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Meany, George

 Person

President, AFL and AFL-CIO, and Secretary-Treasurer, AFL

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

AFL and AFL-CIO International Affairs Department, AFL Advisors to the United Nations Economic and Social Council records

 Collection 0014-LBR-RG18-008
Overview The American Federation of Labor (AFL) maintained an interest in international trade unionism for many years. During World War II, David Dubinsky and Matthew Woll headed the AFL's international efforts. These papers are the correspondence of the AFL advisors to the United Nations Economic and Social Council from 1945 to 1952. Primary correspondents are Matthew Woll, David Dubinsky, and Toni Sender.

Africa and the Middle East, 1971-1976

 Series 1
Scope and Contents This series contains speeches, correspondence, proposals, reports, press releases, periodicals, interviews, and newspaper clippings. The records date from 1971-1976, but most fall within the period 1972-1976. Topics include the African-American Labor Center; African drought relief; financial and material assistance to AFL-CIO sponsored or supported projects and activities; civil war in Angola and Rhodesia; Turkey's invasion of Cyprus; Kurdish independence; government repression of trade unions...

Africa and the Middle East, 1950-1970

 Series 3
Scope and Contents This series, divided into two subseries, contains correspondence, reports, minutes, legislative bills and hearings, speeches, clippings, proceedings, pamphlets and other printed material, graphics, and photographs. The series spans 1950-1970 while the bulk of the material dates 1953-1970. The records document efforts of U.S., African, and Middle Eastern labor leaders to build a free trade union movement in the region during the Post-World War II and Cold War years. They are...

Asia, 1947-1970

 Series 5
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence, speeches, minutes, biographical information, reports, clippings, conference materials, legislative documents, photographs, maps, and printed material. The records date from 1947 to 1970, but most fall within the period 1955-1970. The records document efforts of U.S. and Asian labor leaders to build free trade union movements in the region during the Post-World-War II and Cold War years. They are particularly valuable in illuminating relations...

Asia and Australia, 1971-1981

 Series 2
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, periodicals, agendas, speeches, press releases, pamphlets, statements, invitations, and photographs (See Series 6: Photographs). The records date from 1971-1981, but most fall within the period 1972-1976. Topics include financial and material assistance to AFL-CIO sponsored or supported projects and activities; civil war and disaster relief in Bangladesh; the Asian-American Free Labor Institute; government...

Correspondence, 1952-1961

 Series 2
Scope and Contents This series consists primarily of Romualdi's correspondence files generated in his capacity as inter-American representative of the AFL and AFL-CIO and, to a lesser extent, as assistant secretary of ORIT. Materials types include correspondence, notes, newspaper clippings, periodicals, agendas, reports, conference materials, resolutions, speeches, minutes, and photographs (separated to Series 5). Correspondents include: Jose M. Aguirre, Editor for Free Labor World; Robert J....

Correspondence, 1951-1966

 Series 1
Scope and Contents The correspondence and memos in this series are comprised mainly of materials to and from Goldfinger, with responses frequently attached to the incoming letters. In addition to routine matters, such as information requests and personnel matters, the subjects of these letters reflect Goldfinger's areas of research expertise: automation, unemployment, monetary policy, right-to-work laws, productivity, inflation, East-West trade, and the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)....

Correspondence, 1955-1962

 Series 3
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence and memos, both incoming and outgoing, of Stanley Ruttenberg as Director of the Research Department from 1961 to 1962. Much of the correspondence deals with information requests, speaking engagements or articles Ruttenberg had submitted for publication. Correspondents include: James Carey, Ewan Claque, Henry Luce, Nat Weinberg, Jay Lovestone, Al Gore and Estes Kefauver.

Departmental and Administrative Files, 1952-1984

 Series 1
Scope and Contents This series documents the departmental and administrative activities of the Civil Rights Department, primarily through staff correspondence files, mailings, meeting minutes, etc. It contains printed, near print, and manuscript material (correspondence, clippings, press releases, position papers, notes, speeches, pamphlets, minutes, reports, and meeting agendas). There may be some overlap with records in the Subject Files series; researchers consulting one series should also consult the other.

Eastern Europe, 1945-1971

 Series 2
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence, reports, minutes, legislative bills, speeches, clippings, proceedings, posters, pamphlets and other printed material, and photographs. The series spans 1945-1971 while the bulk of the material dates 1948-1970. The records document efforts of U.S. and Eastern European labor leaders to build a free trade union movement in Post-World War II and Cold-War Europe. They are particularly valuable in illuminating relations among trade union and government...