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Kirkland, Joseph Lane

 Person

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

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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...

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...

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.

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 in...

National Urban League, 1963-1980

 Series 10
Scope and Contents This series documents the interaction between the Civil Rights Department and the National Urban League (NUL) and its Labor Affairs Program's Labor Education Advancement Program, which placed minority men and women in high-paying apprenticeship jobs. It also documents activities of the NUL's Trade Union Advisory Council. Donald Slaiman and William Pollard both served on the Labor Education Advancement Program's (LEAP) National Advisory Committee (not simultaneously); AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer...

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.