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Goldfinger, Nathaniel



Goldfinger was Associate Research Director in the CIO Economic Research Department (1950-1955), Assistant Director of the AFL-CIO Economic Research Department (1956?-1963), and served as Director of the AFL-CIO Economic Research Department (1963-1976).

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

AFL-CIO Economic Research Department, Office of Wage and Industrial Relations Records, Anne Draper records

 Collection 0041-LBR-RG13-006

Anne Draper was a staff member and economist of the AFL-CIO Economic Research Department, specializing on issues of wages and prices. Her work shows the interest of the Federation on issues such as credit unions, consumer problems, and the women's movement. The Economic Research Department specialized on providing information about economic issues to the AFL-CIO. This collection consists of material created and collected by Anne Draper.

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...

Correspondence, 1951-1966

 Series 1
Scope and Contents The correspondence and memos in this series are comprised mainly of materials to and from Goldfinger, with responses frequently attached to the incoming letters. In addition to routine matters, such as information requests and personnel matters, the subjects of these letters reflect Goldfinger's areas of research expertise: automation, unemployment, monetary policy, right-to-work laws, productivity, inflation, East-West trade, and the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development...

CIO and AFL-CIO Research Department, Nathaniel Goldfinger records

 Collection 0046-RG13-003-LBR

Nathaniel (Nat) Goldfinger worked on economic research and education at the CIO prior to the merger with AFL, and eventually became the second director of the AFL-CIO Research Department. His work with both organizations mainly concerned economics, for example, inflation, monetary policy, and unemployment. This collection is comprised of his correspondence and subject files for his work with the CIO, the AFL-CIO, and other labor committees and organizations.

Subject Files, 1949-1964

 Series 1
Scope and Contents This series contains subject files maintained by Stanley Ruttenberg and include correspondence, reports, news releases, notes and memos, conference materials, minutes. Some files pertain to AFL-CIO departments, committees or executive council, and records that were in CIO files. Files that ran beyond the end of Ruttenberg's term as director reflected director participation in an organization beginning with Ruttenberg and continuing with Goldfinger. Included in the files were drafts...

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