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Oliver Edwin Hodges fonds
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- Hodges, Oliver Edwin, 1915-1993
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17.0 m of textual records
0.15 m of photographs : b&w ; 11 x 51 cm or smaller
1 audio disc
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Oliver Edwin Hodges (1915-1993), union organizer and politician, was born in Canada. He served with the National Union of Shoe and Leather Workers as an education officer (1943-1947), the United Glass and Ceramic Workers of North America as a president of District 6. He was also a district organizer for the Canadian Congress of Labour as well as a general representative of the organization in the 1950s. A founding director of the Religion-Labour Council of Canada (1959), Hodges was also a member of education committees in the Canadian Labour Congress. He was a Co-operative Commonwealth Federation candidate in London, Ontario municipal elections and served on its Labour Committee (1947-1949). He was unsuccessful as a CCF candidate in provincial elections in the 1940s and as a federal NDP candidate in 1965. After 1965, he became a collective bargaining consultant. He served as a member of the Ontario Labour Relations Board and was president of Workers' Equity Limited.
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The fonds consists of correspondence, minutes, newspapers and newspaper clippings, photographs, publications and reports, relating to Oliver Edwin Hodges' union activities in Canada, as well as to the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation.
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The fonds comprises the following accession: 1972-003, 1993-038. Further accruals are expected.
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2002/04/04 Jizi Chen:. Word Perfect (Creation)
2002/04/04 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/04/29 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Updated wording in accruals, extent, finding aid, access restrictions. Removed note re: supplied title.
2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM
2018/09/04 KCP. Added GMD, fixed dates, and published.
2018/11/13 KCP. Added 1993-038 accural note. Uploaded legacy finding aids.