodman, Sidney: Testimony, 1969, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 11 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Goodwin, Leo: Schack Affair, 1961, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 12 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Grievances: General, undated, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 13 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Handman, Ephraim (Frank): Charles Salk Account of, undated, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 14 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Health and Safety: Accident Prevention, 1979, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 15 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Health and Safety: Asbestos, 1980, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 16 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Health and Safety: Morgan Mail Facility, 1978-1980, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 17 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Health and Safety: Morgan Mail Facility, OSHA Reports, 1979-1980, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 18 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Health and Safety: Facility at New York Bulk and Foreign Mail Center, OSHA Report, etc., 1979-1980, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 19 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Health and Safety: General, 1980, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 20 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Health and Safety: NY Bulk and Foreign Mail Center, OSHA Recommendations, undated, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 21 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Health and Safety: NY Bulk and Foreign Mail Center, OSHA Survey, 1980, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 22 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, 1978, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 23 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Illinois Federation of Postal Clerks: Convention Proceedings, 1932, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 24 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Illinois Federation of Postal Clerks: DiBartolomeo Materials, 1931-1934, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 25 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Illinois Federation of Postal Clerks: Women's Auxilliary, 1931, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 26 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Iran: Robert Armao and the Shah, 1979, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 27 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Italian Americans in APWU, 1979, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 28 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Kay, Abe: Charles Salk Account of, undated, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 29 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Kennedy, Robert F., 1965 , 1993, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 30 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Komansky, Samuel: Life in the Postal Service, 1976, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 31 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Las Vegas Area Local, 1994-1997, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 32 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Local Implementation: Arbitrator's Award, 1979, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 33 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Local Memorandum of Understanding: NY Bulk and Foreign Mail Center, 1975-1978, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 34 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Locker Inspection: Protest, 1980, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 35 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Manhattan-Bronx Postal Union: Union Mail Clipping, 1970, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 36 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Methods Improvement Program, 1980, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 37 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Miami: Asbestos Protest, etc., 1980, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 38 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

National Association of Letter Carriers-APWU Arbitration Case, 1984, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 39 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

National Association of Letter Carriers: Branch 36, 1978, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 40 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

National Association of Substitute Post Office Employees: Leaflet, undated, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 41 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

National Federation of Post Office Clerks: Mando DiBartolomeo Historical Materials, 1931-1932, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 42 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

National Postal Clerks Union: Manhattan-Bronx Case, 1959, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 43 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

National Postal Union, 1960 , 1967, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 44 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

New York Bulk and Foreign Mail Center, 1974, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 45 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

New York Federation of Post Office Clerks: Constitution and Bylaws, undated, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 46 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

New York Federation of Post Office Clerks: Contingency Fund, 1956, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 47 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

New York Metro Area Postal Union: Award to Moe Biller, 1983, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 48 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

New York Metro Area Postal Union: History, 1974, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 49 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

New York Metro Area Postal Union: Leaflets (with Charles Salk Comments), 1976, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 50 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

New York Metro Area Postal Union: ANews Flash@, 1970 , 1974, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 51 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

New York Metro Area Postal Union: Women Stewards Meeting, 1974, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 52 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

OSHA: New Directions Grant Application, 1983, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 53 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Pay Rates, 1975, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 54 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Penn Terminal Employees: Hand-Drawn Card to Moe Biller, undated, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 55 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Pension Adjustments, 1980, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 56 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Pepper, Claude: Banquet, undated, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 57 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Postal Laws and Regulations, 1951, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 58 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Postal Press Association, 1980, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 59 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Postal Service, 1969-1986, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 60 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Postal Service: Arbitration Case (Costa, M.), 1974, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 61 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Postal Service: General, 1979-1981, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 62 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Postal Service: History, 1974, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 63 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Postal Sub: National Union of Substitute Post Office Employees, 1934, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 64 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Postal Workers Defense Committee: San Francisco, 1980, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 65 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Postscript: The Voice of the NY Post Office, 1967, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 66 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Presidents' [sic] Conference, 1980, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 67 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

"Remember Moe Biller?" Article, Army Magazine, Sep 1975, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 68 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Resolutions, 1980, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 69 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Retirement: Moe Biller (Photocopy of Album), 2001, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 70 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Revolutionary Union: Draft Program, 1973, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 71 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Riesel, Victor, 1978, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 72 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Safety Conditions: High-Volume Books, 1979, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 73 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Salk, Charles: General, 1972-1977, undated, inclusive

Box: 2, Folder: 74 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Schedule: Moe Biller, 1981, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 1 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Schedule: Moe Biller, 1983, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 2 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Schedule: Moe Biller, 1984, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 3 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Schedule: Moe Biller, 1985, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 4 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Schedule: Moe Biller, 1986, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 5 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Schedule: Moe Biller, 1987, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 6 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Schedule: Moe Biller, 1988, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 7 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Schedule: Moe Biller, 1989, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 8 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Schedule: Moe Biller, 1990, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 9 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Schedule: Moe Biller (Calendar), 1981-1982 , 1985, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 10 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Schedule: Moe Biller (Calendar), 1988-1990, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 11 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Schedule: Moe Biller (Calendar), 1991 , 1993-1994, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 12 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Schedule: Moe Biller (Calendar), 1995 , 1997-1998, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 13 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Schedule: Moe Biller (Calendar), 1999, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 14 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Scheme Committee (APWU and Postal Service): Meetings and Background Materials (I), 1978-1979, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 15 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Scheme Committee (APWU and Postal Service): Meetings and Background Materials (II), 1978-1979, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 16 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Scheme Committee (APWU and Postal Service): Meetings and Background Materials (III), 1978-1979, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 17 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Scotto Trial, 1979, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 18 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Selective Service Registration: Objection by Postal Clerks, 1980, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 19 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

South Shore Area Local 3844: "The Weird", 1980, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 20 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Strachan, John R.: Manhattan Postmaster, 1982, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 21 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Strike: Article on National Guard Role (Army Magazine), Sep 1975

Box: 3, Folder: 22 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Strike: Articles, 1970, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 23 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Strike: Charles Salk File, undated, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 24 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Strike: Charles Salk "The Eve of the Strike", Jul 1976

Box: 3, Folder: 25 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Strike: Chronology of Events, 1970, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 26 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Strike: Threats, 1978, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 27 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Strike: Union Mail, 1974, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 27a (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Strike: U.S. v. Branch 36, NALC, 1970, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 28 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Substitute Post Office Clerks Association: Newsletter, 1932, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 29 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Substitute Post Office Employees Association, 1933-1934, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 30 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Supervisory Personnel (204B) Returning to Bargaining Unit: Grievances, 1980, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 31 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Taxes, 1986, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 32 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Telecommunication Deregulation, 1980, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 33 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Union Democracy: Attendance Requirements, 1978, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 34 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Union Recognition: Biller Testimony, 1961, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 35 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Union Mail: Manhattan, Bronx Clerks, 1960 , 1969, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 36 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

U.S. Labor Department Suit: Back Pay, 1978, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 37 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

U.S. v. APWU, et al.: Limitation of Hours, 1974-1980, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 38 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Wiretapping: Britain, 1980, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 39 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Working Conditions: Washington, DC, 1981, inclusive

Box: 3, Folder: 40 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Series II: Oral History Project Files, New York Metro Area Postal Union, 1962-1983, 1962-1983, inclusive

Scope and Content Note

The New York Metro Area Postal Union's Oral History Project Files consists of background files, transcripts and other documentation produced and collected in the course of an oral history project supervised by Dana Schechter in the late 1970s and carried out by retired postal workers. The audio tapes produced by this project make up oral history collection OH 3 at the Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. The oral history project includes a lengthy interview with Moe Biller, covering his early life and his years as president of the New York Metro Area Postal Union.

Blacksin, Harry, 1962-1977, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 1 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

General, 1976-1979, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 2 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transfer Agreement, Questionnaire, List of Interviewees, 1976-1983, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 3 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Aronberg, Arnie (Notes), 1979, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 4 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Biller, Moe, Jul 1976-Aug 1976

Box: 4, Folder: 5 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Biller, Moe (Notebook), 1976, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 6 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Biller, Moe, 1977, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 7 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Biller, Moe on Strike Chronology, undated, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 8 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Epstein, Max, 1976, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 9 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Excerpts, Building the Union, undated, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 10 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Excerpts, Misc., undated, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 11 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Excerpts, Pivotal Events, undated, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 12 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Excerpts, Working Conditions, undated, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 13 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Goldberg, Bernard, 1976, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 14 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Group 1: Rosner, Salk, Ryland, 1977, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 15 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Group 2: Rosner, Salk, Ryland, Epstein, Rock, 1977, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 16 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Kamish, Harry, 1976, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 17 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Kaye, Abe, 1977, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 18 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Mandel, Sidney, undated, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 19 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Resnick, Elsie, 1976, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 20 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Resnick, Robert, 1976, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 21 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Rosner, Milt, 1976-1977, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 22 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Ryland, Arthur, 1976, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 23 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Salk, Charles, 1976, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 24 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Transcripts: Seligman, Philip, 1976, inclusive

Box: 4, Folder: 25 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Series III: Photographs

Unprocessed, undated

Box: 5 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
Box: 6 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
Box: 7 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
Box: 8 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
Box: 9 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Series IV: Artifacts

Awards/Plaques

Box: 10 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
Box: 11 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
Box: Shared Tamiment 011, Folder: 1 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Exhibit Panels

Box: 12 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

Louisville Slugger Baseball Bat

Box: 13 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
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