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Perlis, Leo, 1912-1986



Director, AFL-CIO Community Services Department

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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...

Eastern Europe, 1945-1971

 Series 2
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence, reports, minutes, legislative bills, speeches, clippings, proceedings, posters, pamphlets and other printed material, and photographs. The series spans 1945-1971 while the bulk of the material dates 1948-1970. The records document efforts of U.S. and Eastern European labor leaders to build a free trade union movement in Post-World War II and Cold-War Europe. They are particularly valuable in illuminating relations among trade union and...

Eastern Europe and the USSR, 1971-1976

 Series 5
Scope and Contents This series contains interviews, invitations, lists, reports, speeches, correspondence, newspaper clippings, press releases, and periodicals. The records date from 1971-1976, but most fall within the period 1974-1976. Topics include the AFL-CIO and anti-communism; political repression in Eastern Europe; human rights abuses in the Soviet Union; political dissidents in the Soviet Union; AFL-CIO opposition to the export of grain to the Soviet Union; and Soviet dissident Alexander...

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