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DRIVE records

Identifier: IBT0070

Scope and Contents

This collection houses the regular and Special Edition volumes of the D.R.I.V.E. Reporter, special reports, DRIVE mailings and brochures and posters. Materials are dated from 1960 to 1991.


  • 1960-1991

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Historical Note

DRIVE - Democratic Republican Independent Voter Education - was officially launched by the IBT in 1960. Its purpose was and remains to elect candicates to public office who are friendly to the interests o Teamster members and to work for the passage or defeat of legislation of special concern to Teamsters.


1 document boxes (Issues of DRIVE Reporter)

Language of Materials



DRIVE is the IBT's voter education arm. Launched in 1960 its purpose is to help elect candidates friendly to labor to public office. This collection consists of copies of the DRIVE Reporter, brochures, mailing materials, posters and other DRIVE promotional materials.


Collection: DRIVE records Organized into one series: DRIVE Reporter and DRIVE Special Edition

Arranged: DRIVE Special Edition is Folder 1, Folders 2-8 contain DRIVE Reporter in chronological order.

Physical Location

Materials may be stored off-site and may require additional retrieval time. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by International Brotherhood of Teamsters, 2016 [2016.025].

Guide to the DRIVE records, 1960-1991
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

2130 H Street NW
Washington 20052 United States of America