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Meany, George



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

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Eastern Europe and the USSR, 1971-1976

 Series 5
Scope and Contents This series contains interviews, invitations, lists, reports, speeches, correspondence, newspaper clippings, press releases, and periodicals. The records date from 1971-1976, but most fall within the period 1974-1976. Topics include the AFL-CIO and anti-communism; political repression in Eastern Europe; human rights abuses in the Soviet Union; political dissidents in the Soviet Union; AFL-CIO opposition to the export of grain to the Soviet Union; and Soviet dissident Alexander...

George Meany, 1924-1980, and undated

 Series 9
Scope and Contents

Includes images from Meany's youth, circa 1906, through his death in 1980, and bulk from 1955 to the mid 1970s. Images document myriad aspects of Meany's lengthy labor career: awards, politics, ceremonies and international affairs. Numerous images show Meany's interaction with major labor and government leaders. Images of Meany's personal life document his art, family, and funeral.

John Lewis, 1919-1971

 Series 6
Scope and Contents Images document Lewis' years as head of the United Mine Workers of America (UMW), the Committee on Industrial Organizations, and later the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), 1919 to 1969, as well as the unveiling of a bust of Lewis at the National Portrait Gallery in 1971. The images date primarily from the 1930s and 1940s. Most of the group images are of Lewis with major labor leaders, including Philip Murray, Sidney Hillman, George Meany, William Green, Frank Morrison, David...

Latin America and the Caribbean, 1959-1970

 Series 4
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence, reports, proceedings, clippings, and other printed material. The records document efforts of U.S., Central and South American, and Caribbean labor leaders to build a free trade union movement in the region. The records are particularly valuable in illuminating relations among trade union and government officials and in charting the development of the American Institute for Free Labor Development (AIFLD) and its many educational, housing and financial...

Latin America and the Caribbean, 1969-1976

 Series 4
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, periodicals, petitions, press releases, and conference materials. The records date from 1969-1979, but most fall within the period 1971-1976. Topics include financial and material assistance to AFL-CIO sponsored or supported projects and activities; American Institute for Free Labor Development (AIFLD) activities; the Kemmons Wilson Construction Company/Bermuda Industrial Union dispute; government repression of trade unions...

Miscellaneous Correspondence and Subject Files, 1959-1979

 Series 3
Scope and Contents This series spans the dates 1959-1979 and consists of correspondence and accompanying printed material relating to the professional concerns and interests of George Meany as a labor leader. It does not, however, contain material which directly concerns the administration of the AFL-CIO or its affiliated labor organizations. The series includes correspondence from prominent political and religious leaders as well as correspondence from rank-and-file union members and their families. Topics...

Morris S. Novik papers

 Collection 0084-LBR-RG95-001

Morris S. Novik was a career as a radio and television consultant for the AFL, AFL-CIO, various unions, and other organizations. The collection focuses on the radio and television outreach in AFL and AFL-CIO campaigns as well as other union involvement in the radio and television industry. Materials consist mostly of scripts, correspondence, transcripts, reports, press releases, speeches, clippings, photographs and posters.

Office of the President, 1890-1981

 Series 1
Scope and Contents

These scrapbooks and photo albums depict certain events that occurred during the presidencies of Samuel Gompers, George Meany, and Lane Kirkland.

Paris Office Files, 1943-1989

 Series 2
Scope and Contents Records in this series span the dates 1943 through 1989, although most of the material dates from 1950 to 1962 and 1973 to 1978. The series contains correspondence, published and unpublished reports, financial records, printed materials, and clippings. Major correspondents represented in the series include Andre LaFond (Secretary, Force Ouvriere); Guilio Pastore (CISL); Jay Lovestone (Executive Secretary, Free Trade Union Committee); George Meany (Secretary-Treasurer, AFL,...

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