James Horton Papers, Series III

James Horton (1934-2005) was an employee of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 47, in Cleveland, Ohio. He helped the union organize workers in several Cleveland hospitals and nursing homes and served as a negotiator during contract bargaining negotiations. During his career with SEIU he served in many capacities including organizer, business agent, negotiator, vice-president, and president. The collection consists of a biography, a book, brochures, casework files, contract data sheet, contract surveys, correspondence, fliers, grievance reports, handwritten notes, job descriptions, merger history, monthly activity reports, a photograph, plan descriptions, a proposal draft, newspaper clippings, a newsletter, reports, rosters, speech and press conference, union agreement, and union proposals.