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Johnson, Lyndon Baines

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1908-1973

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

James Bruce papers

 Collection 0065-MDHC
Overview James Bruce (1892-1980) spent most of his life in the world of business and banking, working in both New York and Baltimore. He served variously as president of the Baltimore Trust Company, director of American Airlines, and vice president of the National Dairy Products Corporation. He and his family also had ties to diplomacy and early in his life, just prior to enlistment for World War I, Bruce served as private secretary to his uncle, Thomas Nelson Page, U. S. Ambassador to Italy. Several...

C. Scott Fletcher papers

 Collection 0117-MMC-NPBA
Overview Australian-born Cyril Scott Fletcher (1904-1991) was a noncommercial, educational television pioneer. He came to educational and instructional broadcasting via Encyclopedia Britannica Films, where he oversaw the creation of films and filmstrips for the classroom. In 1951, Fletcher became president of the Fund for Adult Education, a part of the Ford Foundation. For the next ten years, Fletcher helped establish the first thirty noncommercial television stations in the United States.He...

Government Agencies Correspondence, 1961-1979

 Series 5
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...

Legislative Reference Files, 1921-1978

 Series 1
Scope and Contents This series includes correspondence, momoranda, transcripts, speeches, clippings, departmental surveys, reports, and official statements on pending bills and legislative issues. Most material is from the dates 1950-1968. Subjects included in the series reflect the historically broad-based nature of the federation's efforts to secure legislation not only of interest to labor, but also of benefit to the whole of American society. Categories for which a substantial volume of records...

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1946-1960

 Series 6
Scope and Contents The largest series in the collection consists of correspondence reflecting Meany's wide-ranging interests and activities beyond the labor movement (i.e., correspondence with church and civic organizations, research institutes, and prominent individuals).

Miscellaneous Correspondence and Subject Files, 1959-1979

 Series 3
Scope and Contents This series spans the dates 1959-1979 and consists of correspondence and accompanying printed material relating to the professional concerns and interests of George Meany as a labor leader. It does not, however, contain material which directly concerns the administration of the AFL-CIO or its affiliated labor organizations. The series includes correspondence from prominent political and religious leaders as well as correspondence from rank-and-file union members and their families. Topics...

Walter Reuther, 1942-1975, and undated

 Series 8
Scope and Contents Includes images of Reuther during his career as head of the United Auto Workers (UAW), 1946-1970, as president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), 1952-1955, and as president of the AFL-CIO's Industrial Union Department, 1955-1970. Also included are images of memorial ceremonies and dedications in Reuther's honor, such as the dedication of the Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs at Wayne State University. Most of the images date from the 1940s through the 1960s....