Guide to the James S. Kippen Air Traffic Control/PATCO Strike Collection, ????-2011
H027-14

 Finding aid prepared by Thomas Allen, PhD.

Collection Overview

Repository
Special Collections and Archives Division, History of Aviation Collection.
Creator
Kippen, James S., Mr.
Title
James S. Kippen Air Traffic Control/PATCO Strike Collection
ID
H027-14
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1981-1996
Date [inclusive]
1978-2013
Extent
6.25 Linear feet (Six manuscript boxes, one half-manuscript box, one oversize box (11" x 13"), one oversize box (27" x 32").)
Language of Materials
Collection is in English.
Abstract
James S. Kippen was an Air Traffic Controller at Andrews Air Force Base as well as an aviation photographer. In 1981 he was one of the air traffic controllers fired by the Federal Government for joining a strike led by the PATCO (Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization) union. This collection contains information related to PATCO, the strike, and aviation safety. His aviation photography material is located in the H027-14.P James S. Kippen Aviation Photography Collection.

Citation

James S. Kippen Air Traffic Control/PATCO Strike Collection, Document name or type, Folder number, Box number, Series number, History of Aviation Collection, Special Collections Department, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Special Collections and Archives Division, History of Aviation Collection. 28 August 2014

800 West Campbell Road, MC33
Richardson, TX, 75080-3021
972-883-2570
[email protected]

Access Restrictions

Materials in this collection are open for research.

Literary Rights Statement

Permission to publish material from this collection in any form, current or future, must be obtained from the Special Collections Department, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.

Provenance Statement

The James S. Kippen Air Traffic Control/PATCO Strike Collection was donated to the History of Aviation Collection, Special Collections Department, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas, by Mary G. Kippen on May 21, 2014.

Note to the Researcher

This collection contains the material related to Jim Kippen's career as an air traffic controller and his involvement with PATCO. His aviation photography materials are located in the Jim Kippen Aviation Photography Collection. Staples and fasteners were removed from the material and the photographic material was re-housed in archivally safe sleeves.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Kippen, Mary G., Ms.

Subject(s)

  • History of Aviation Collection

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Biographical Sketch

James S. Kippen was born in Denver, Colorado. He was an air traffic controller and aviation photographer. He started his air traffic control career as a military controller with the United States Army at Fort Rucker, Alabama. Upon becoming a civilian controller he worked at the New York Enroute Facility at Ronkonkoma, New York. He transferred to Andrews Tower at Andrews Air Force Base, which afforded him the opportunity to take photographs of many unique aircraft including various models of Air Force One.

Kippen was a member of the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO), the union that represented air traffic controllers in labor issues with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). He served as Vice President of PATCO Local 257, the Andrews Tower Chapter. In August of 1981 PATCO, citing a long list of grievances related to salary, scheduling, and other labor problems, voted to strike. By statue, Unions that represented Federal Government employees were forbidden from striking and so the PATCO members were ordered to return to work or face termination. When the strike did not break the government fired the controllers, and barred them from being hired for any other civil service position (this ban was eventually limited to just positions as Air Traffic Controllers, and eventually lifted entirely). Kippen was fired from his job as a controller. The PATCO strike had a major impact on the American aviation industry, as the FAA needed almost a decade to rebuild the controller capacity it lost.

Kippen joined many other fired controllers in pursuing re-instatement through a multi-year process of appealing to the Merit Systems Protection Board (the agency of the government charged with oversight of civil service positions) and then appealing their decision to the Federal Appellate Courts.

Kippen continued to practice his aviation photography and became involved in numerous aviation events including serving on the pit crew of the aircraft Riff Raff at the Reno Air Races, as well as working as “Pitt Boss” for warbirds at Nellis Air Force Bases' Aviation Nation air show. He has photographed many military aviation exercises including  JFEX (Joint Forcible Entry Exercise),  Red Flag, and  Green Flag.

In 2000 he moved to Henderson, Nevada, to be closer to Zion National Park in Utah. Jim Kippen passed away on November 23, 2011. He is survived by his wife Mary, his brother John, and sister Anne.

Source
 James S. Kippen Air Traffic Control/PATCO Strike Collection, Jim Kippen Biographical Information, Folder 2, Box 1, Series I, History of Aviation Collection, Special Collections Department, Eugene McDermott Library, The University of Texas at Dallas.
Source
 Jim Kippen Obituary and Condolences Las Vegas Review Journal. Accessed August 28,2014, http://obits.reviewjournal.com/obituaries/lvrj/obituary.aspx?pid=154811192.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains documents, newspaper articles, federal government publications, legal memoranda, newsletters, personnel records, and other information related to Jim Kippen's career as a professional air traffic controller with the FAA, his involvement in the PATCO Strike of 1981, his legal actives in the wake of his firing by the Federal Government, and newspaper clippings documenting the PATCO Strike and its legacy on aviation safety. The Jim Kippen Air Traffic Control/PATCO Strike Collection is housed in six manuscript boxes, one half-manuscript box, and two oversized boxes of various sizes totaling 6.5 linear feet.

The collection arrived in good condition and the processing archivist identified ten series:

Series I: James E. Kippen Personal Documents consists of James E. Kippen’s employment records, records of his termination, a Freedom of Information Act Request (FOIA), personal biographical information, and certificates related to a number of aviation clubs and organizations of which Kippen was a member.

Series II: Andrews Tower (Andrews Air Force Base) includes operations manuals for Andrews Tower, roster sheets, and information about PATCO activities at the tower.

Series III: Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) holds material related to the operation of the PATCO union including correspondence, reports, information on strike planning, individual chapter newsletters, and issues of PATCO Lives, a newsletter created by the fired air traffic controllers in the wake of PATCO's decertification, to coordinate activities of former members.

Series IV: United States Air Traffic Controllers Organization (USATCO) contains bylaws, organizing documents, surveys, newsletters, and information on USATCO, a short lived union that took PATCO's place after the latter's decertification.

Series V: PATCO Air Traffic Controller Strike houses material related to the strike of PATCO controllers that began on August 3rd, 1981. It is divided into four subseries.

Subseries 1: Correspondence Regarding the PATCO Strike includes correspondence from pilots, agents of the FAA, United States Senators and Representative, PATCO officials, and concerned citizens discussing the effects of the PATCO strike on aviation.

Subseries 2: PATCO Strike Media Coverage consists of the text of an editorial by NBC News Anchor Jim Vance on the PATCO Strike, and information on episodes of  ABC News,  Meet the Press, and  NBC Magazine related to PATCO.

Subseries 3: Federal Government Responses to the PATCO Strike holds hearing reports, memoranda, witness statements, and other documents issued by the FAA, National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) the White House, the U.S. House of Representatives, The U.S. Senate, and the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) in response to the PATCO strike.

Subseries 4: PATCO Strike Miscellanea contains numerous materials about the PATCO strike, a window decal, pictures, and a statement on F. Lee Bailey's involvement with PATCO.

Series VI: Fired PATCO Controllers Case Versus the Merit System Protection Board (MSPB) contains legal memoranda, forms, affidavits, and other documents generated by the PATCO controller’s attempts to have their positions reinstated and receive civil service benefits.

Series VII: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety News Clippings consists of photocopies, and some originals, of newspaper articles from the years 1981 to 1989 related to either the PATCO strike or aviation safety.

Series VIII: Artifacts includes a PATCO coffee mug, the PATCO Charter for Chapter 257 Andrews Tower, numerous buttons sporting pro-strike slogans, window decals, a set of plotters used by an air traffic controller, and a copy of the controllers labor agreement with the FAA.

Series IX: Editorial Cartoons about the PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety contains a collection of newspaper editorial page cartoons collected from a number of newspapers that refer to the either the PATCO Strike or shortcomings in aviation safety.

Series X: Oversize houses several large posters, picket signs, and other material created and carried by PATCO members and supporters during the strike.

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Series Description

The James S. Kippen Air Traffic Control/PATCO Strike Collection are arranged into ten series.

Series I. James E. Kippen Personal Documents .25 linear feet (half a manuscript box), 1976-2013.

Arranged Chronologically.

Series II. Andrews Tower (Andrews Air Force Base) .25 linear feet (half a manuscript box), 1978-1981.

Arranged Chronologically.

Series III. Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) .5 linear feet (one manuscript box), 1980-1993.

Arranged Chronologically.

Series IV. United States Air Traffic Controllers Organization (USATCO) .25 linear feet (half a manuscript box), 1982-1984.

Arranged Chronologically.

Series V. PATCO Air Traffic Controller Strike 1 linear foot (one manuscript box), 1978-1986.

Arranged in four subseries: 1. Correspondence Regarding the PATCO Strike 2. PATCO Strike Media Coverage 3. Federal Government Responses to the PATCO Strike and 4. PATCO Strike Miscellanea.

Subseries 1. Correspondence Regarding the PATCO Strike .12 linear feet (one quarter of a manuscript box), 1980-1982.

Arranged Chronologically.

Subseries 2. PATCO Strike Media Coverage .12 linear feet (one quarter of a manuscript box), 1981-1982.

Arranged Chronologically.

Subseries 3. Federal Government Responses to the PATCO Strike .12 linear feet (one quarter of a manuscript box), 1978-1985.

Arranged Chronologically.

Subseries 4. PATCO Strike Miscellanea .12 linear feet (one quarter of a manuscript box), 1981.

Arranged Chronologically.

Series VI. Fired PATCO Controllers Case Versus the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) .25 linear feet (half of a manuscript box), 1981-1988.

Arranged Chronologically.

Series VII. PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety News Clips 1.5 linear feet (three manuscript boxes), 1981-1989.

Arranged Chronologically.

Series VIII. Artifacts 1 linear foot (one box), 1981.

Arranged Topically.

Series IX: Editorial Cartoons about The PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety .25 linear feet (one half-manuscript box), 1981-1989.

Arranged Chronologically.

Series X. Oversize Material 2.5 linear feet (one box), 1978.

Arranged Topically.

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Related Materials

Additional Sources

Other information about James S. Kippen can be found in the James S. Kippen Aviation Photography Collection located in the holdings of the History of Aviation Collection at The University of Texas at Dallas.

Additional information about the PATCO strike can be found in the Southern Labor Archives at the University of Georgia and in the Texas Labor Archives at the University of Texas Arlington.

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Image ID

It is the researcher's responsibility to secure permission from copyright holders of materials to which this institution does not own copyright.

Images in this collection are identified by a unique number that provides information about the format, record group, collection, box, folder, and image numbers. Please use this number when ordering reproductions of images from this collection.

Record Group Code

1 = CAT/Air American Archives

2 = Doolittle Archives

3 = Lighter than Air Archives

4 = George H. Williams, Jr., World War I Aviation Library

5 = History of Aviation Archives

6 = University Archives

7 = HAC Stacks

8 = WPRL Stacks

9 = Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Collection

10 = Belsterling Collection

11 = Closed Stacks

12 = Unidentified

13 = Chance Vought Archives

14 = Twirly Birds Archives

Image Format Code

P = Photograph/Postcard

S = Slide

N = Negative

T = Positive Transparency

B = Black and White

C = Color

Example : 5JEK3-1-32PB1

5 = History of Aviation Archives (HAC)

JSK = James S. Kippen Collection

3 = Series Number

1= Box Number

32 = Folder Number

P = Photograph/Postcard

B = Black and White

1 = Image Number

Images archived in plastic image holders may also have a location code in the format: 1/TL. In this example, the number is the sheet number and the letters indicate the top left position on the sheet. Position indicators are T = top, L = left, R = right, M = middle, and B = bottom. Position indicators may be combined to describe the position on the sheet, as shown in this example.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: James S. Kippen Personal Documents 

Letter from Robert E. Poli, former President of PATCO, on importance of Jim Kippen's Collection. 2013 


    Box Folder
Text   1 1

James S. Kippen Memorial Dedication. 2013 


    Box Folder
Text   1 2

James S. Kippen Membership Certificate and Union Card - PATCO Local 257 (Andrews Tower). 1976 


    Box Folder
Text   1 3

James S. Kippen Proficiencies and Training Record - Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Air Traffic Controller. 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   1 4

James S. Kippen FOIA Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request for Federal Government Record related to his firing from Air Traffic Controller Position 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   1 5

Mailgram from Robert Owens (FAA Regional Director) ordering Jim Kippen not to Participate in PATCO Strike Action. 1981August 3 


    Box Folder
Text   1 6

Documentation of Firing of Jim Kippen from Air Traffic Controller Position at Andrews Tower (Andrews Air Force Base). 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   1 7

Republican National Committee Membership - Jim Kippen. 1985-1986 


    Box Folder
Text   1 8

Battle for the Sky Symposia "Fighters Over Europe" and "The 8th Air Force" - Atlanta, GA. 1985 


    Box Folder
Text   1 9

Certificate: Friends of the United States Air Force Museum. 1987 


    Box Folder
Text   1 10

Certificate: Mid-Atlantic Air Museum. 1990 


    Box Folder
Text   1 11

Certificate: Greenland Expedition Society - Lighting Brigade. 1992 


    Box Folder
Text   1 12

Certificate: New England Air Museum. 1994 


    Box Folder
Text   1 13

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Series II: Andrews Tower (Andrews Air Force Base) 

Steve Wallaert - Air Traffic Control Specialist Performance Profile (Andrews Tower). 1978 


    Box Folder
Text   1 14

Andrews Tower Standard Operating Procedures Manual. 1980 


    Box Folder
Text   1 15

Andrews Tower Personnel Roster. 1981 June 


    Box Folder
Text   1 16

Andrews Tower Personnel Log, August 3-6 - PATCO Strike Initial Days. 1981 August  


    Box Folder
Text   1 17

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Series III: Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) 

PATCO Local 173 - Pensacola, FL: Pensacola Alive. 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   1 18

PATCO Local 257 - Andrews Tower, Andrews Air Force Base. 1980-1981 


    Box Folder
Text   1 19

PATCO Local 257 - Andrews Tower Christmas Card. 1980 


    Box Folder
Text   1 20

PATCO Local 516 - Denver, CO: Mountain Wave. 1979 


    Box Folder
Text   1 21

PATCO Local 528 - Washington-National Tower, Washington, DC: National Impact


    Box Folder
Text   1 22

PATCO Annual Convention and Executive Board Meeting. 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   1 23

PATCO: Legal Questions and Answers from the National Convention Seminar. 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   1 24

PATCO: Questions from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Air Traffic Controller Proficiency Exam. 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   1 25

PATCO: Presentation before The United States House of Representatives. 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   1 26

PATCO Legal Questions about Federal Government No-Strike Oath and Government Retaliatory Actions Against Strikers. 1980 


    Box Folder
Text   1 27

PATCO Magazine. 1981 April 


    Box Folder
Text   1 28

PATCO Contract: Negotiation and Recertification Vote. 1981 May-June 


    Box Folder
Text   1 29

PATCO Information Bulletins. 1981 May-October 


    Box Folder
Text   1 30

Airline Pilot's Association (ALPA) Memoranda on PATCO Controllers Strike's Effect on Aviation Safety. 1981 August 


    Box Folder
Text   1 31

PATCO Strike: Bumper sticker, Hand-Outs, Humor, and Photographs - 5JSK3-1-32PB1 to 5JSK3-1-32PB2. 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   1 32

PATCO: New Headquarters/Re-Organization. 1981 December 


    Box Folder
Text   1 33

Correspondence: PATCO Lobbying Efforts. 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   1 34

PATCO Press Releases: Aircraft Incidents/Accidents Caused by Replacement Controllers. 1981 August 


    Box Folder
Text   1 35

PATCO Press Releases: Labor Issues. 1981-1982 


    Box Folder
Text   1 36

PATCO: Articles about PATCO Strikers (Reprints). 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   1 37

PATCO Presidential Update. 1981-1982 


    Box Folder
Text   1 38

PATCO Newsletter. 1982 


    Box Folder
Text   1 39

PATCO Lives. 1984 


    Box Folder
Text   2 1

PATCO Lives. 1985 


    Box Folder
Text   2 2

PATCO Lives. 1986 


    Box Folder
Text   2 3

PATCO Lives. 1987 


    Box Folder
Text   2 4

PATCO Lives. 1988 


    Box Folder
Text   2 5

PATCO Lives. 1989 


    Box Folder
Text   2 6

PATCO Lives. 1990 


    Box Folder
Text   2 7

PATCO Lives. 1991 


    Box Folder
Text   2 8

PATCO Lives. 1992 


    Box Folder
Text   2 9

PATCO Lives. 1993 


    Box Folder
Text   2 10

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Series IV: United States Air Traffic Controllers Organization (USATCO) 

USATCO: Board of Directors and Officers List. 1982 


    Box Folder
Text   2 11

USATCO: Bylaws and Applications. 1982-1983 


    Box Folder
Text   2 12

USATCO National Newsletter. 1982 


    Box Folder
Text   2 13

USATCO National Newsletter. 1983 


    Box Folder
Text   2 14

USATCO National Newsletter. 1984 


    Box Folder
Text   2 15

USATCO: Survey of Member Attitudes Towards Employment Prospects - Questionnaire. 1984 


    Box Folder
Text   2 16

USATCO: Dissolution Memo. 1984 


    Box Folder
Text   2 17

USATCO: Political Action State Coordinators. 1984 


    Box Folder
Text   2 18

USATCO: Political Action Committee Activity Report. 1984 


    Box Folder
Text   2 19

USATCO National Business Directory. 1984 


    Box Folder
Text   2 20

USATCO Report on the Public Works and Transportation Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Air Traffic Control Hearings (U.S. House of Representatives). 1984 


    Box Folder
Text   2 21

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Series V: PATCO Air Traffic Controller Strike 

Subseries 1: Correspondence Regarding The PATCO Strike 

Correspondence. 1980 October 


    Box Folder
Text   3 1

Scope and Contents note

Robert E. Poli (President of PATCO) to President Ronald Regan Regarding Deficiencies in the Air Traffic Control System.

Notarized Statements of Deficiencies: Jacksonville Air Route Traffic Control Center - John H. Balcom and William Wiggins. 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   3 2

Correspondence. 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   3 3

Scope and Contents note

J. Lynn Holmes (FAA Director) Advising Against Participation in Controller's Strike.

Correspondence. 21 August 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   3 4

Scope and Contents note

Stanley W. Jorgenson (Braniff Pilot) to J.J. O'Donell (ALPA) Regarding the Future of Air Traffic Control.

Correspondence. 1981 October 


    Box Folder
Text   3 5

Scope and Contents note

James S. Kippen Letters on Air Traffic Control Safety to Senators Christopher Dodd (CT-D), Stan Parris (VA-R), Harry J. Byrd (VA-D), and Representative Nancy L. Johnson (CT-R).

Correspondence. 1981-1982 


    Box Folder
Text   3 6

Scope and Content

President Regan's Decision to Allow Fired Controllers to Re-apply for Other Federal Jobs.

Correspondence. 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   3 7

Scope and Content

Archer Cole (President Industrial Union of Electrical Workers - IUEW) to Representative Thomas J. Downey (D-NY) Regarding PATCO Strike.

Correspondence. 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   3 8

Scope and Contents note

Representative Thomas J. Downey to President Ronald Regan Asking to Re-open Negotiations with PATCO Strikers.

Correspondence. 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   3 9

Scope and Contents note

Marie Hagerty to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-NY) regarding PATCO Strikers.

Correspondence. 1982 


    Box Folder
Text   3 10

Scope and Contents note

PATCO Urging Fired Controllers to Continue to Support Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) Appeal Process.

Subseries 2: PATCO Strike Media Coverage 

William French Smith (Attorney General of The United States) on ABC News. 1981 August 9 


    Box Folder
Text   3 11

Robert E. Poli on Meet the Press: 5JEK5-3-12PB1 to 5JEK5-3-12PB2. 1981 August 23 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   3 12

Report on Grade Fixing at The FAA's Air Traffic Control Academy - NBC Magazine. 1982 January 15 


    Box Folder
Text   3 13

Editorial by Jim Vance - NBC News. 1982 October 15 


    Box Folder
Text   3 14

Subseries 3: Federal Government Responses to the PATCO Strike 

Department of Justice Memoranda Regarding Illegality of Work Slow Dow/Strike by Federal Air Traffic Controllers. 1978 


    Box Folder
Text   3 15

National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) - Air Traffic Control Recommendations. 1981-1983 


    Box Folder
Text   3 16

U.S. House of Representatives Letter. 1981 July 29 


    Box Folder
Text   3 17

Scope and Contents note

Letter Expressing Congressional Disapproval of a Strike Action by Air Traffic Controllers.

U.S. House of Representatives Committe on Government Operations- Air Trafic Control Hearing: Statement of Drew Lewis (Secretary of Transportation). 1981 September 9 


    Box Folder
Text   3 18

Office of Personnel Management: Decision to Ban PATCO Strikers form Federal Employment. 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   3 19

Post Office and Civil Service Committee Testimony. 1981 October 


    Box Folder
Text   3 20

Scope and Contents note

Statements of J. Lynn Helms (FAA), Robert E. Poli (PATCO), Senator Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. (R-CT), Jean F. Peterpaul (International Association of Machinists and Aerspoace Workers - IAMA), Senator William D. Ford (D-MI), and Arthur Teolis (Independent Federation of Flight Attendants - IFFA).

U.S. House of Representatives Democratic Study Group. 1981 October 


    Box Folder
Text   3 21

Scope and Contents note

Report on the Impact of PATCO Strike on Air Traffic Control.

H.RES.309 Resolution in Support of Rehiring Striking Controllers (U.S. House of Representatives). 1981 December 16 


    Box Folder
Text   3 22

Congressman Thomas Downey's (D-NY) Survey of Controller Attitudes toward Rehiring Strikers. 1982 Feburary 20 


    Box Folder
Text   3 23

United States House of Representatives Subcommittee on Invetigations Testimony. 1982 February 23 


    Box Folder
Text   3 24

Scope and Contents note

Statements of John H. Enders (Flight Saftey Foundation - FSF), Jim Burnett (NTSB), Thomas J. Downey (D-NY), William D. Ford (R-MI).

FAA Task Force for the Study of Management-Employee Relations. 1982 


    Box Folder
Text   3 25

U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Government Activities and Transportation Testimony. 1982 March 


    Box Folder
Text   3 26

Scope and Contents note

Statements of Elliott H. Levitas (D-GA), Domenic V. Tochia (PATCO Executive Vice President), Burns W. Roper (Roper Organization).

Federal Labor Relations Agency(FLRA) Review. 1982 


    Box Folder
Text   3 27

Scope and Contents note

Administrative Law Judge Review of Ex-Parte Contacts with PATCO in Influencing FLRA Decision Making.

Report of The U.S. Subcommittee on Investigations. 1985 


    Box Folder
Text   3 28

Scope and Contents note

Rebuilding of the Air Traffic Control System.

FAA Eastern Region News and Information Digest. 1985 


    Box Folder
Text   3 29

Subseries 4: PATCO Strike Miscellanea 

Scott Air Force Base: Orders Assigning Military Air Traffic Controllers to Civilian FAA Facilites. 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   3 30

Harris Poll of General Public Attitudes Towards PATCO Strikers. 1981 August 20 


    Box Folder
Text   3 31

Slides and Negatives: PATCO Strike and News Articles - 5JSK5-3-32S1 to 5JSK-3-32N7. 1981 


    Box Folder
Graphic materials   3 32

PATCO Strike and F. Lee Bailey - 5JSK5-3-33PB1. 1981 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials   3 33

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Series VI: Fired PATCO Controllers Case Versus The Merit System Protection Board (MSPB) 

Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB): Procedures for Appeal by Fired Air Traffic Controllers. 1981 


    Box Folder
Text   3 34

Retainer Agreements for Appeal of MSPB Decision. 1982-1986 


    Box Folder
Text   3 35

MSPB Hearing on FAA Firing of Stirking Air Traffic Controllers. 1982 


    Box Folder
Text   3 36

Interrogatories Sent by FAA Regarding Questions before the MSPB. 1982 


    Box Folder
Text   30 37

Motion to Compel Discovery in the Case of Michael R. Belanger before the MSPB. 1982 


    Box Folder
Text   3 38

Memoranda Regarding Appeal of MSPB Final Decision before the Federal Ciricuit Court of Appeals. 1982-1983 


    Box Folder
Text   3 39

James S. Kippen's Notice of Intent to Seek Court Review of MSPB Decision. 1983 


    Box Folder
Text   3 40

MSPB Reconsideration of Decision in the Case of Robert J. Adams, et.al. v. The Department of Transportation (FAA). 1983 


    Box Folder
Text   3 41

James S. Kippen Proposed Witness List - Appeal of MSPB Decision. 1983 


    Box Folder
Text   3 42

Memoranda Regarding Supreme Court Denial of Writ of certiorari to Air Traffic Controller Appeals Not Subject to a Factual Defense. 1984-1985 


    Box Folder
Text   3 43

Decision of the United States Court of Federal Appeals on MSPB Decisions. 1986 


    Box Folder
Text   3 44

United States Court of Appeals Decision: Linda J. Darnell, et.al. v. Department of Transportation (FAA) Appeal of MSPB Decision. 1986 


    Box Folder
Text   3 45

Memoranda Regarding Supreme Court Appeal of MSPB Decision / Final Decison of U.S. Federal Ciricuit Court. 1986-1988 


    Box Folder
Text   3 46

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Series VII: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety News Clips 

News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1981 Feburary 


    Box Folder
Text   4 1

News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1981 June 


    Box Folder
Text   4 2

News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Saftey. 1981 July 


    Box Folder
Text   4 3

News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1981 August 3-8 


    Box Folder
Text   4 4

News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1981 August 9-31 


    Box Folder
Text   4 5

News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1981 Spetember 


    Box Folder
Text   4 6

News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1981 October 


    Box Folder
Text   4 7

News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1981 November 


    Box Folder
Text   4 8

News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1981 December 


    Box Folder
Text   4 9

News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1982 January-March 


    Box Folder
Text   4 10

News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1982 April-June 


    Box Folder
Text   4 11

News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1982 July-September 


    Box Folder
Text   4 12

News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1983 


    Box Folder
Text   4 13

News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1984 


    Box Folder
Text   5 1

News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1985 January - April 


    Box Folder
Text   5 2

News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1985 May-August 


    Box Folder
Text   5 3

News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1985 September-December  


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News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1986 January-March 


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News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1986 April-June 


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News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Saftey. 1986 July-September 


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News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1986 October-December 


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News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1987 January-March 


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News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1987 April-June 


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News Clippings: PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety. 1987 July-August 


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Series VIII: Artifacts 

Badge: PATCO Clenched Fist. 1981 


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Badge: Silent Strike - June 22nd ATC Strike. 1981 


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Badge: I'm One - PATCO in 81 


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Badge: I'm Going PATCO. 1981 


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Badge: I'm Proud to Be Union


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Badge: PATCO Flag


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Badge: Reagan-Sherriff-Sundown. 1981 


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Badge: PATCO Now


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Badge: It Ain't Over Yet-PATCO. 1981 


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Badge: Unity-Solidarity. 1981 


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PATCO-FAA Agreement Handbook. 1978 


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PATCO Member Decals. Undated 


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Air Traffic Control Plotter Templates. Undated 


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Cessena Flight Computer. 1970 


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PATCO Coffee Mug. Undated 


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Series IX: Editorial Cartoons about the PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety 

News Clippings: Editorial Cartoons Covering the PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety - Folder 1. 1981-1986 


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News Clippings: Editorial Cartoons Covering the PATCO Strike and Aviation Safety - Folder 2. 1986-1989 


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Series IX: Oversize 

PATCO Chapter #257 Anderws Tower Charter (Framed). 1974 


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13 PATCO Strike Placards (Various Styles). 1981 


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PATCO Labor-Solidarity Poster (Framed). 1981 


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Newspaper Articles Detailing PATCO Strike Events (Mounted of Large Posterboard). 1981-1982 


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