Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972
- Existence: 1895-1972
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Found in: Special Collections and University Archives / AFL Office of the President, William Green papers
Scope and Contents Series 5 contains general correspondence, similar in content to the correspondence found in Series 1 of the William Green papers (RG1-019). While the correspondence does not reflect AFL policy directly, it generally stems from Green's office and involves Green's position as federation president and the influence of the office. The letters concern appointments, assistance, general greetings, general information, etc. The bulk of the letters date between 1942 and 1949. Some of the individuals or...
Found in: Special Collections and University Archives / AFL and AFL-CIO Office of the President, George Meany papers
Scope and Contents This series, containing correspondence between the office of President George Meany and various U.S. government agencies and departments, spans the dates 1961 to 1979. Particularly voluminous in the series is correspondence with the Labor Department and the White House. This series offers insights into the AFL-CIO's close relationship with the federal government, particularly in the area of labor at missile sites. Other topics covered include: federal prisons, the status of women, equal...
Overview Helen Sioussat (1902-1995) was Director of the Talks and Public Affairs Department at CBS from 1937 to 1958, where she oversaw as many as 300 broadcasts a year addressing such topics as government, labor, education, religion, civil rights and international affairs. She would go on to create the television program, Table Talk
Overview Millard E. Tydings (1890-1961), a graduate of the Maryland Agricultural College and the University of Maryland Law School, and subsequently a member of the University's Board of Regents, rose through the ranks of Maryland politics to serve with distinction in both the U.S. House and Senate. The majority of documents in the collection are contemporaneous with Tydings' 24 years in the U.S. Senate (1927-1951) and, although there are some personal and business papers, political campaigns and issues...