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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)
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