Willis "Tiny" Brown Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection includes postcards, event programs, labor booklets, and correspondence. The materials are dated from 1962 to 1989.
- Willis "Tiny" Brown (Person)
This collection is open for research.
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Willis "Tiny" Brown was a truck driver from Peoria, Illinois. He was a member of an Illinois IBT local, possibly Local 627, Peoria. In the 1950s and 1960s Willis Brown was a competitor in the annual state-level American Trucking Association "roadeos." tese competitons tested truckers' driving skills such as avoiding obstacles in the road, parking and backing out of a tight space. Willis Brown won a number of Illinois state championships and attending the national competions into the 1980s.
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Language of Materials
Willis "Tiny" Brown was a Teamster truck driver from Peoria, Illinois. He was a regular participant in A,mmerican Trucking Association "roadeos" which were competitions that tested driving skills. The collection consists mainly of programs for the compeitions and the banquets that were the culmination of the competitions.
Collection: Willis "Tiny" Brown Papers. The collection is organized into one series: banquet programs and truck driving competition programs. It is arranged by type of program and then chronologically.
Materials may be stored off-site, and may require additional retrieval time. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.
Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters .
- Labor unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Trucking -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Willis "Tiny" Brown Papers, 1962-1989
- Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
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- Finding aid written in English