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Meany, George

 Person

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

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

Subject Files, 1931-1961

 Series 1
Scope and Contents These are file headings created by Shishkin, part of which contain his personal correspondence 1931-1961. Among the most noteworthy letters are those from Illinois Representative Morton D. Hull (1927-1941) who financially aided Shishkin's college education. There are two letters of appointment to government posts addressed to Shishkin signed by President Franklin Roosevelt. Most of the correspondence in the series is between Shishkin and his co-workers in the labor movement and government...

Subject Files, New York Office, 1939-1974

 Series 1
Scope and Contents This series spans the dates 1939 through 1974 and primarily covers dates from 1947 to 1969. It contains mostly correspondence, but also includes clippings, telegrams, published materials, notes, and one book. Major persons represented include Robert Alexander (assistant professor of Economics, Rutgers University; AFL correspondent in Latin America, South America, and the Caribbean); Luigi Antonini (general secretary of ILGWU Local 89 in New York City, president and executive...

Western Europe, 1971-1976

 Series 3
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence, agendas, newspaper clippings, reports, statements, periodicals, interviews, and speeches. The records date from 1971-1976, but most fall within the period 1972-1976. Topics include human rights in the Soviet Union; Finnish icebreakers; French/interinternational relations; the French Department of Defense's National Institute of Armament; Force Ouviere (FO) opposition to the Confederaton Generale du Travail (CGT) [France]; East German/West German relations;...

Western Europe (including Canada and Turkey), 1945-1970

 Series 1
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence, speeches, minutes, reports, clippings, biographical information, conference materials, maps, printed material, and photographs. The records date from 1945 to 1970, but most fall within the period 1955-1970. The records of George Delaney, AFL-CIO International Affairs Representative and worker delegate on the governing board of the International Labor Organization (ILO), cover his post-war work in those organizations from 1948 to 1954 and are located at the...

William Green, 1900-1980

 Series 5
Scope and Contents Images document William Green's career, from 1900 to his death in 1952, with a few photos of his funeral, buildings or structures dedicated in his memory, or ceremonies held at his gravesite. Most images are from his time as president of the American Federation of Labor (AFL), from 1924 to 1952, particularly from the 1930s, 1940s and early 1950s. There are numerous images of Green with national and local labor leaders, including John L. Lewis, Philip Murray, George Meany, Walter Reuther, Frank...