Brown, Irving, 1911-
European Representative for AFL (1945-1955); AFL Representative to International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) (Pakistan)(1951); European Representative, AFL-CIO (1956-1957); Europe/Africa Representative (1958-1977); ICFTU AFL Representative to U.N. (1962); Director, African American Labor Center (AALC)(1965-1973) International Representative, AFL-CIO International Affairs Department (1973-1982); Director, Free Trade Union Institute (FTUI)(1977-1983); Director, AFL-CIO International Affairs Department (1982-1985)
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In December of 1955, the American Federation of Labor (AFL) and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) merged into one entity, the AFL-CIO. This is a collection of AFL-CIO staff oral histories explores the history of the merger including challenges and successes.
Series 9 materials reflect the AFL and AFL-CIO's evolving foreign policy and Meany's concerns in the international field from the postwar period to 1960, that is, from the later years of his tenure as AFL secretary-treasurer through the early years of his AFL and AFL-CIO Presidency. Types of materials include letters, memoranda, and reports.