University of Texas Arlington

Alexander Hieken Papers:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hieken, Alexander.
Title: Alexander Hieken Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1955-1989
Abstract: Alexander Hieken, born in 1908, was an active union member in Texas since 1934. He was active in many CIO and AFL-CIO affiliated unions, serving as an officer in several. As a reporter, he achieved the first guild contract with a Texan newspaper and later became a telegraph and state editor. He was elected President of the TSIUC, Texas State Industrial Union Council. Al Hieken was the husband of Elizabeth Kimmel, an organizer for the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU). These personal papers contain correspondence, minutes, newspapers, programs, flyers, press releases, and booklets.
Identification: Unprocessed mss.2009-69
Extent: 1 box (0.2 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library

Historical Note

Alexander Hieken, born in 1908, was an active union member in Texas since 1934. He was active in many CIO and AFL-CIO affiliated unions, serving as an officer in several. As a reporter, he achieved the first guild contract with a Texan newspaper and later became a telegraph and state editor. He was elected President of the TSIUC, Texas State Industrial Union Council. Al Hieken was the husband of Elizabeth Kimmel, an organizer for the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU).


Scope and Contents

These personal papers contain correspondence, minutes, newspapers, programs, flyers, press releases, and booklets.


Restrictions

Access

Open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

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Index Terms

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Persons
Hieken, Alexander
Alternate Titles
Texas Labor Archives

Related Material

00033AR 61: Alexander Hieken Papers (1931-1960)

Unprocessed mss. Elizabeth Kimmel Papers (1944-2001, undated)


Administrative Information

Citation

Alexander Hieken Papers, Unprocessed mss. 2009-69, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

Acquisition

Gift, Unknown date.

Accessioned as number 2009-69.