NAME: DAWES, GIL (Reverend)

BORN: 1933

DIED:

GENDER: m

 

INTERVIEWER: Davis

DATE: 08/25/82

 

TOWN: CLINTON

 

UNION: Unaffiliated.  Methodist Minister.

 

TIME PERIOD: 1960s–1980s

 

INDEX

Brotherhood of Jobless Workers, 5–8

Camanche, Iowa, 7–9

Catholic Workers’ Movement, 37–38

Churches––relationship with organized labor (Methodist Church), 5–46

Clinton Corn Processing Company, 10–13, 20–31, 39–46

Clinton Corn Processing Company––1975 wildcat strike, 10–13, 21–23

Clinton Corn Processing strike of 1979-80, 20–31, 39–46

Clinton Labor Council, 11–12

Clinton, Iowa, 9–14, 19–53

Communist party––support for labor, 39–40

Corporations––anti-union tactics, 23

Davis, Angela, 32–33

Dawes, Gil (Reverend), 1–53

Labor movement––church leaders support for, 5–46, 50–53

Labor unions––AFGM Local 6, 10–13, 20–31, 39–46

Marion, Indiana, 1

Missionary work––Latin America, 2–3, 16–17

Ray, Robert, 6–8

Red-baiting, 8–9

Safety conditions––work related fatalities, 21

Teamsters––organizing (1970s), 5–6

Trucking industry––in the 1970s, 3–5

Vietnam War––anti-war protests, 9–10

Wildcat strikes––Clinton Corn Processing Company (1975), 10–13, 21–23

Yeager, Tim, 39–40